About the Hunter Community Legal Centre

Free Solicitor Advice

The Hunter Community Legal Centre is an independent, not for profit, community legal centre funded by the State and Federal Attorneys General Departments. The Centre gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the funding bodies.

The Hunter Community Legal Centre provides free legal advice and assistance services to disadvantaged people who live, work or study in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Great Lakes and Hunter Valley regions of New South Wales.

Our Vision

An empowered community that values equal access to justice and upholds and respects human rights.

Our Mission

To enhance access to justice and promote human rights in the Hunter Region by:

  • Providing a high quality accessible legal service to disadvantaged and vulnerable people
  • Delivering legal information and education to service providers, clients and the community
  • Identifying and engaging in law reform activities to address inequalities in the legal system

Our Values

  • Respect
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Social Justice
  • Equality