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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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