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Central Australian Women’s Legal Service (CAWLS)

Website: cawls.org.au
Telephone: 1800 684 055
Central Australian Women’s Legal Service (CAWLS) delivers a holistic, culturally safe, trauma informed legal service for women. Our team can help with information about legal issues, legal advice and representation, referral to support services, community legal education and law reform advocacy.

Darwin Community Legal Service

Website: www.dcls.org.au
Telephone: 8982 1111 / 1800 812 953 (free call)
Email:
Darwin Community Legal Service provides a range of free services as follows: Aged and disability advocacy, credit and debt legal service, disability discrimination, legal advice sessions in Darwin, Casuarina and Palmerston, homelessness legal service, welfare rights and tenants’ advice service.

Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission

Website: www.legalaid.nt.gov.au 
Telephone: 1800 019 343 (free call) or 08 8999 3000
Email:
Provided by the NT Legal Aid Commission. Your first step towards a solution. Call the legal aid helpline for information, referral to other helpful services and appointments for free legal advice.

North Australia Aboriginal Justice Agency

Website: www.naaja.org.au
Telephone: 1800 899 251 (or 08 8982 5100)
The North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency provides legal advice and representation.

Public Trustee for the Northern Territory – Will Service

Website: www.nt.gov.au/justice/pubtrust
Telephone: 1800 517 223 (freecall) or 08 8999 7271 (Darwin), 08 8951 5338 (Alice Springs)
Email:
Provides inexpensive will service to concession card holders at a cost of $23 per will (fees at 1 July 2014 and subject to change).

Tenants Advice Service

Website: www.dcls.org.au
Telephone: 8982 1111 / 1800 812 953 (free call)
Free advice and advocacy service to residential tenants with regard to their rights and responsibilities in residential tenancies.

Top End Women’s Legal Services (TEWLS)

Website: tewls.org.au
Telephone: 1800 234 441 or (08) 8982 3000
TEWLS is a not for profit specialist women’s legal service providing free legal services for women in the Top End of the Northern Territory. Our purpose is to advocate to achieve justice for women, to promote women’s human rights, and to redress inequalities experienced by women.

Welfare Rights Service

Website: www.dcls.org.au
Telephone: 8982 1111 / 1800 812 953 (free call)
Email:
Assistance with Centrelink issues including debts, asset assessment and eligibility. Free legal advice on any Centrelink matters and appointments available in person or by telephone.