Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC) offers free legal assistance from its offices in Box Hill, Boronia and Healesville during the day, at night and also at ten outreach locations across Melbourne’s east. ECLC is committed to reform that achieves equality and social justice within the legal system for communities and people experiencing disadvantage. In addition to direct legal services, ECLC also undertakes Community Development activities that empower clients, workers and the general community. ECLC raises awareness of legal issues and provides education through projects and partnerships, workshops, media, events and publications.
ECLC has a small staff team and over 100 volunteers. ECLC is located in the Eastern region of Melbourne and serves the Cities of Whitehorse, Boroondara, Manningham, Maroondah, Knox and the Shire of Yarra Ranges.
Latest ECLC News:
Unlocking the law since ’74 – 40th birthday Volunteer Dinner on May 23
Media – New Yarra Ranges CLC Opens its Doors Today
Eastern Community Law – Summer edition 2013-14
Media – New Community Legal Centre Gets Briefed by Yarra Ranges Community
Election Crunch Time: Eastern Candidates Respond to Access to Justice Crisis
Eastern Community Law – Winter 2013 released
Media – Federal Funding Announcement for Yarra Ranges CLC and Family Violence
Media - Sexting not just a teen issue
New Video – National Volunteer Week, 13-19 May, 2013
Tenancy Advice and Advocacy Program
Eastern Community Law – Spring 2012 released
Legal help out of reach, says new Community Law Australia campaign
Eastern Community Law - Winter 2012 released
New Video – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – June 15
Sort It! New Legal Service to Assist Deakin Students
ECLC tests community’s legal knowledge
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