Get help with child protection
You may also get help from Legal Aid WA by:
- Asking for advice or representation at court from the duty lawyers at:
Applying for a grant of aid. For some matters we may be able to provide you with a lawyer to help you run your protection and care case and, assist at pre-birth 'Signs of Safety meetings'. If you are a grandparent who has been joined as a party to the case, in limited circumstances you may also be able to get a lawyer.
Where else can I get help?
Click here for where to find other legal help.
For support and information:
- Family Inclusion Network of Western Australia Inc (FINWA)
- Aboriginal Family Support Service
- Grandcare (for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren (full-time) on an informal basis)
- Foster Care Association of Western Australia.
- Advocate for Children in Care
Family Violence Law Help website
Provides simple and clear information about domestic and family violence and the law. This includes information about family law, child protection, child support and domestic violence protection orders. It has a directory of services that can help with legal advice, emergency housing, money and more, for people in WA and Australia wide.
Reviewed: 13 April 2018