Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS)
VALS provides free legal advice and representation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The services VALS provides are as follows:
- Information, initial legal advice, minor assistance and referral;
- Duty lawyer assistance;
- Legal casework services including representation and assistance, covering Criminal Law, Civil Law and Family Law matters.
Clients are also supported by specialised Family Violence CSOs who provide holistic wrap-around support that enhances the outcomes we’re seeking.
VALS has an “On-Call” after-hours service which is provided through the Preston office. All calls before 9.00am and after 5.00pm are diverted to the rostered On-call Client Service Officer (CSO).
(03) 9418 5999
Toll free: 1800 064 865
Offices located across Victoria.