Family Violence Legal Services Aboriginal Corporation - Ceduna
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Family Violence Legal Service Aboriginal Corporation
An ideal candidate is a law volunteer who has experience in working with Aboriginal people, an interest in the justice sector and knowledge of family violence.
About this Public Assistance Legal Service:
The Family Violence Legal Service Aboriginal Corporation, South Australia (FVLSAC SA) has three offices in South Australia at the following locations: Ceduna, Port Augusta and Port Lincoln. The principal South Australian office is in Port Augusta with permanent full time services in Ceduna and Port Lincoln.
FVLS SA lawyers provide free advice, casework, advice, court advocacy and support relating to prevention of family and domestic violence in Aboriginal families which includes assistance with restraining order applications, victims of crime compensation, court representation, child protection, family law and debt related matters. A main goal is to assist and protect Indigenous Australian victim-survivors of family violence and/or sexual assault, in a culturally sensitive environment.
FVLS SA provides services to both women and men equally, and seek to protect children as a primary goal. Services also extend to non-indigenous persons where such services will provide a direct and substantial benefit to an Indigenous Australian. Services do not extend to those who cause harm to others, or who are charged with criminal offences.
FVLS SA also provides support and education services in the following areas:
- Victim support & referral
- Community education & engagement - FVLSAC is currently engaged with the You Me Unity - National Conversation About Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Constitutional Recognition in promoting equality, and for seeking constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians.
- Program delivery to prevent family violence & sexual assault
FVLS SA is interested in the following areas:
- Aboriginal People
- Acts of Violence
- Civil Law
- Community Legal Services
- Courts of Law
- Criminal Injuries Compensation
- Domestic Violence
- Law & Justice
- Legal Representation
- Legal Services
- Sexual Assault Assistance
Address: 26 Jervois St, Port Augusta, SA 5700 Australia
Phone: 08 8641 2195
Address: 17 McKenzie Street, Ceduna SA 5690
Phone: 08 8625 3800
Address: Level 1 Jobomi House, 50 Liverpool Street, Port Lincoln SA 5606
Phone: 08 8683 1896
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