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

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 – 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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Aboriginal Legal Service of WA – Halls Creek

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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Aboriginal Legal Service of WA – Northam

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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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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Nyarlu Miyarnumualgu

An outreach service for Aboriginal Women.
If you are coming back to the community from prison, we may be able to make the move easier for you.
We can help with:
  • Planning the move
  • Finding a place to live
  • Sorting out income and budgets
  • Connecting you with other support services
  • Employment, training and volunteer opportunities
  • Counselling services
Proving services to communities within the MidWest as far as Meekatharra, including Mt Magnet, Cue, Northampton and Yalgoo
 
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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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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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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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Over the past two years DVassist has been offering a telephone and webchat counselling service as part of a pilot project funded by the Commonwealth Government.

The project is now complete and consequently our counselling services are no longer operating as of Friday 21 October 2022.

For 24-hour confidential information, counselling and support for family and domestic violence please call
1800 Respect on 1800 737 732.

For crisis support, including referrals to women’s refuges, please call Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline on
1800 007 339.

If you are in immediate danger
please call 000.

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