Indigenous

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
www.wlsnsw.org.au

Wirringa Baiya Aboriginal Women’s Legal Centre
Tollfree 1800 686 587 | Sydney 02 5969 38 47
www.wirringabaiya.org.au

Below are some useful links to Aboriginal services:

Aboriginal Legal Service 
1800 765 767
www.alsnswact.org.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services 
www.nwjc.org.au/atisla.html

Closing the Gap Clearinghouse
www.aifs.gov.au/closingthegap

Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse
www.indigenousjustice.gov.au

Rekindling the Spirit
www.rekindlingthespirit.org.au

Link Up
www.linkupnsw.org.au

Women’s Health and Family Services
www.whfs.org.au/programs/aboriginal-services

Aboriginal Medical Service Western Sydney
www.amsws.org.au

Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council
www.ahmrc.org.au

Aboriginal Counselling Services
www.aboriginalcounsellingservices.com.au

 


CALD & Refugee

Community Relations Commission of NSW                                                                           
www.crc.nsw.gov.au

Immigrant Women’s Speakout 
(02) 9635 8022
www.speakout.org.au

Immigration Advice & Rights Centre
www.iarc.asn.au

Legal Aid NSW Immigration Service
(02) 9219 5790
www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/what-we-do/civil-law/immigration-service

Refugee Advice & Casework Service
www.racs.org.au

Services for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Services (STARTTS)
(02) 9794 1900
www.startts.org.au

Translating and Interpreting Service 
131 450                                                                               
www.immi.gov.au/living-in-australia/help-with-english/help_with_translating/

Transcultural Mental Health Centre 
1800 648 911
www.dhi.gov.au/tmhc/tmhc/default.aspx

 


LGBTIQ

Safe Relationships Project
www.iclc.org.au/srp

Inner City Legal Centre
www.iclc.org.au

The Gender Centre
www.gendercentre.org.au

Transgender Anti-Violence Project
www.tavp.org.au

Organisation Intersex International (OII) Australia
www.oiiaustralia.com

ACON
www.acon.org.au

Anti-Violence Project, ACON
www.acon.org.au/anti-violence/

Gay and Lesbian Counselling Service
www.glcsnsw.org.au

Twenty10
www.glcsnsw.org.au

Camp Out
www.campout.org.au

Another Closet
www.anothercloset.com.au

 


Disability

www.pwd.org.au

Intellectual Disability Rights Service (IDRS)
www.idrs.org.au

National Disability Services
www.nds.org.au

House With No Steps
www.hwns.com.au

Challenge Disability Services
www.challserv.org.au

Useful Links

Aging, disability and homecare
www.adhc.nsw.gov.au

Physical Disability Council of NSW
www.pdcnsw.org.au

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) Information and Referral Directory
www.wwda.org.au/portcont.htm

Carers NSW
www.carersnsw.asn.au

Austistic Spectrum Australia
www.autismspectrum.org.au

Blind Citizens Australia
www.bca.org.au

Brain Injury Assn. of NSW
www.biansw.org.au

Cerebral Palsy Australia
www.cpaustralia.com.au

Deaf Australia (NSW)
www.deafau.org.au

Deaf Society of NSW
www.deafsocietynsw.org.au

Deafness Council of NSW
www.deafnesscouncilofnsw.org.au

Down Syndrome NSW
www.dsansw.org.au

Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW (MDAA)
www.mdaa.org.au

National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA)
www.neda.org.au

NSW Council for Intellectual Disability
www.nswcid.org.au

Paraplegic & Quadraplegic Assn. of NSW
www.paraquad.org.au

Post-Polio Network (NSW)
www.post-polionetwork.org.au

Spastic Centre NSW
www.tscnsw.org.au

Spinal Cord Injury Australia
www.scia.org.au

Vision Australia
www.visionaustralia.org.au


 

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