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Children's Court Assistance Program

The Children's Court Assistance Program (CCAP) funds and monitors the performance of Children's Court Assistance Schemes (CCAS) that are auspiced by four (4) CLC's to provide services in seven (7) Children's Court locations in NSW.

CCAS provide services to children in criminal matters only.

Schemes provide rosters of trained youth workers to work with young people and their families before, during and after the day of court.

They provide:

  • information about court processes and outcomes,
  • support for young people and their carers on the day at court,
  • informal counselling and conflict resolution, and
  • referral to welfare services such as drug and alcohol programs, counselling and accommodation

There are four CLCs that auspice Children's Court Assistance Schemes in seven Children's Courts:

  • Central Coast - Wyong, Woy Woy and Broadmeadow
  • Illawarra - Port Kembla
  • Macarthur - Campbelltown
  • Western Sydney - Surry Hills and Parramatta

For more information, please call the relevant Children's Court Assistance Scheme Coordinator.

  • Illawarra Legal Centre
    • 7 Greene Street, Warrawong.
    • Tel: 02 4276 1939
  • Western Sydney Community Legal Centre
    • Suite 302 Level 3, 107 Phillip Street, Parramatta 2124
    • Tel: 0418 520 461
  • Macarthur Legal Centre
    • 317 Queen Street, Campbelltown 2560
    • Tel: 02 4628 2042
  • Central Coast Community Legal Centre
    • 31 Alison Road, Wyong 2259
    • Tel: 02 4353 4988

CCAS policies & guidelines

Policies and Guidelines for CCAS workers