The ability of Aboriginal women to access the legal system without professional and ongoing holistic support is limited. It is therefore important that Aboriginal women are able to access culturally appropriate services to help and support them through the process.

Below are some useful services that can help you to find an appropriate service in your area:

Women’s Legal Services NSW – Indigenous Women’s Legal Program 
Tollfree 1800 639 784 | Sydney 02 8745 6977
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10am–12:30pm

Wirringa Baiya Aboriginal Women’s Legal Centre
Tollfree 1800 686 587 | Sydney 02 5969 38 47

Below are some useful links to Aboriginal services:

Aboriginal Legal Service 
1800 765 767

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services

Closing the Gap Clearinghouse

Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse

Rekindling the Spirit

Link Up

Women’s Health and Family Services

Aboriginal Medical Service Western Sydney

Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council

Aboriginal Counselling Services


CALD & Refugee

Community Relations Commission of NSW                                                                  

Immigrant Women’s Speakout 
(02) 9635 8022

Immigration Advice & Rights Centre

Legal Aid NSW Immigration Service
(02) 9219 5790

Refugee Advice & Casework Service

Services for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Services (STARTTS)
(02) 9794 1900

Translating and Interpreting Service 
131 450                                                                      

Transcultural Mental Health Centre 
1800 648 911



Safe Relationships Project

Inner City Legal Centre

The Gender Centre

Transgender Anti-Violence Project

Organisation Intersex International (OII) Australia


Anti-Violence Project, ACON

Gay and Lesbian Counselling Service


Camp Out

Another Closet



Intellectual Disability Rights Service (IDRS)

National Disability Services

House With No Steps

Challenge Disability Services

Useful Links

Aging, disability and homecare

Physical Disability Council of NSW

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) Information and Referral Directory

Carers NSW

Austistic Spectrum Australia

Blind Citizens Australia

Brain Injury Assn. of NSW

Cerebral Palsy Australia

Deaf Australia (NSW)

Deaf Society of NSW

Deafness Council of NSW

Down Syndrome NSW

Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW (MDAA)

National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA)

NSW Council for Intellectual Disability

Paraplegic & Quadraplegic Assn. of NSW

Post-Polio Network (NSW)

Spastic Centre NSW

Spinal Cord Injury Australia

Vision Australia


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