Welcome to the Hunter Community Legal Centre Website

Hunter Community Legal Centre is closely monitoring the situation with the Coronavirus , or COVID-19.

A response plan is in place and is being updated as new information comes through. We are currently offering telephone advice only. Intake for telephone advice will be (commencing Friday 3rd April until further notice):

For FREE TELEPHONE ADVICE PHONE: 40409120 This advice line will close on Wednesday 9th December and reopen on Monday 11th January 2021.



Our priority is the health and safety of our team & clients, while continuing to provide high quality services as far as practicable.

Free Legal Advice

The Hunter Community Legal Centre (CLC) provides free legal advice to people who live, work or study in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Great Lakes and Hunter Valley regions.

For legal advice and information phone (02) 4040 9120 (or Toll free: 1800 650 073) at the following times:

Monday 10.00am – 12.00pm

Wednesday 2.00pm – 4.00pm

Friday 10.00am – 12.00pm

The Hunter CLC provides Free Legal Advice by Phone and face to face advice at various outreach locations in the Hunter region, as well as Family Law advice through our Family Law programs.

The Hunter CLC also provides community legal education, and engages in law reform activities relevant to the needs of its clients.

If you are interested in a legal placement or in volunteering please follow the link to these page

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