Western NSW Community Legal Centre is an independent, not-for-profit government-funded organisation. Our purpose is to provide accessible legal services to people experiencing disadvantage in the State’s west.
We are committed to providing equal access to justice for all members of the community through free legal advice, referrals, community legal education, representation and practical supports.
Our centre offers a generalist legal service and a specialist domestic violence unit. Western Women’s Legal Support assists women who are experiencing, or at risk of, domestic violence. This is an integrated service comprising solicitors and support workers.
The Centre uses research to identify social justice issues affecting people in the region and prepares law reform submissions to assist governments and organisations develop relevant and targeted policies.
The Western NSW Community Legal Centre is dedicated to providing free legal services and specialist domestic violence support. Executive Officer, Lianne Davids and Principal Solicitor, Pat O’Callaghan, head a committed team including:
Generalist Legal Service:
• Generalist solicitors;
• Family law and family violence solicitors;
• Community legal education worker;
• Volunteer solicitor;
• Receptionist; and
• Admin Assistant
Western Women’s Legal Support:
• Specialist domestic violence solicitors;
• Domestic violence caseworkers;
• Aboriginal support worker; and