New South Wales

New South Wales

The legal services listed in this section are a sample of collaborations between legal and non-legal services, where community lawyers meet vulnerable clients in a community organisation or space to provide advice and assistance. Contact your local community legal centre or Legal Aid Commission for more information about current services.

Central Coast Homeless Outreach Legal Service – Central Coast Community Legal Centre

Phone: 02 4353 4988
Fax: 02 4353 4680

Outreach clinics for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness at:

  • Coast Shelter
  • Toukley Neighbourhood Centre

Far West Community Legal Centre

Phone: 08 8088 2020
Freecall: 1800 300 036

Regular outreach services in Wilcannia and Menindee, and at Broken Hill Corrections Centre. Other outreach locations available, depending on staffing and resources.

Hawkesbury Nepean Community Legal Centre

Phone: 02 4587 8877
Fax: 02 4587 8939

Outreach services by appointment at various locations including:

  • Dillwynia Correctional Centre
  • Emu Plains Correctional Centre
  • The Homeless Hub
  • Women’s Cottage (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women only)

Homeless Persons’ Legal Service – Public Interest Advocacy Centre

Phone: 02 8898 6500
Fax: 02 8898 6555

Outreach services for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness at various locations around Sydney (see website for times and locations)

Hume Riverina Community Legal Service

Freecall: 1800 918 377
Phone: 02 6057 5000

Outreach services at various locations in North East Victoria and the Southern Riverina of NSW, including the Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service

Hunter Community Legal Centre

Phone(admin): 02 4040 9121
Fax: 02 4929 7996

Outreach services by appointment at:

  • Yaccaba Women’s Centre (Nelson Bay)
  • Raymond Terrace
  • Raymond Terrace
  • Samaritans Information and Neighbourhood Centre (Cessnock)

Illawarra Legal Centre

Phone: 02 4276 1939
Fax: 02 4276 1978

General law outreach service at Illawarra Women’s Health Centre for women by appointment (contact Health Centre)

Tenancy law services available by appointment at St Vincent de Paul, Oak Flats and Shoalcoast Legal Centre, Nowra

Kingsford Legal Centre

Phone: 02 9385 9566
Fax: 02 9385 9583

Outreach services by appointment at Eastlakes. Monthly drop-in service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients at Yarra Bay Community Health Centre

Macarthur Legal Centre

Phone: 02 4628 2042
Fax: 02 4628 0771

Outreach locations at Claymore, Airds, Macquarie Fields, Ambarvale, Minto & Tahmoor

Marrickville Legal Centre

Phone: 02 9559 2899
Fax: 02 9558 5213

Outreach services for certain client groups at:

  • St George Migrant Resource Centre
  • Bankstown Multicultural Youth Centre
  • Belmore Youth Resource Centre
  • Lakemba Library
  • Newton Neighbourhood Centre

MOSAIC – Justice Connect

Phone: 02 8599 21019

Civil law outreach service for refugees, asylum seekers and newly arrived migrants by appointment at Ashfield Metro Migrant Resource Centre

North & North West Community Legal Service

Freecall: 1800 687 687
Phone: 02 6772 8100
Fax: 02 6772 8107

Outreach services to several towns in north-west New South Wales

Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre

Phone: 02 6621 1000

Outreach services by appointment at:

  • Murwillumbah Community Centre
  • Tweed Heads Court House
  • Pottsville Beach Neighbourhood Centre
  • Casino Community and Cultural Centre

Refugee Advice & Casework Service (RACS)

Phone: 02 9114 1600
Fax: 02 9114 1600

Outreach services for asylum seekers at several locations in collaboration with community organisations (see website for further details)

Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre

Phone: 1800 229 529
Fax: 02 4422 9529

Outreach services (drop-in and by appointment) to towns between Ulladulla and Eden (see website for further details)

Winnima Wirawi Family Law Outreach – Women’s Legal Services NSW

Family law drop-in clinics for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in Western Sydney at:

  • Koolyangarra Aboriginal Family Centre
  • Marrin Weejali Aboriginal Corporation

See website for contact details and further information

Women’s Health Centre Advice Clinics – Women’s Legal Services NSW

Freecall: 1800 801 501
Phone: 02 8745 6988

Fortnightly outreach services for women, with a focus on family law, parenting issues, domestic violence, sexual assault and discrimination at:

  • Blacktown Women and Girls Health Centre
  • Fairfield Immigrant Women’s Health Centre
  • Liverpool Women’s Health Centre
  • Penrith Women’s Health Centre

See website for details about booking appointments.

The Hub Community Health Centre, Miller – South West Community Legal Centre & Legal Aid NSW

Collaboration to provide free legal advice across a range of civil law issues

For more information, contact Legal Aid NSW at Fairfield: 02 9727 3777

Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) Ltd

Offices: Sydney, Redfern, Coffs Harbour, Parramatta, Bathurst, Canberra, Wollongong, Grafton, Taree, Newcastle, Kempskey, Lismore, Amidale, Moree, Tamworth, Wagga Wagga, Griffith, Nowra, Moruya, Dubbo, Bourke, Broken Hill, Walgett

For more information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services, consider the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services website at:,

Binaal Billa Family Violence Prevention Legal Service

Office: Forbes

Warra-Warra Legal Service (auspiced by Far West Community Legal Centre)

Office: Broken Hill

Many Rivers Family Violence and Legal Service

Office: Kempsey

Thiyama-li Family Violence Service Incorporated
Offices: Moree, Bourke and Walgett

For more information about Family Violence Prevention Legal Services, consider the National Family Violence Prevention Legal Services website at:

Get in touch with Legal Aid NSW

For more information about Legal Aid Commissions, see National Legal Aid’s website at: