Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service (AFVLS)

  1. About this service

    Provides legal assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims/survivors of family violence and sexual assault, predominantly women and their children. They also assist non-Aboriginal people experiencing family violence who are parents of Aboriginal children. Provides legal advice and representation in relation to Intervention Orders, Family Law, Child Protection and Victims of Crime Assistance.

      • Service name

        Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service (AFVLS)

      • Service address

        292 Hoddle Street Abbotsford VIC 3067
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      • Additional sites

        No

      • Phone

        1800 105 303

      • Fax

        9416 0147

      • Twitter

        https://twitter.com/DjirraVIC

      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help, Some Help, Just Curious

      • Service area

        City of Kingston, City of Glen Eira, City of Port Phillip, City of Stonnington

      • Service hours

        Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm

      • Eligibility criteria

        Aboriginal victims/survivors and Non-Aboriginal parents of Aboriginal children who are victims/survivors of family violence or sexual assault

      • Service type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Costs

        No Costs

      • Disability access

        Yes, but requires booking in advance

      • Outreach

        Yes

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      • Participation length

        As Required

      • Participation type

        Voluntary

      • Secondary consult

        No

      • Staff profile

        Qualified Staff

      • Who can refer

        Anyone

      • Referral mode

        Not Appropriate

  2. Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service (AFVLS)