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 various 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:

ECLC 2014-2015 Annual Report (PDF 6.5mb)

ECLC launches report: ‘Rental Stress in the East’ at 41st Annual General Meeting

Other ECLC News:

State coroner heeds community legal centre recommendations in Sargun Ragi inquest findings

Media Release: Prime Minister Visits Eastern CLC for Women’s Safety Package Announcement

Download a copy of ECLC’s 2015 – 2018 Strategic Plan

Submission by Eastern Community Legal Centre to the Royal Commission into Family Violence (Key reports & resources referred to in ECLC’s Submission available at bottom of page here.)

Submission by the Eastern Elder Abuse Network to the Royal Commission into Family Violence

Media Release – Yarra Ranges CLC Saved From Closure With $400,000 Lifeline



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