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 (ILC) is an independent community legal centre funded by Government to provide a comprehensive range of free legal services to residents of the Illawarra who experience social and economic disadvantage. The Centre has a strong human rights and social justice focus.  

alt Financial Counsellor 
(to support people affected by problem gambling)
Part Time - 3 days a week
The Illawarra Legal Centre (ILC) is a community legal centre. ILC is funded by State and Federal Government to provide a number of free services in the Illawarra, including financial counselling services.

We seek to employ a part-time Financial Counsellor (the Applicant) to provide financial counselling services.

The Applicant must be a fully accredited member of the Financial Counsellors Association of NSW, or working towards same.

The position is until 30 September 2019 and subject to funding after that date.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Illawarra Legal Centre Inc. Enterprise Agreement (equivalent to level 5 of the SCHADS award).

Applicants must address the selection criteria and include the names and contact details of at least two most recent referees.

An information package including selection criteria is available here or by contacting Maroun Germanos on 02 4276 1939. 

Applications may be made by post or email.

Applications should be marked as confidential and addressed to:

Maroun Germanos

Illawarra Legal Centre Inc.

PO Box 139

Warrawong 2502

Only applications addressing the selection criteria will be considered.

Applications close 4.30pm Thursday 28th February 2019



alt Our Management Committee:

The Illawarra Legal Centre is run by a volunteer management committee.  If you are interested in being part of the management committee please contact Truda Gray the Centre Coordinator on 4279 1939.


alt Volunteer Solicitor

Once a week, volunteer solicitors staff an evening advice session.  At present solicitors are rostered on approximately 3 to 4 times a year.  If you are interested in being part of the volunteer team, please contact the Principal Solicitor Phillip Dicalfas on 4276 1939.



From time to time we have other volunteers undertaking projects or activities.  Volunteers will not replace paid staff members and the Centre acknowledges its obligation to seek funding to pay for work which is normally undertaken by paid staff. Students are encouraged to apply.

The work given to volunteers will offer the volunteer personal satisfaction, potential development of skills, active promotion of a cause and/or recognition of volunteer effort.

If you are interested in volunteering, please call us on 4276 1939. We will provide you with the appropriate email to send in a resume. Attached to the resume, please outline the extent of the volunteering or work experience you are seeking.


Phone Advice

All initial requests for advice from the Illawarra Legal Centre should be made through the telephone advice service:


Phone Advice Times