Here are the contact details of some useful organisations.
- Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS)
1800 064 865
VALS was established to address the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the criminal justice system.
- Child Protection Emergency Service
13 12 78
5.00pm - 9.00am Monday - Friday.
24 hours on weekends and public holidays.
A state-wide after hours emergency service that receives new reports, as well as concerns for existing child protection clients who are considered to be at immediate risk and require urgent after hours service.
- Victoria Legal Aid
(03) 9269 0234
Victoria Legal Aid is able to offer free legal advice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on a range of matters including discrimination and sexual harassment and other matters relating to the work place. For more information, visit their website and make contact with Victoria Legal Aid.
LINK: Victoria Aid Website
(03) 9611 2412
Youthlaw advocates for change to laws, policies and practices that advance the human rights of young people.
LINK: Youthlaw Website