Illawarra Legal Centre
Phone: 02 4276 1939
Fax: 02 4276 1978
Telephone interpreter TIS
13 14 50

If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service. For more information, visit:

Tenants Service
Phone:02 4274 3475
Freecall: 1800 807 225
Fax: 02 42743491

The Illawarra Legal Centre is a member of the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) and is based in Warrawong, a southern suburb of Wollongong, NSW.


The Illawarra Legal Centre is an independent, not-for-profit, community based legal centre. We provide free legal services to the public by telephone, at our centre and at a range of outreach locations. We focus on helping people living with disadvantage and people with special needs. 

We are one of 200 community legal centres across Australia.

What we do

* Free legal advice in most areas of law and possible on-going assistance   General Law

* Free specific advice and assistance for:
   people renting their home   Tenants Service
   people having problems with Centrelink   Welfare Rights
   parents receiving payments from another parent for their children   Child Support
   people who are experiencing financial difficulties   Financial Counselling
   young people   Childrens Court Assistance Scheme
   Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities   Aboriginal Legal Access Program (ALAP)


* Education seminars for community workers and the public  Community Legal Education



* Law reform & policy work




phone-large.jpg Phone advice times:
All initial requests for advice from the Illawarra Legal Centre should be made during one of the following telephone advice sessions:
Days/Times Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
General Law
phone-small 4276 1939
  2:30pm - 4:30pm 10:00am - 12 noon 2:30pm - 4:30pm  
Tenants Service
phone-small4274 3475 or
1800 807 225
9:00am - 1:00pm 1:00pm - 5:00pm 1:00am - 5:00pm   9:00am - 1:00pm
Welfare Rights
phone-small4276 1939
 9:00am - 5:00pm 9:00am - 5:00pm 9:00am - 5:00pm  2:00pm - 5:00pm  9:00am - 5:00pm