Youth Legal Service provides free professional legal services to children and young people (under 25 years) residing in Western Australia.
Children and young people throughout the state can access our legal advice line during office hours, for the cost of a local telephone call.
Regional 1800 199 006
Perth 9202 1688
We also provide casework and court representation services within the Perth metropolitan area. Unfortunately, our court representation service is currently restricted to Children’s Court matters as a result of various funding cuts.
To access legal information relating to legal matters commonly faced by children and young people, please browse our fact sheets.
In addition to client services, Youth Legal Service plays an active role in raising awareness of the legal rights and responsibilities of children and young people. We regularly conduct community education, advocacy and law reform activities.
Youth Legal Service is committed to working with
the broader community to help reduce the spread of COVID 19.
Our aim is to continue to provide a service to young people while at the same time reducing the risk of infection.
If you are seeking legal advice on a matter, we are providing this via the phone.
For Clients we are representing
All interviews will be conducted via phone rather than in person.
New Criminal Matters
At this point of time, we are not accepting new referrals or new criminal matters. We will review this weekly and provide regular updates.
For legal advice phone (08) 9202 1688 or 1800 199 006 for young people in rural and remote locations.
Alternatively, please complete the enquiry form on the web-site.