Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Support
Newcastle Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services (NWDVCAS) has specialist workers to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and kids at court.
How we help:
Support you and provide a safe place for you to wait while you’re at court
Give you information about court and AVOs, If you wish, where possible, have an Aboriginal worker to help you
Help you talk with the gunjies or your lawyer
Put you in touch with other support services and legal advice. In a number of courts, Legal Aid NSW provides lawyers who can give you free, independent legal advice.