Legal and Maintenance Services

Application of Personal Protection Order (PPO) or Domestic Exclusion Order (DEO)


Care Corner Project StART

Tel: 6476 1482
Address: Blk 7A Commonwealth Ave #01-672 Singapore 141007

Centre for Promoting Alternatives to Violence (PAVe)

Tel: 6555 0390
Address: Blk 211 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 #01-1446 Singapore 560211


Tel: 6449 9088
Address: Blk 410 Bedok North Ave 2 #01-58 Singapore 460410


Application for Maintenance Order and Protection Order


Family Justice Courts

Tel: 6435 5077
Address: 3 Havelock Square Singapore 059725


Free Legal Advice


Community Legal Clinics by Law Society

Locations: Woodlands Civic Centre, Singapore Post Centre, the JTC Summit and HDB Hub
Registration:65360650; Pro Bono Services Office;Walk-in Community Justice Centre, State Courts (Level 1); any Family Service Centres

Criteria: Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents living in Singapore; Facing a legal issue on a personal matter and do not have legal advice or representation; Unable to afford a lawyer.

Legal Aid Bureau

Address: 45 Maxwell Road, #08-12, The URA Centre, East Wing, Singapore 069118
Registration: 1800 325 1424 (toll-free) or 63251402 (fax)

Criteria: Only Singapore citizens and permanent residents who are in Singapore may apply. You must also pass the Means Test and Merits Test.

Family Court Legal Clinic

Address: Family and Juvenile Court Building, 3 Havelock Square, Singapore 059725
Registration: Register personally at the Family Court (Level 3)
Tel: 6435 5110 (Main)

Criteria: (i) Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident; (ii) Applicant is not working or not drawing a salary of more than $1,050 per month; (iii)Not represented by any lawyer nor Legal Aid Bureau in case in Family Court

AWARE Legal Clinic

Address: Blk 5, Dover Crescent, AWARE Centre #01-22, Singapore 130005
Registration: 1800 777 5555 (Helpline opens: 3pm to 9.30pm from Monday to Friday)

Criteria: Women only.

Legal Clinics by Catholic Lawyers Guild

Locations: Church of the Risen Christ: 2nd Monday of the month; Joseph’s Church (Victoria Street): 3rd Monday of the month; Church of the Holy Trinity: 4th Monday of the month
Time: Between 7.30pm – 9.00pm

Jamiyah (Muslim Missionary Society of Singapore)

Address: Jamiyah Headquarters (Level 4) No.31 Lorong 12 Geylang Singapore 399006
Tel:  67431211 Ext-28. (Mdm Napsiah Rakisan)

Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA) Legal Services

Address:  No 1. Beatty Road Singapore 209943
Tel: 6393 7204

Criteria: Low-income families with primary and/or secondary school going children; Income criteria of $1500 and below; (if there are cases where the individual is earning more, an assessment needs to be done before we would allow them to see the lawyer)


Special Needs Trust Company

Address:  298 Tiong Bahru Road #03-07 Central Plaza Singapore 168730
Tel: 6278 9598

Criteria: Set up to provide affordable trust services for persons with special needs


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