What We Do

Women’s Legal Service Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation that has been providing free legal services to women since 1982. We work with women experiencing disadvantage to address legal issues arising from relationship breakdown or violence.

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Legal Advice Line for Victim-Survivors of Sexual Assault

If you are a victim-survivor of sexual assault who has questions about the legal issues around telling your story or being identified publicly, please contact our free legal advice and referral service.

 

The service is staffed by female lawyers, who specialise in legal issues arising from violence against women. Our lawyers can advise individual women on how the current law might affect them.

 

This new service operates from Mondays to Fridays between 9am and 5pm.

 

Please call

Metro Melbourne tel (03) 8622 0600

Regional callers tel 1800 133 302

Donate

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. 

Volunteer

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 30 years

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Some of the community partners that we work with