Women's Legal Services

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    Central Australian Women’s Legal Service

    Central Australian Women’s Legal Service (CAWLS) delivers a holistic, culturally safe, trauma informed legal service for women. Our team can help with information about legal issues, legal advice and representation, referral to support services, community legal education and law reform advocacy.

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    CAWLS

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    Katherine Women’s Information & Legal Service (KWILS)

    Katherine Women’s Information & Legal Service (KWILS) is a not-for-profit Community Legal Centre based in Katherine, Northern Territory. We are a specialist women’s legal service providing all women, and those who identify as women, in Katherine and the Big Rivers Region access to free and professional legal and support services, with a particular focus on the reduction of domestic, family and sexual violence. We also provide community legal education and undertake advocacy and law reform work in areas that improve gender equity and address gendered violence.

    KWILS aims to ensure that all women in the Katherine region have access to free legal advice and representation in the following areas:

    • Domestic, Family and Personal Violence
    • Child protection
    • Family Law
    • Discrimination (age, sex, race, gender etc)
    • Employment (including sexual harassment)
    • Government complaints (including the conduct of Police, Corrections & Education)
    • Health Care Complaints Commission (including the conduct of Health Care, Aged Care and Disability Care Providers)
    • Coronial Inquests
    • Tenancy Law (public and private tenancies)
    • Social Security/Centrelink
    • Consumer law (Credit & Debts)
    • Victims of Crime and Motor Accidents Compensation

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    KWILS

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    NT Legal Aid Commission

    We provide free and confidential legal information, referral to other helpful services and legal advice appointments for most legal problems in the NT.

    Call the Legal Aid Helpline on 1800 019 343. The Helpline operator will talk about what type of problem you need help with and connect you to the correct office at Legal Aid to make an appointment. We provide legal advice over the phone, or in person if that is preferred.

    Your nearest Legal Aid office runs legal advice clinics in family law, criminal law and civil law matters.

    Ongoing legal representation is available to people who qualify for a grant of legal aid. We require you to meet a financial means test and your legal problem must be something we are funded to provide representation for.

    Take your first step towards a solution and call the Legal Aid Helpline on 1800 019 343

     

     

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    NT Legal Aid Commission

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    Pathways Program

    Carpentaria’s Pathways Program is an individual and outcomes-based approach to day program activities for adults with a disability. Programs are tailored to individual interests and goals, and support ongoing learning and skill development opportunities across a wide range of activities delivered in custom-built facilities and in the community.

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    Carpentaria

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    Top End Women’s Legal Service (TEWLS)

    TEWLS provides free civil and family law services, including legal information and referral, advice, casework and representation services, community legal education, and advocacy to women in the Top End.

    TEWLS is able to provide free legal advice and legal information and referral services to all women and people identifying as women in the Greater Darwin region. Women wishing to access our services are able to seek free legal help in person at the TEWLS office or at our various clinic locations, as well as over the phone.

    How we can help

    TEWLS provides holistic and culturally appropriate legal and related non-legal services.

    For more information about how TEWLS can help you, please see How We Can Help.

    Legal advice and representation

    TEWLS is able to provide free legal advice to all women and people identifying as women in the Greater Darwin region, including legal information and referral services. TEWLS also provides casework and representation services on a case-by-case basis.

    For more information about TEWLS’ provision of legal advice and representation services, please see Legal Advice & Representation.

    Areas of Law

    TEWLS provides legal services in most areas of civil and family law, including:

    For more information about the areas of law that we are able to assist with, please see Areas of Law.

    Where can I meet with TEWLS?

    TEWLS provides legal services in-house at our Darwin office, as well as at various outreach and clinic locations.

    For more information about where you can meet with TEWLS, please see Clinic Locations.

    Community Legal Education

    TEWLS has a strong commitment to community legal education – we believe that by empowering women with knowledge and information about the legal system, women and the community at large will be able to better access the legal system.

    For more information about TEWLS’ Community Legal Education programs and how you can contact TEWLS to discuss legal education workshops and/or campaigns, please see Community Legal Education.

    Not in the Northern Territory?

    If you are in a state or territory other than the Northern Territory, or need a different community legal centre, please see the National Association of Community Legal Centres website for information about a community legal centre, including women’s legal service, in your local area.

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    TEWLS