Services Offered

The organisation is providing legal advice and representation for the Tamil speaking community free of cost like the Law centre or the Citizen Advisory Bureau. On an average around 30 people per day are visiting the office and we have 2 full time and 2 part time workers in place to deliver the service along with the support of a number of volunteers. The range of services provided in legal advice and casework include the fields of immigration/asylum, welfare benefits, housing, employment, family issues, health care, consumer and debt advice with other area of legal advice which is relevant to the community. Other disadvantaged members of the community are targeted through programs like day centre for senior citizens, supplementary education to refugee children, fine arts classes for young member’s in the community and play project for the migrant Tamil children.

The services that are offered by TWAN can be classified into the two major groups:

Advice and legal case work
Immigration and Asylum (Only for Tamil language speaking clients)
Welfare benefits
Housing and accommodation
Consumer and debt advice
Crime prevention, victim support and Road traffic issues
Family issues
Primary health care and counselling

Other services
Day centre for elders
Cultural activities
Fine arts classes
Interpretation and translation
Holiday projects and recreation
Representation and campaigning
Supplementary classes for refugee children

Practice Areas