Below is a list of legal support services, including community legal centres, low cost or free legal advice and support, victim support services and private law firms specialising in family and domestic violence and/or family law. If you cannot find local legal  support services for your area, there is a list of state and national legal support services at the bottom of this page.

Pilbara Community Legal Service – Karratha

PCLS has solicitors located in Karratha and Hedland. The legal service is provided to the people of the Pilbara and outreach is conducted on an at needs basis. 
 
The service is free and is specific in the following areas:
  • Property Settlement
  • Parenting
  • Divorce
  • Care and Protection
  • Family and Domestic Violence
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation
  • Wills and Deceased Estates (Limited Services)
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Pilbara Community Legal Service

PCLS has solicitors located in Karratha and Hedland. The legal service is provided to the people of the Pilbara and outreach is conducted on an at needs basis. 
 
The service is free and is specific in the following areas:
  • Property Settlement
  • Parenting
  • Divorce
  • Care and Protection
  • Family and Domestic Violence
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation
  • Wills and Deceased Estates (Limited Services)
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Wheatbelt Community Legal Centre Inc

The Wheatbelt Community Legal Centre provides information, referrals, legal advice, non-legal support, Tenancy advocacy and casework.

Court representation is limited by Centre resources, priorities under funding agreements and our lawyers capacity.

Office based in Northam and covers the Wheatbelt. Outreach services provided in Narrogin, Moora and Merredin.

 

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Kimberley Community Legal Services Kununarra

KCLS provides advice, referral, legal information and casework assistance, representation and community legal education. These services cover tenancy, Centrelink, family violence, discrimination and complaints, consumer and credit law, and more. Also available is advocacy and financial counselling. Offices are situated in Broome and Kununarra with outreach services to all areas of the Kimberley. 
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Kimberley Community Legal Services

KCLS is an independent, not-for-profit community legal service. We provide free legal, financial counselling and tenancy services to financially disadvantaged people in the Kimberley.

KCLS is the largest remotely located civil law service in Australia, and 84 per cent of our clients are Aboriginal.

We operate across Western Australia’s Kimberley region from our offices in Kununurra and Broome, servicing urban and remote towns and communities.

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Victim Support Service

Is a voluntary and free service available to victims of crime.

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Legal Aid – Katanning

Legal Aid WA offers free or low-cost legal services to the community. They can help with questions about the law, going to court, or advice on a legal problem.
If there is trouble getting help because of a disability, language barriers, or  location, they will do their best to help access their services.
Legal Aid WA’s Great Southern Regional Office provides duty lawyers for Magistrates Court and Children’s Court circuits in Katanning. 
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Pilbara Community Legal Service – Newman

PCLS has solicitors located in Karratha and Hedland. The legal service is provided to the people of the Pilbara and outreach is conducted on an at needs basis. 
 
The service is free and is specific in the following areas:
  • Property Settlement
  • Parenting
  • Divorce
  • Care and Protection
  • Family and Domestic Violence
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation
  • Wills and Deceased Estates (Limited Services)
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Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Broome

The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Limited (ALSWA) is a not for profit organisation which provides legal representation and support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in Western Australia.
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Relationships Australia WA – Djnda Service

Relationships Australia WA and the Women’s Legal Service WA are working together to deliver Djinda Service.

They provide support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in Perth metropolitan area who have experienced family violence and/or sexual assault. They are Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women, mothers and sisters who care about the future of Aboriginal communities. They have personal and professional experience and understanding of family violence.

In addition to face-to-face meetings and support to attend appointments, they provide advocacy, referrals and practical support including:
– Counselling
– Help with crisis accommodation, Centrelink and child protection

They provide legal advice and representation in:
– Family violence restraining orders
– Current child protection matters
– Victims’ compensation where it relates to family violence
– Family law (parenting and divorce only)

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