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Telephone Advice Lines

Women’s Legal Service NSW telephone legal advice lines:

Women’s Legal Advice Line:

(02) 8745 6988

1800 801 501 (rural)

Free confidential legal information, advice and referrals for women in NSW with a focus on family law, domestic violence, parenting issues and sexual assault. Read more about our legal advice services.

Mondays: 9:30am-12:30pm
Tuesdays: 1:30pm–4:30pm
Thursdays: 9:30am–12:30pm

Domestic Violence Legal Advice Line:

(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.

Mondays: 1:30pm–4:30pm
Tuesdays: 9:30am–12:30pm
Thursdays: 1:30pm–4:30pm
Fridays: 9:30am-12:30pm

First Nations Women’s Legal Contact Line:

(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 First Nations Women’s Legal Program.

Mondays: 10am–12:30pm
Tuesdays: 10am–12:30pm
Thursdays: 10am–12:30pm

Working Women’s Legal Service:

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. Changes to this service during the Covid-19 situation mean that you will be asked to submit information via a form and we will then be in touch with you via email.

If you need urgent legal advice, please contact LawAccess on 1300 888 529


Evening Telephone Advice 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.

Find out more about our Evening Advice Line.

LawAccess NSW

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

Women’s Legal Service NSW does not provide legal advice by 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.

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