General Legal Assistance & Information

About Us

Canberra Community Law provides free, independent and confidential legal advice and casework services.

We provide six legal services:

  • Housing Law: can provide you with free legal advice if you are having problems with Housing ACT or a community housing provider in the ACT.
  • Social Security Law: can help you with Centrelink and Social Security matters if you are living in the ACT or south east NSW.
  • Street Law: providing legal help to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
  • Disability Discrimination Law: can help you if you have been discriminated against because of your disability.
  • Socio-Legal Practice Clinic: can provide intensive legal and social work assistance to help with urgent housing, disability discrimination and Centrelink problems.
  • Night Time Legal Advice Service: provides information, referral or one-off legal advice in most areas of law.
  • Dhurrawang Aboriginal Human Rights Service: provides advice and representation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in the ACT. 

Quick Facts About The Region

Canberra Community Law is located in the suburbs of Canberra Central and Turner, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Canberra.