Housing Legal Clinic

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The Housing Legal Clinic (HLC) provides free legal advice to people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness and low income earners.

Providing free general advice about: Fines, Infringement notices, Debts, Tenancy and Housing, Personal Injury, Discrimination, Social Security Law, Family Law, Criminal Law and other general areas of law.

Clients are able to make an appointment at the various host services listed below.

Appointments are usually 15-30 minutes and the advice is given by lawyers from various firms in Adelaide. Advice sessions can be conducted face to face or over the phone. The HLC currently operates seven legal clinics in the city and suburbs and in rural South Australia in partnership with other organisations.

After making an appointment by phone, lawyers will talk with clients about their legal queries, and if appropriate provide advice or refer to an appropriate resource.

Clients living in rural or remote South Australia should contact the local UnitingCare Wesley Country SA office or contact Welfare Rights Centre on 1800 246 287 or 08 8223 1338 to make an appointment.

(HLC is part of the Welfare Rights Centre group of services)

Last updated 22 March, 2018