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.
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.
4 year commitment made to funding of WDVCASs and roll-out of 19 Safer Pathway sites in 2016/17click here
89% increase in clients supported by WDVCASsclick here
Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Program celebrates 20 years of servicelearn more
8 September 2014: Watch this now! Video on WDVCAS and
the NSW Government's
Domestic and Family Violence Reforms
To locate & contact anyone of our services click here
If you are in immediate danger call the police on 000
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.