Legal Advice

It's ok to ask someone for help. Family violence can stop.
You have the right to feel safe in your family and home.

General Legal Advice

Family Violence Intervention Order Form

Click the link bellow to view and download an Application for Family Violence Intervention Order Form
www.magistratescourt.vic.gov.au/forms/application-family-violence-intervention-order-fvio1

Victoria Legal Aid

Call 1300 792 387, Monday to Friday from 8.45 am to 5.15 pm, for free legal information over the phone

www.legalaid.vic.gov.au

Community Legal Centres

www.communitylaw.org.au

Aboriginal Community

djirra.org.au

Women’s Legal Service Victoria

www.womenslegal.org.au

Seniors Right’s Victoria

www.seniorsrights.org.au

South East Region

Casey Cardinia - Community Legal Service

Area Served: Cities of Greater Dandenong, Casey and the Shire of Cardinia.
Location: 42 Claredale Rd, Dandenong Mon – Fri (10am -1pm & 2pm-4pm)
Outreach locations: Narre Warren (3 days) and Pakenham (Wednesday mornings)
Phone: 9793 1993)
Website: www.caseycardinialegal.org.au

Springvale Monash Legal Service

Area Served: No borders
Location: 5 Osborne Ave, Springvale
Phone: 9545 7400
Website: www.smls.org.au

Victoria Legal Aid - (Dandenong Office)

Area Served: Westernport region
Location: Level 1, 9-15 Putney St, Dandenong
Phone: 9767 7111

Dandenong Magistrates’ Court

Location: Corners Foster & Putney Streets, Dandenong
Phone: 9767 1300
Website: www.magistratescourt.vic.gov.au/court/dandenong-magistrates-court

South East and Peninsula

Peninsula Community Legal Centre

Area Served: Cities of Casey, Frankston, Kingston and Glen Eira and Shires of Cardinia and Mornington Peninsula
Location: Head Office, 441 Nepean Hwy, Frankston
Branch Offices in Cranbourne, East Bentleigh, Rosebud and Frankston North
Phone: 9783 3600 or
Phone: 1800 064 784 (0359 area only)
Website: pclc.org.au

Bayside

St Kilda Legal Service

Area Served: Free legal service to residents in the cities of Port Phillip, Stonnington and some parts of Bayside and Glen Eira.
Location: 161 Chapel Street, St Kilda
Phone: 9534 0700
Website: www.skls.org.au

Monash Oakleigh Legal Service

Area Served: No boundaries
Location: 60 Beddoe Ave, Clayton North
Phone: 9905 4336

Peninsula Community Legal Centre - Bentleigh

Area Served: Anyone who lives, works or studies in the cities of Frankston, Casey, Cardinia, Glen Eira, Kingston and Mornington Peninsula.
Location: 82 Brady Rd, Bentleigh East
Phone: 9570 8455

Victoria Legal Aid (Melbourne Office)

Legal information and referral in English and other languages.
Area Served: Inner south eastern region
Location: 350 Queen St, Melbourne
Phone: 9269 0120
Phone: 1800 677 402

Family Violence Registrar

For information and support to make an application for an Intervention Order.

Area Served: Access the court nearest to the client’s residential address

Moorabbin Justice Centre

Location: 1140 Nepean Highway, Highett
Phone: 9090 8000
Website: www.magistratescourt.vic.gov.au/court/moorabbin-justice-centre

Peninsula

Victoria Legal Aid - (Frankston Office)

Area Served: Peninsula Region
Location: Corner O’Grady Ave & Dandenong Rd, Frankston
Phone: 9784 5222

Frankston Magistrates’ Court

Specialist Family Violence Service Registrar, Family Violence Applicant Support Worker and Family Violence Respondent Worker
Location: 15 Fletcher Rd, Frankston
Phone: 9784 5715

South East and Peninsula

Peninsula Community Legal Centre

Area Served: Cities of Casey, Frankston, Kingston and Glen Eira and Shires of Cardinia and Mornington Peninsula
Location: Head Office, 441 Nepean Hwy, Frankston
Branch Offices in Cranbourne, East Bentleigh, Rosebud and Frankston North
Phone: 9783 3600 or
Phone: 1800 064 784 (0359 area only)

Statewide

Djirra

Phone: 9244 3333
Free Call: 1800 105 303
Website: djirra.org.au

Senior’s Rights Victoria

Free specialist legal services
Time: 10am - 5pm Mon – Fri
Phone: 1300 368 821

Women’s Legal Service Victoria

Location: Level 10, 277 Williams St, Melbourne
Phone: 8622 0600 or 1800 133 302

Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT)

Phone: 9090 8000
Website: www.vocat.vic.gov.au