Western Community Legal Centre

  1. About This Service

    The Footscray Community Legal Centre is a community organisation that provides free legal assistance and financial counselling for the benefit of people who live, work or study in the City of Maribyrnong.
    Some of our services are also available for people who live outside the City of Maribyrnong. 
    The centre assists individuals by:

    • Providing free legal advice
    • Providing financial counselling services for people experiencing financial difficulties
    • Referring people to a solicitor or other organisation best placed to assist with the problem
    • Providing an interpreter for interviews
    About our legal services:
    • General Legal Service
    • Night Service
    • Refugee Legal Service
    • Car Accident Clinic
    • Refugee Tenancy Service
    • Employment Law Service
    • Community Legal Education
    About our outreach services:
    • Braybrook Outreach Services
    • Sunshine Family Relationship Centre
    • Sunshine Magistrates’ Court
      • Debt list
      • Family Violence Intervention Orders

      • Program Name

        Western Community Legal Centre

      • Service Address

        Phoenix Youth Hub Level 1, 72 Buckley Street Footscray VIC 3011
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      • Phone

        9689 8444

      • Urgency Levels

        Urgent Help, Direct Help, Some Help

      • Service Hours

        Specialist Legal Services for Asylum Seekers and Refugees (no migration advice) - Footscray Tuesday 2pm - 5pm Burmese Financial Counselling Services - Footscray Tuesday 9am - 5pm. Refugee Tenancy Service - Footscray Wednesday 2pm - 5pm

      • Service Type


    More information for service professionals

      • Who Can Refer

        Call intake number to make appointment

  2. Western Community Legal Centre