Illawarra Legal Centre
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 & South Coast Tenants Service (ISCTAAS)
ISCTAAS services the Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama, Wingecarribee, Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla, and Bega Valley areas. This service can provide FREE information, advice and advocacy to new and existing clients. This includes help with applications and hearings in the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal.
Clients who we CAN provide free information, advice and advocacy to:
Housing NSW tenants
Community housing tenants
Aboriginal housing tenants
Permanent residents of caravan parks & manufactured home estates
Boarders and lodgers
Private tenants renting from a landlord and/or a real estate agent.
Clients who we CANNOT provide free information, advice and advocacy to:
Real Estate Agents
Department of Housing Providers
Community Housing Providers
How we can help you with your tenancy matter
Please call us for FREE tenancy advice on:
4274 3475 or 1800 807 225
Monday - 9.00am - 1.00pm
Tuesday - 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Wednesday - 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Friday - 9.00am - 1.00pm
Face to Face appointments:
These appointments are available as required. Locations for appointments are:
Wollongong Homeless Hub, 24 Kenny Street, Wollongong 2500
For more information or to book this type of appointment please call us on:
4274 3475 or 1800 807 225.
Please visit The Tenants Union at: http://www.tenants.org.au/tenants-rights-factsheets to download factsheets and sample letters regarding your rights & responsibilities as a tenant.
Free Community Education Workshops
Community Education sessions that can be provided by the Tenants Service include:
General rights & responsibilities
The NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal
Please note that the target audience is merely a guide and sessions are always open to others.
Other Useful links
Tenants Union: http://www.tenants.org.au/
Sharehousing Survival Guide: http://sharehousing.org/
Australians for Affordable Housing: http://housingstressed.org.au/
The Brown Couch - Tenants Union NSW blog: http://tunswblog.blogspot.com.au/