Youth Legal Service is recognised across Australia as an authority on youth law reform. The organisation has developed key partnerships with organisations across the globe and uses international best practice to provide recommendations and solutions for politicians, government departments and key legal decision makers.
Youth Legal Service is also a ‘go to’ organisation for youth legal issues with the media, providing regular proactive public comment.
Justice for children and young people
Promoting access to justice for children and young people through representation, education, support and advocacy.
|Justice||We endeavour to be fair, accessible and equitable.|
|Integrity||We strive to be professional.|
|Respect||We undertake to be considerate of the needs of children and young people.|
|Empathy||We seek to fully comprehend a client’s situation.|
Youth Legal Service focuses service delivery on meeting the legal needs of children and young people (under 25 years of age), families and carers of children and young people in need of legal assistance, and those working directly with children and youth.
For more information on the our service scope, please visit our Legal services page.
YLS seeks to fulfil its vision, service charter and strategic direction by offering:
- Legal services to all young people in Western Australia;
- Community legal education on youth issues; and
- Policy and law reform activities.
For more information about our strategic focus areas, please view our Strategic plan.