Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services (WDVCAS)

The Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services assists women and children who have or are experiencing domestic or family violence in accessing the legal system to obtain protection through Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders. The service provides information, advocacy, safety assessment, referrals, case coordination, and support for women and children affected by domestic and family violence at the local courts. This includes explaining the court process and the different conditions of an ADVO. Our community has two services that cover support for Bankstown court —one in Bankstown and one in Burwood

Contact Number: 1800 938 227

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

Hours of Service: Bankstown Office, Monday-Friday, 9am – 4:30pm
Burwood Office, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5:00pm
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.