Legal advice & assistance

knowmore provides free legal advice and practical assistance for survivors of child sexual abuse. We provide a confidential and supportive environment.

Our lawyers help with common legal problems for survivors of child sexual abuse. We can:

We also help Stolen Generations survivors, including with applications under the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme.

We work closely with Redress Support Services who can help with completing a National Redress Scheme application. Redress Support Services are specially trained to help survivors. We may refer you to one of these services.

It is important that you have all the information you need before you decide what legal action to take. A knowmore lawyer will give you this information and may send you a letter explaining the options available to you. You can also read information for survivors on our website.

Survivors of institutional child sexual abuse may find the redress process difficult. knowmore has support workers, financial counsellors and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander engagement staff who can support your journey with knowmore