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:

View our March e-News here

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

Media – Federal government cuts to close legal centre helping domestic violence victims (The Age – Feb 7, 2015)

Media – Victorian family violence services face cuts (The Age – Jan 26, 2015)

ECLC Annual Report 2014

Media Release - Family Violence figures in Yarra Ranges soar as legal centre funding is cut

Yarra Ranges CLC – The First Six Months



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