who we are

WDVCAS NSW Inc is the peak, state-wide body representing the 28 individual WDVCAS services across New South Wales, who support women and their children who are experiencing domestic violence who are seeking legal protection from the courts.

We are an independent voice for our members, who are the 28 WDVCAS services across New South Wales as well as associate members. We operate from a human rights and feminist perspective to support better outcomes for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence.

what we do

We are an independent voice representing our members, at both state and national levels. We support better outcomes for women and children by identifying and advocating on domestic violence issues within social, political and legal contexts.

Our activities include advocacy, support for our members, policy development, lobbying, representation at government forums, information dissemination and media consultation. We are funded by Legal Aid NSW’s Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Program and by our members.

what's new
June 22nd 2016

4 year commitment made to funding of WDVCASs and roll-out of 19 Safer Pathway sites in 2016/17

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November 2016

VIDEO (1.5 minutes)

Domestic Violence:
You Can Rewrite Your Story

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March 13th 2017

Research explores WDVCASs implementation of aspects of the domestic violence justice strategy.

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8 September 2014: Watch this now! Video on WDVCAS and
the NSW Government's
Domestic and Family Violence Reforms

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If you need help

To locate & contact anyone of our services click here
If you are in immediate danger call the police on 000

our purpose

WDVCAS NSW will continuously work to improve our service through identification of issues affecting access to justice and services.

Through collaboration, discussion, consultation, research, submissions, and formulating recommendations in reform.