What We Do

We provide women experiencing relationship breakdown and family violence free legal advice and representation with their family law, family violence, child protection, victims of crime and migration law matters.


Call us for support: 1800 133 302

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Women’s Legal Service is a not for profit organisation which has been providing free legal services to women since 1982.


We work with and for women experiencing particular disadvantage to address legal issues arising from relationship breakdown or violence.


WLSV is funded by the government, but relies heavily on donations and in kind support. Your donation will help make a difference. 


Women’s Legal Service is not accepting volunteer applications at the moment. We invite you to check our website for future opportunities.


Volunteers have been supporting Women’s Legal Service Victoria (WLSV) since 1981. We are committed to supporting volunteer involvement to extend and enhance our services and to provide meaningful work for women within the legal sector and associated fields.

Legal services for women and sector practitioners in Victoria

Training sector professionals on legal issues arising from relationship breakdown and violence against women

Creating change - ensuring women's voices are heard in the development of law and policy

Assisting women and their children for over 40 years

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Some of the community partners that we work with