How can I be part of the Northern Rivers Family Law Pathways Network?
There are many ways you and your organisation can contribute to achieving a more collaborative family law system. Let’s share the latest information about your service, attend network run events and participate in collaborative projects.
Membership is free for anyone who wishes to join and is relevant to all professionals working across family law, child protection and family related services. The only criteria are that you work in the family sector and have an interest in maintaining connections with others.
Family Law Pathways Network - Lismore Membership
FLPN Northern Rivers Stakeholders & Registration
The Northern Rivers Family Law Pathways Network aims to strengthen relationships of professional practitioners and organisations by working collaboratively. Bringing different disciplines together, sharing resources and referral pathways provides a clear direction for separated or separating families navigating the family law system.
Links to service providers and resources for supporting organisations and professionals operating within the family law system. Our vision is a connected family law system that minimises conflict and supports the best interests of families.We seek to achieve this by encouraging practitioners from the legal and non-legal sectors to collaborate, share resources and provide referral pathways within the family law system.
Our purpose is to create a clear pathway for families navigating through the family law system. To provide direction and referral services for separated or separating families. Our objectives include• Support continuous improvement in collaboration with diverse organisations that provide services for separated or separating families • Facilitate a more connected and coordinated family law system that minimises conflict and supports outcomes that are in the best interests of the children• Promote a shared understanding of the range of services available, interdisciplinary practice and knowledge within the sector• Engage, equip and support frontline workers with training and peer support opportunities• Address the gap in access to family law and other support services for Aboriginal communities
Stakeholders involved may include but are not limited to:
Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Community Legal Centres
Legal Aid NSW
Family Relationship Service Providers
Domestic and Family Violence Services
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Support Services
Aboriginal Support Services
Family Support Services
Foster Care Services
Mental Health Services
Drug and Alcohol Services
Federal Department of Human Services
Family and Community Services
Aged, Home Care and Disability Services
Government agencies involved in the family sector
Membership is free. The only criteria are that you work in the family sector and have an interest in maintaining links with others.