Welcome to Welfare Rights & Advocacy Service (WA)

Our Services

We provide independent advice, information, referral and ongoing casework assistance including representation and advocacy.

Resource Library

We have developed a range of factsheets on social security/welfare rights and tenancy matters along with some useful links.

Get Involved

Support the Welfare Rights & Advocacy Service (WA) to provide legal services and promote social justice by joining or making a donation.

Welfare Rights & Advocacy Service (WA) is a not for profit community legal centre that provides independent advice, information, referral, representation and advocacy in relation to Centrelink, Family Assistance, Tenancy and Social Security prosecution matters.

The agency is based in Perth and provides its services in a geographic catchment area within the state of Western Australia. There is no charge for our services. Find out more…

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Our Vision

A just and compassionate society.

Our Mission

Eliminating disadvantage by assisting people to realise their rights to income and housing.

Our Values

We are committed to:

  • Client focused ethical practice;
  • Social justice and human rights principles;
  • Empowering people;
  • Collaboration and community engagement; and
  • Innovation and creativity.

Welfare Rights & Advocacy Service (WA) acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land and pays its respect to the elders past, present and future for they hold the memories, traditions, the cultures and the hopes of Australia’s First Peoples. Welfare Rights & Advocacy Service (WA) recognises the richness and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.