How to apply

Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) uses ATLAS, an electronic grants system to manage grants of assistance. If a person is applying for a grant of legal assistance with the assistance of a lawyer, the lawyer must submit the application in ATLAS.

VLA has a paper application form that can be used by people who are applying directly to VLA for a grant of legal assistance (that is, without the help of a lawyer).

Where are the application forms available?

You can access the application form via the Invoice, forms and worksheets page of the Handbook, or at any VLA office or community legal centre.