The NRCLC provides access to quality legal information, advice, advocacy and education in order to achieve social justice for all including animal and environmental protection.
The NRCLC provides free legal advice to disadvantaged individuals and groups who cannot afford a private solicitor. We give priority to our target groups: women; welfare recipients; people with disabilities; lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; youth and older people.
Legal Services – (02) 6621 1000
The Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service provides free, independent information, advice, advocacy and referrals to tenants in the Northern Rivers of NSW. Our Service provides advice to eligible tenants including caravan park residents. We prioritise private tenants/caravan park residents facing termination, all social housing tenants, and tenants with complex needs.
Tenant Services – (02) 6621 1022 or 1800 649 135
The Women’s Domestic Violence and Court Advocacy Service
- Provides advocacy, information and referrals to women and children who have applied for an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO).
- Provides information about Local Court procedures and the ADVO process.
- Provides assistance and information to tailor an ADVO that meets client’s individual needs.
Workers attend all Local Courts in the Northern Rivers – Tweed Heads, Murwillumbah, Byron Bay, Ballina, Lismore, Casino and Kyogle.
Domestic Violence – (02) 6621 1044 or 1300 720 606
7 Wiseman Way,Grafton NSW 2460
New School of Arts Neighborhood Centre,Spring Street,South Grafton NSW 2460
Level 1,16 Carrington StLismore NSW 2480, Australia
Entry is free and it is available for non-profit groups and organisations.