Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services (WDVCAS)

The Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service provides assistance to women and children who have or are experiencing domestic or family violence. The service provides information and referrals to other agencies and services; advocacy to services, including police; and, at court assistances regarding Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVOs), including an explanation of the court process and the different conditions on an ADVO. There are two offices in our community in Bankstown and Burwood.

Contact Number: 1800 938 227

Email: Bankstown Office: swswdvcas@clc.net.au
Burwood Office: dvburwood@bcw.org.au

Hours of Service: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Area organisation services: New South Wales
Languages other than English available: Interpreter services available
Referral Pathway: Phone or email
Eligibility Criteria: Clients must be women and/or children that have or is experiencing domestic violence
Any Applicable fees: Nil

Ward Map

In 2016 the former City of Canterbury Council and former Bankstown City Council amalgamated to form the City of Canterbury Bankstown. The new Local Government Area (LGA) is made up of five Council Wards.

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This map can be used as a guide for the areas different organisations service.

The new LGA has different boundaries for some services listed in this directory such as local health districts, state funded programs and NSW Police Local Area Commands. Different boundaries and funding can impact on the services available to different people.