Women’s Legal Service NSW would like to wish you a very happy and safe festive season.
Our office will be closed from 1 pm on Friday, 23 December 2016 and will re-open in the new year at 9 am on Monday, 9 January 2017.
Telephone Advice Lines
Women’s Legal Service NSW telephone legal advice lines:
- Women’s Legal Advice Line
- Domestic Violence Legal Advice Line
- Indigenous Women’s Legal Contact Line
- Working Women’s Legal Service
- Care and Protection Legal Advice Line
- Evening Telephone Advice Service
(02) 8745 6988
1800 801 501
Free confidential legal information, advice and referrals for women in NSW with a focus on family law, domestic violence and sexual assault. Read more about our legal advice services.
(02) 8745 6999
1800 810 784
Free confidential legal information, advice and referrals for women in NSW with a focus on domestic violence and Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders. Read more about our Domestic Violence Legal Service.
(02) 8745 6977
1800 639 784
Free confidential legal information, advice and referrals for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in NSW with a focus on domestic violence, sexual assault, parenting issues, family law, discrimination and victim’s support. Read more about our Indigenous Women’s Legal Program.
(02) 8745 6954
Free legal advice for women who have experienced sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination or discrimination because of family responsibilities. Read more about our Working Women’s Legal Service.
(02) 8745 6908
Free legal advice for mothers and other female relatives who are dealing with the Department of Family and Community Services (DoCS). Read more about our Care and Protection service.
Free legal advice by telephone about family law and discrimination at work. Telephone appointments are available on Tuesday evenings from 6 pm to 8 pm. You can request an appointment with a lawyer using an online booking form or find out more about the Evening Advice Service.
For legal advice about other topics, or outside WLS NSW advice line hours, please call LawAccess on 1300 888 529, Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm.
Face-to-face advice services
WLS NSW provides face-to-face legal advice through a number of outreach programs.
Office hours: Monday–Friday: 9am–1pm and 2pm–4.30pm
Phone: (02) 8745 6900, Fax: (02) 9749 4433
PO Box 206, Lidcombe NSW 1825
Women’s Legal Service NSW does not provide legal advice via email. Confidential information about the substance of a matter should not be given by email as it is not possible for WLS NSW to protect any confidential information provided. For legal advice please call our legal advice lines.
We welcome feedback that will help us improve our service. You can phone the Manager on (02) 8745 6900 or write to us at the address above.
Women needing an interpreter can contact the Telephone Interpreter Service on:
131 450 and ask the interpreter to contact us on (02) 8745 6900.
We will connect you to a solicitor for legal advice.
If you are deaf or hearing impaired, please contact us via the National Relay Service on:133 677 (TTY/Voice) or
1300 555 727 (SSR)
For media enquires contact our Executive Officer, Helen Campbell, on 02 8745 6900 or on 0415 296 392.
Women and Family Law