Family Violence Service

Is a voluntary and free service available for family violence victims who may need assistance with court support, information and referral to other services.

The Family Violence Service is available at the Magistrates Court of Western Australia at Armadale, Fremantle, Joondalup, Midland, Perth and Rockingham.

The Family Violence Service is a voluntary and free service available for family violence victims who may need assistance with court support, information and referral to other services. The court based support is available for family violence victims who are making an application for a Family Violence Restraining Order or are involved in a criminal matter listed in the Family Violence List in the Magistrates Court.

Trained staff can assist with:

  • accessing services such as counselling, police, legal, medical and other relevant services
  • information about ongoing court matters and preparing for court and in court support
  • assessment of risk and safety issues.

The Family Violence Service is available Monday to Friday between 8.30 am and 4.30 pm.

Contact

Family Violence Service
Phone: 1800 600 476
Email: FamilyViolenceService@justice.wa.gov.au

Publications

 
Family Violence Service Brochure
 
Safe Steps - For those experiencing violence in a relationship
Page reviewed 21 July 2021