Legal advice & assistance

knowmore provides free legal advice and practical assistance in a confidential and supportive environment.

In your appointment our lawyers can

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.

We can also help you with processes like lodging complaints with police, finding old records and understanding legal issues.

It is important that you have all the information you need before you make a  decision about 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.

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