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Domestic Violence Response Pilot Program (DVRPP)

Professionals In Social Justice.

We deliver free legal and social supports through 7 specialist teams

We offer a range of FREE legal services to people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities (including migrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and temporary visa holders) living in NSW in relation to domestic violence issues. 

For Clients 

We can offer FREE legal information, referrals or legal advice. In some cases, we can assist with legal representation. We can provide a free interpreter if needed. 

We prioritise our services for people with barriers to accessing justice and accept referrals from legal services, community services and other non-legal programs. 

For Community  

We deliver FREE legal education sessions to the community. Some of the issues we cover will include, but are not limited to: 

  • AVO matters 
  • Divorce / separation 
  • Victim protection and support 
  • Parenting disputes 
  • Minor criminal charges 
  • Debt matters 
  • Physical / spiritual / psychological / sexual / technological abuse 
  • Forced marriage 

For Service Providers 

We offer FREE legal problem-spotting training to community and social workers which looks at: 

  • Identifying common legal problems that you are likely to encounter. 
  • What types of matters free legal services can assist with. 
  • Which free legal services are available in your area. 
  • How to make an effective referral to a free legal service. 

We recognise that you know what works for your community and we welcome your input so our services can be tailored to your needs.  

The easiest way for you to contact us about your legal issue is through this form. 

If you are service provider, you can contact us on 0431 677 037 or at DVRPP@wsclc.org.au  

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Would you like more information about this program?

If you are a community organisation, researcher,
or stakeholder please fill out this contact form
and we will be in touch.

If you are a client seeking assistance,
please contact us using the details above.

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This website has a “quick exit” button near the top right-hand corner of each page. This button will close the Western Sydney Community Legal Centre website and open the Bureau of Meteorology website. The button may be helpful if you are worried that you are being monitored and you are concerned that someone is about to find you looking at this site.

However, the quick close button will not delete your browser history. This means that if the person checks your browser history they will be able to see that you have visited this website.

For information on deleting your internet history click here.

If someone is monitoring your online activity using spyware or monitoring devices, they will still be able to see that you have visited this website.

Remember: Deleting large parts of your internet history may alert your abuser.

To discuss your online safety call DVConnect 1800 811 811 (24-hour telephone advice line) or 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732) (24-hour telephone counselling line).

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