COVID-19: How can we help?
For the latest updates and advice about COVID-19 as well as the most reliable health information, please refer to the below useful links:
- West Australian Government COVID-19 Updates
- WA Government Department of Health COVID-19 information
- Australian Government Department of Health COVID-19 health alert
- Australian Government Department of Home Affairs COVID-19 and the Australian border alert
- SmartTraveller advice on COVID-19
There may be organisations outside Legal Aid WA that are available to help you with legal problems that have arisen from COVID-19. At this particularly trying time, Legal Aid WA aim to keep this list updated so you can get the support you need. We want to assist you where we can and help to address your legal problems as soon as possible.
Please find a list of organisations outside of Legal Aid WA that may be able to assist with your legal problem or queries:
Community Legal WA – 9221 9322
Community Legal WA can assist you to find a community legal centre near you.
There may also be changes to services for many of the community legal centres. Please refer to individual centres for further details.
Consumer Credit Legal Service WA – 9221 7066
The Consumer Credit Legal Service WA provides information and advice to Western Australians with financial related disputes such as mortgages and consumer debts.
Consumer Protection Western Australia – 1300 304 054
Consumer Protection Western Australia has information on their website about your consumer rights during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic relating to retail and travel issues.
Employment Law Centre of Western Australia – 1300 130 956 or 9227 0111
The Employment Law Centre of WA provides information and advice to Western Australians on employment law matters. Their website contains information about common employment law issues.
Welfare Rights and Advocacy Service – 9328 1751
The Welfare Rights and Advocacy Service provides advice, information, and referrals in relation to Centrelink social security matters to Western Australians living in its catchment area of the north of the Swan River to the top of the state of WA and across to the SA/NT border.
Tenancy WA – 9221 0088 (metropolitan area) 1800 621 888 (country free call)
Tenancy WA provides advice to tenants in Western Australia relating to tenancy issues. They also have information on their website on common tenancy problems.