The Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria (FVPLS Victoria) helps Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experiencing or recovering from family violence or sexual assault, and works with families and communities affected by violence.

Services provided

  • Free legal advice (by telephone, or face-to-face)
  • Counselling
  • Referrals
  • Ongoing casework 
  • Court representation
  • Community education and advocacy


Available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by family violence or sexual assault

How to access


Contact your closest FVPLS office for opening hours.


The Family Violence Prevention & Legal Service provides a free service.
Calls to the 1800 number are free for Victorians.
Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.