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Community Legal Centres

Community Legal Centres


Community Legal Centres (CLCs) are not for profit, non-government organisations that provide legal and welfare services to people in need. Some CLCs specialise in certain areas such as the legal problems of youth, tenants, migrants and Centrelink benefit recipients. Others offer more general services within their local communities. The services provided by CLCs may include legal information, advice and representation to individuals and groups; community education and law reform programs and advice to governments on policy issues. Most services are free or very low cost. 

The following website has a link to the Community Legal Centres in WA.

The National Association of Community Legal Centres website has a link to CLCs in other Australian states and New Zealand. 

These services are not Legal Aid WA services. Legal Aid WA expressly disclaims any liability and responsibility for the advice and information provided by non Legal Aid WA services and advises there may be other organisations able to provide you with advice and information that are not included on this website.



Last reviewed: 10/12/2013

Last modified: 6/01/2017 1:00 PM


The information displayed on this page is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. If you have a legal problem, you should see a lawyer. Legal Aid Western Australia aims to provide information that is accurate, however does not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information provided on this page or incorporated into it by reference.