24 May 2024

Community legal sector to tap lived experiences of clients

Lotterywest and the Western Australian Government are funding a program to bolster community legal assistance services by drawing on the knowledge of people who use them.

The Lived Experience Legal Assistance Change Project will help reform services to better meet the needs of clients, amid rising demand in the community.

Peak organisation Community Legal WA (CLWA) will work to build the capacity of the legal assistance sector to engage people with lived experience of legal need in co-designing services.

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