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Wollongong Womens Information Service

Address: 170 Corrimal St, Wollongong, NSW, 2500
Phone number: (02) 4228....
Fax number: (02) 4227....
Email: Click to view
URL: http://www.wwis.org.au
Trading/Opening hours:
Mon: 9:00am - 4:00am Tue: 9:00am - 4:00am Wed: 9:00am - 4:00am
Thu: 9:00am - 4:00am Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm Sat: ---
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About

Wollongong Women's Information Service (also known as the Women's Centre) provides a range of services for women including:

Information and referral to women both by phone and face to face.

Crisis Support for women experiencing issues including Domestic Violence, either by phone or face to face contact.

Support Groups for women - please visit our website - www.wwis.org.au - or ring us on 4228 1499 for further information.

The Illawarra Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (IWDVCAS) provides court support for women seeking an AVO on AVO list days at Wollongong, Port Kembla, Albion Park and Kiama local courts. Support at hearings is also provided where possible.

IWDVCAS is a locally-based, independent service for women and children seeking help and information about how to get protection from the court from domestic violence.

IWDVCAS is funded by Legal Aid NSW and is managed by Wollongong Womenâ€TMs Information Service Inc.

If you are just thinking about what to do and want some information about Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs) and other services â€" we can help you.

The Illawarra Womenâ€TMs Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service has specialist workers to help Aboriginal women and women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

What we do:
BEFORE COURT - If you have a domestic violence matter which is going to court and you want to know what will happen, we can provide you with information and other assistance.

AT COURT - We will make sure you have a safe place to sit at court, give you information to help you understand what is happening and work with you to get an order that is best for your situation. The Illawarra Womenâ€TMs Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service will also keep you informed about the progress of your matter through the court, including future dates when you need to attend court.

AFTER COURT - After court, we can refer you to other services that can help you with safe housing, income support, childrenâ€TMs needs, family law and counselling. We can provide you with information about what to do if the abuse continues.
Contact us by telephone or visit our website for further information.

Lake Illawarra Family Violence Support Service (LIFVSS)
Outreach Support Workers are located in the Lake Illawarra Local Area Command for information, referral, support and advocacy for women experiencing Domestic Violence.

LIFVSS workers provide assistance with Domestic Violence issues, AVO's, Housing issues, Crisis support, Support and advocacy when dealing with the Police, the Courts or Legal professionals.
Contact us or visit the website for further information.

We provide a range of social health and inclusion programs for women from all ages and backgrounds; Positive Relationships groups for women who are experiencing or have previously experienced domestic violence; The Women's Patch organic gardening group for women; a Dru Yoga group; and a range of other programs. Please contact us for further information or visit our website.
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