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From time to time, things can happen in our lives and we need to seek legal advice and support. There are a range of free services available to help in NSW.

  • Law Access NSW – this is the best place to start to resolve a legal problem in NSW. It is a free government telephone service that provides legal information, advice and referrals for anyone with a legal problem in NSW.
  • Legal Aid NSW Legal Aid NSW provides legal services to disadvantaged clients from NSW in the areas of criminal, family and civil law.
  • Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW – if you have experienced discrimination in NSW, you can lodge a complaint with the Anti-discrimination board. They have partnered with Legal Aid to provide this free service.
  • Community Legal Centres NSW – this website can help you locate community legal centres that are relevant to your situation.
  • Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW&ACT) – the ALS provide a range of legal services to the Aboriginal community.
  • Inner City Legal Centre the ICLC provides free legal advice to residents in the inner city, surrounding areas Northern Beaches, and LGBTIQ Communities
  • HIV/AIDS Legal Centre – HALC provides free legal support to people in NSW with HIV or Hepatitis-related legal matters
  • Women's Legal Services NSW – the WLS is a community legal centre providing women across NSW with a range of free legal services.
  • International Student Legal Service NSW – the ISLS gives free legal advice to international students living in NSW.
  • Redfern Legal Centre – RLC provides a range of free legal services to people living in the Redfern catchment area.
  • Kingsford Legal Centre - provide free legal advice and assistance to people who live, work or study in the Randwick and Botany Bay local government areas in NSW.
  • Community Restorative Centre – CRC’s Family Caseworker provides telephone counselling and support to anyone in NSW with a family member or friend in a correctional centre.
  • Welfare Rights Centre – provides legal advice on Centrelink and social security matters. They can provide advice on social security rights, entitlements and obligations.
  • Financial Counsellors Association of NSW - offers a free and confidential  service to consumers who are facing financial problems.