Domestic & Family Violence

We're By Your Side

Creating Safe Spaces

Free, private, legal support on domestic/family violence, physical/sexual assaults, intimidation, victims of violence and AVOs.

If you are in immediate danger, ring 000 immediately.

Time’s Up On Violence And Abuse

Domestic and family violence occurs when someone who has a close personal relationship with you makes you feel afraid, powerless or unsafe. It can be physical, but can also be emotional and psychological. You may not know that you are experiencing or using family violence.
Domestic violence and abuse happens across all communities, ages, cultures and genders, and is not limited to:
  • Physical Violence
  • Sexual Violence
  • Psychological / Emotional Abuse
  • Financial Abuse
  • Social Abuse
  • Stalking
  • Cultural / Spiritual Abuse
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Technology Facilitated Abuse

You Are Not Alone

Our solicitors and support staff at the centre provide you with free confidential legal advice and information on keeping you and your family safe. We can help you with:

  • Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs)
  • Care & Protection
  • Family Law – parenting
  • Victim Supports
  • Referrals to external clinics
  • Translation services
  • Disability support services
  • Aboriginal support services

AVO Clinic At Wyong & Gosford Local Court

Central Coast Community Legal Centre has a solicitor present at Wyong Local Court on Thursday’s and at Gosford Local Court on Tuesday’s, to provide advice and assistance to clients who have an AVO matter in court that day. This is a drop in service and you do not need to make an appointment.

If we cannot help you on the day, we will give you a referral to another legal service that may be able to provide you with assistance.

Family Law, Family Violence

We take a trauma-informed approach to providing legal help so that you do not have to re-tell your story over and over again.  Our Senior Family Law Family Violence Solicitor may where needed support you with all your legal needs including AVOs, parenting, legally assisted mediation and victim supports.  

We’re Here To Help You Right Now

We have experienced staff available, please reach out and let us guide you on the best way forward.

To make an appointment for advice, please telephone our office: 02 4353 4988

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we live and work here on the NSW Central Coast. We pay respect to the Darkinyung people, their Elders both past and present and their youth who are their future leaders. This is Aboriginal land, Darkinjung land. Always was Always will be, sovereignty never ceded.