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Who we are and What we do

Many Rivers Family Violence Protection Legal ServiceThe Many Rivers Family Violence Protection Legal Service has been operating in Kempsey since 1998.  It was the first such office in Australia and to date there are 31 FVPLS (Family Violence Protection Legal Services) offices around Australia and are funded by the Attorney General's Department.

Services

  • Go to court with you
  • Help you get Court Orders (AVO's) to protect you and your children
  • Tell you about other services you may need e.g. Housing, Centrelink, Medical etc and help you contact those services
  • Tell you about your right to claim Victims Compensation and hold frequent community education workshops
  • Offer/refer to family mediation when appropriate

Who Can Use This Service

  • Victims of family violence & sexual assault
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women & children
  • Non-Aboriginal women with Aboriginal children
  • Aboriginal men who are victims of violence

News & Events

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Our Services

  • Go to court with you
  • Help you get Court Orders (AVO's) to protect you and your children
  • Tell you about other services you may need e.g. Housing, Centrelink, Medical etc and help you contact services
  • Tell you about your right to claim Victims Compensation and hold frequent community education workshops
  • Offer/refer to family mediation when appropriate