Guiding the Lithgow Community

Domestic Violence

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Child Abuse Prevention Service (CAPS)
Tel: 132 111
Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday closed on public holidays.
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Domestic Violence Legal Advice Line
Tel: 1800 810 784
Hours: Monday & Thursday 1.30pm-4.30pm; Tuesday & Friday 9.30am-12.30pm.
The Domestic Violence Legal Service provides a range of free and confidential legal services including: Casework, legal advice and advocacy, Education and training, Committees and Consultations, Policy development and law reform, Publications and resources
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Domestic Violence Line
Women’s Legal Service NSW

Family & Community Services
Tel: 1800 656 463
Hours: 24/7
The NSW Domestic Violence Line provides counselling and referrals to women experiencing domestic and family violence.
Caseworkers on the Domestic Violence Line can help you: get hospital care, counselling and family support services, Understand what an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) is and how to get one, Develop a safety plan for you and your children, Find emergency accommodation for you and your children, Help you with transport for you and your children, Talk to the police, courts and lawyers.

Integrated Violence Prevention and Response Services
Lithgow Community Health Centre
Col Drewe Drive, Bowenfels 2790
Tel: 6350 2750
Mobile: 0408 207 382
Contact: Lynda Barling-Day
Hours: 8.30am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday
Sexual assault Counselling for victims and non-offending family members

Lithgow Women & Children’s Crisis Centre
PO Box 438 Lithgow 2790
Tel: 1800 664 996 for intake or 6351 2230
In emergency contact Lithgow Police 6352 8399 or 000
After hours accommodation support contact via the Domestic Violence Line on 1800 656 463 or Link2Home 1800 152 152
Accommodation and support for women and children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness due to domestic violence or other life crisis.

Police – Lithgow
Mort Street
Tel: 6352 8399
Hours: 24 hours
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Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (WDVCAS)
Freecall Tel: 1800 938 227
Tel: 6361 3345 Central West Region
Hours: A duty lawyer will assist women who do not have their own lawyer at court.

Women’s Legal Advice Line
Tel: 1800 801 501
Hours: Tuesday 1.30pm-4.30pm, Thursday 9.30am – 12.30pm
Free confidential legal information, advice and referrals for women in NSW with a focus on family law, domestic violence, parenting issues and sexual assault. Read more about our legal advice services.
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