Hunter Valley Domestic Violence
Court Advocacy (HVWDVCAS)

Hunter Valley Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services (HVWDVCAS)

This service is for women only. This service supports women who are experiencing domestic violence by:

  • making contact after any domestic violence incident where Police have been called.
  • identifying needs and referring to other specialist services; both internally and externally.
  • providing support at Maitland, Cessnock, Kurri Kurri, Singleton, Muswellbrook, Raymond Terrace, Scone and Dungog Local Courts in relation to Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) matters.
  • providing expertise on domestic and family violence, to service users and the community.
  • providing information, support, and advocacy related to Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (A.D.V.O) processes.
  • providing advocacy for women with the legal system.
  • providing access to legal advice and in some cases legal representation to women who have experienced Domestic Violence.
  • Carrie’s Place has Aboriginal Focus Domestic and Family Violence Specialist Workers available for support.

The service is funded by Legal Aid NSW.

Telephone: (02) 4936 2906


Office hours: Monday - Friday - 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

If you feel unsafe call 000 immediately​