Supports for people in contact with the justice system
A person who has come into contact with the criminal justice system is someone who needs to communicate with or go to the police, courts, or prisons.
For more information see the section for People in contact with the justice system.
Services and supports for people in contact with the justice system include the following:
- The Justice Advocacy Service is free. You can get an advocate or support person from the Justice Advocacy Service to support you. People who work at the Justice Advocacy Service know how to work with people with intellectual disability. They can help you to:
- know what to expect
- fill in forms
- understand how you should be treated
- stay calm
- understand what has happened or what will happen next.