Specialist legal service for women experiencing domestic and family violence in New South Wales. Its main objective is to inform women who have experienced violence about their legal rights and to help women obtain access to justice.
The Domestic Violence Legal Service provides a range of free and confidential legal services including:
Casework, legal advice and advocacy
Education and training
Committees and Consultations
Policy development and law reform
Publications and resources
Publicly available mental health information and self-help resources.
Self-help resources and low intensity interventions, including digital mental health, group and peer supports.
A mix of self-help resources, including digital mental health and low intensity interventions. Also psychological services for individuals who require them.
High intensity services including periods of intensive intervention that may involve multidisciplinary support. Where issues may be persistent or episodic without a high level of risk, complexity or disability.
Intensive team-based specialist assessment and intervention (typically state/territory mental health services) with involvement from a range of different mental health professionals including case managers, psychiatrists, allied health workers, and GPs. Includes a high level of risk, disability or complexity.