Free Legal Service, Top End - Northern Territory
Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
Ground Floor, 2/17 Lindsay Street Darwin NT 0801
GPO Box 1901, Darwin NT 0801
FREE CALL: 1800 234 441
Telephone: (08) 8982 3000
Fax: (08) 8941 9935
The Top End Women's Legal Service Inc (TEWLS) is a non-profit organisation that provides free and confidential legal information, advice and referral, community legal education and advocacy on issues of importance to women across the Top End. TEWLS is a community legal centre and is a member of the National Association of Community Legal Centres, as well as the Northern Territory Community Legal Centre Forum.
Free legal advice sessions
Appointments are available on the following days:
- Every second Wednesday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at the Palmerston Community Care Centre;
- Wednesdays from 5:15pm to 6:15pm in our Darwin Office; and
- Thursdays during business hours in our Darwin office.
If you have a legal problem and wish to see a solicitor, please contact us for an appointment. We can also arrange an interpreter free of charge.
What can TEWLS help you with?
- Family Law
- Domestic and Family Violence
- Victims of Crime Compensation
- Housing & Tenancy
- Debts & Fines
- Consumer Law
- Superannuation & Estates
- Employment Law
- Sexual Assault
TEWLS cannot assist with:
- Commercial matters
- Criminal matters
- Drafting wills