The Federation of Community Legal Centres Victoria is the peak body for 51 community legal centres across Victoria. The Federation leads and supports community legal centres to pursue social equity and challenge injustice.
- provides information and referrals to people seeking legal assistance
- initiates and resources law reform and policy work to develop a fairer legal system that better responds to the needs of the disadvantaged
- works to build a stronger and more effective community legal sector
- provides services and support to community legal centres
- represents community legal centres with stakeholders
The Federation assists its diverse membership to collaborate for justice. Workers and volunteers throughout Victoria come together through working groups and other networks to exchange ideas and develop strategies to improve the effectiveness of their work.
You can view and download Federation annual reports here.
Level 3, 225 Bourke Street
Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
P:(03) 9652 1500
To arrange interviews or obtain media comment, please contact Darren Lewin-Hill, Communications Manager, on 0488 773 535.
Strategic Plan 2011-14
This document provides an overview of the Federation’s Strategic Plan 2011-14. Download here.
Victorian Legal Assistance Forum
The Federation is a member of the Victorian Legal Assistance Forum (VLAF) together with the Law Institute of Victoria, Victoria Legal Aid, PILCH, The Victorian Bar, Victoria Law Foundation, Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service and Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention & Legal Service (Victoria). VLAF promotes collaboration and co-ordination in the delivery of legal services for socially and economically disadvantaged people in Victoria. For more information on the VLAF go to www.vlaf.org.au.
About this website
The redevelopment of the Federation of Community Legal Centre’s website was generously supported by the Legal Services Board’s Grants Program.