The Family & Domestic Violence Legal Health Check Family and Domestic Violence Legal Health Check The Family and Domestic Violence (FDV) Legal Health Check helps people supporting victims/survivors of FDV (like community workers or lawyers) to identify legal problems early and refer them to an appropriate community legal service. People experiencing FDV report on average up to 20 different legal problems, which can greatly impact their social and physical wellbeing. Getting legal help before problems escalate makes a positive difference to people’s lives, increasing access to justice and creating better legal, social and wellbeing outcomes. The FDV Legal Health Check is both a diagnostic and a referral tool. The FDV Legal Health Check: assists you to ask the right questions to identify legal issues your client is experiencing helps you identify the appropriate legal service and refer your client to receive legal help Referring to a Community Legal Service There are several ways you can find the appropriate Community Legal Service for your client: Use our Online Referral Tool or list of centres in WA to find the right service. Email [email protected] or call 08 9221 9322 (Monday to Thursday 9:30am-4:30pm). Resources to assist you: Download the Tool: FDV Legal Health Check to print and fill out Word PDF About the FDV Legal Health Check - more information about the tool. How to Assist Clients with Legal Issues What is FDV? Legal Health Check tutorials - a range of online short tutorials explianing the benefits and issues covered in a Legal Health Check. Family & Domestic Violence Resources: In an emergency, or if you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call the police now on 000. If it is not an emergency, these resources are available: 24-hour helplines (compiled by Department of Communities) Family and Domestic Violence Services and Resources (compiled by Department of Communities) This project is funded by the Department of Communities under the National Partnership Agreement on COVID-19 Domestic and Family Violence Response.