Western Australia

Pro Bono Legal Services in Western Australia

Legal Aid Commission of WA

https://www.legalaid.wa.gov.au/

Legal Aid WA is the public face of the Legal Aid Commission of Western Australia. We are the largest provider of legal aid services in Western Australia, with around 300 lawyers and support staff in 9 offices covering Perth and regional WA.

18/2 Delhi Street, West
T: 1300 650 579 (Infoline)

Law Access (Law Society of WA)

http://www.lawsocietywa.asn.au/law-access/

Law Access is a not-for-profit organisation that coordinates the giving of pro bono (free) legal assistance by the Western Australian legal profession.

E: lawaccess@lawaccess.net.au for legal assistance

WA Bar Association Pro Bono Service

http://www.wabar.asn.au/

The WA Bar is committed to promoting the highest standards of competence and ethical practice in the provision of independent advocacy and advice services.

Aboriginal Family Law Service

http://www.afls.org.au/

Aboriginal Family Legal Service WA is an independent, specialist Family Violence service provider operating under the Family Violence Prevention Legal Service program and funded by the National Indigenous Australians Agency.

Albany Community Legal Centre

https://www.albanyclc.com.au/

The Albany Community Legal Centre Inc. is an independent, non-profit organisation which is contracted by the Federal Government to deliver community legal services in the Great Southern region of Western Australia It is not part of Legal Aid, is independent of Government and its Management Committee

Albany Family Violence Prevention Legal Services

https://www.sacorp.com.au/

SAC is the leading organisation in the region to provide services and support to the Aboriginal communities.

The FVPLS unit provides assistance to Aboriginal adults and children who are victims/survivors of family violence and/or sexual assault. We provide legal assistance, counselling, advocacy, and community legal education.

Citizens Advice Bureau

http://www.cabwa.com.au/

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation connecting people all over Western Australia with information and services so they can make independent and informed decisions. We provide information and referral, a low-cost legal advice service on a wide range of issues, and a mediation service.

Consumer Credit Legal Service (WA)

https://cclswa.org.au/

Consumer Credit Legal Service provides free legal advice to WA consumers in the area of banking, finance, and related consumer disputes. We are here to help, call (08) 9221 7066 today.

Employment Law Centre (WA)

https://elcwa.org.au/

Employment Law Centre of WA helps vulnerable employees understand and enforce their rights at work through quality legal advice, assistance, representation, education, and law reform.

The Environmental Defenders Office for Tasmania

https://www.edo.org.au/

Environmental Defenders Office uses the law to protect our wildlife, people, and places.

Fremantle Community Legal Centre

https://www.fremantle.wa.gov.au/

Fremantle Community Legal Centre provides a range of legal and non-legal services to low-income members of the local community. We are a non-profit organisation and have been operating for more than 30 years, managed by the City of Fremantle.

Goldfields Community Legal Centre

http://www.gclc.com.au/

The GCLC is a Not for Profit Legal Service that came about due to the efforts of local legal professionals who identified a significant gap in affordable legal services within the Goldfields Region; it took more than eleven years to be awarded funding to provide the legal services to the most disadvantaged people within the Goldfields community.

Gosnells Community Legal Centre

https://gosclc.com.au/

Gosnells Community Legal Centre Inc. (GCLC) promotes basic human rights, including housing, income, equality, freedom, and dignity, by a variety of support services to resolve legal, economic or social issues.

Kimberley Community Legal Services

https://www.kcls.org.au/

KCLS is an independent, not-for-profit community legal service. We provide free legal, financial counselling and tenancy services to financially disadvantaged people in the Kimberley.

Marninwarntikura Family Violence Prevention Legal Unit

https://mwrc.com.au/

The Marnin Family Support and Legal Unit (MFSLU) delivers culturally appropriate legal representation and non-legal holistic support services primarily in the area of safety, wellbeing and strengthening family capacity. The MFSLU works with women and communities to find solutions to effectively address the impact & challenges experienced by women & children in relation to domestic & family violence.

Mental Health Law Centre (WA)

https://mhlcwa.org.au/

The Mental Health Law Centre was established in 1997 as a result of recommendations made in the Report of the Ministerial Taskforce on Mental Health in March 1996. The Centre opened at the same time the Mental Health Act 1996 came into operation and provided advice and representation to clients with mental health issues who had been made involuntary under the Act.

Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre

https://nsclegal.org.au/

The Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre (NSCLC), first established in 1996, is a non-profit, multidisciplinary legal centre that provides high quality legal, advocacy, and support services. Our service is provided primarily to people residing in Perth’s northern suburbs, with some programs offered across Western Australia.

Peel Community Legal Services

https://www.peelcls.com.au/

Peel Community Legal Services offers free legal advice and advocacy support to people of the Peel region. Our services cover family law, criminal law, child support, tenancy issues, credit and debt and Centrelink areas.

Pilbara Community Legal Service

https://www.pcls.net.au/

Pilbara Community Legal Service Inc. (PCLS) provide accessible, equitable, responsible, and culturally appropriate advice, support and advocacy to the people of the Pilbara.

Regional Alliance West

http://raw.org.au/

RAW remains a non-profit organisation providing services to people experiencing disadvantage in the Mid-West, Murchison, and Gascoyne regions of WA.

SCALES Community Legal Centre

https://www.murdoch.edu.au/

The Southern Communities Advocacy Legal and Education Service Inc. (SCALES) is a community legal centre and the site of the Murdoch University legal clinic and opened its doors in April 1997. SCALES was established by Murdoch University in partnership with the local community. SCALES runs a Clinical Legal Education unit and an Advanced Clinical Legal Education unit.

South West Community Legal Centre

https://www.swclc.org.au/

South West Community Legal Centre Inc. is a not for profit organisation providing quality, free or low cost legal services to disadvantaged and vulnerable people across the South West region of Western Australia.

Street Law Centre

https://streetlawcentre.org.au/

Street Law is a free outreach legal service for the homeless and those at risk of homelessness in Western Australia.

Sussex Street Community Law Service

http://www.sscls.asn.au/

Sussex Street Community Law Service Inc is a ‘non-profit’ non-government community based organisation that provides access to accountable, non-judgemental and effective legal services to low income people in the community.

Tenancy WA

http://www.tenancywa.org.au/

Tenancy WA is a not-for-profit specialist community legal centre that provides quality legal services to residential tenants anywhere in Western Australia. We are committed to supporting the fundamental human right to safe, secure, and affordable housing.

Circle Green Community Legal

https://circlegreen.org.au/

Circle Green is a community legal centre in Western Australia providing state-wide specialist legal services in employment, residential tenancy law, family and domestic violence, and migration services aimed at assisting people who are otherwise disadvantaged in their access to legal services.

Welfare Rights & Advocacy Service

https://circlegreen.org.au/

Welfare Rights & Advocacy Service (WA) is a not-for-profit community legal centre that provides independent advice, information, referral, representation and advocacy in relation to Centrelink, Family Assistance, Tenancy and Social Security prosecution matters.

Wheatbelt Community Legal Centre

https://www.wheatbeltclc.com.au/

We are an independent, not-for-profit, community-based organisation that provides free legal services for vulnerable people in the Wheatbelt community. Serving locals for more than 20 years, we provide assistance in the areas of family law, child protection, criminal law, civil law and tenancy advocacy. We also provide outreach services in Moora and Merredin.

Women’s Legal Service WA

https://www.wlswa.org.au/

 Women’s Legal Service WA is a not-for-profit community legal centre providing legal advice, support and advocacy to WA women experiencing disadvantage.

Youth Legal Service

http://youthlegalserviceinc.com.au/

Youth Legal Service is a not-for-profit organisation providing free legal services to children and young people across Western Australia. Youth Legal Service is accredited by the Community Legal Centres Australia under the National Accreditation Scheme.

 

Family Violence Prevention Legal Services

 

Djinda Services at the Women’s Legal Service WA

https://www.wlswa.org.au/

Legal information and advice
T: (08) 9200 2202

Djinda Services at Relationships Australia (WA)

https://www.relationshipswa.org.au/

Advocacy and support services
T: (08) 6164 0650

Albany Family Violence Prevention Legal Service

https://www.sacorp.com.au/

Albany
1800 557 187 or (08) 9842 7751

AFLS’s Regional Offices

https://www.afls.org.au/

Broome
T: (08) 9193 5455

Carnarvon

T: (08) 9941 3633

Geraldton

T: (08) 9965 4654

Kalgoorlie

T: (08) 9021 0244

Kununurra

T: (08) 9168 2001

Port Hedland

T: (08) 9172 5024

Environmental Defenders Office for Western Australia

https://www.edo.org.au/

Environmental Defenders Office uses the law to protect our wildlife, people and places.