Legal Services

Elizabeth Evatt Community Legal Centre
4 Station Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
Tel: (02) 4782 4155 or 1300 363 967
Fax: (02) 4782 4384
Email: admin@eeclc.org.au
The Elizabeth Evatt Community Legal Centre services the Blue Mountains, Oberon, Lithgow and Bathurst regions providing free legal and advocacy assistance.
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Community Justice Centres
Tel: 1800 990 777
Community Justic Centres (CJCs) provide free mediation and clnflict management services to help people in disputes reach an agreement.

Disputes and conflict can develop in many situations, for example between neighbours, family members or at work. CJC mediators are trained to help people in dispute find a solution. Thousands of people use CJC every year — and around 80% of them reach an agreement.

CJC mediations take place at different venues all over NSW such as local court houses, neighbourhood centres, community centres, libraries, clubs and other venues.

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Legal Aid NSW
Penrith Legal Aid Office
95 Henry Street
Penrith NSW 2750
Tel: 02 4732 3077
Fax: 02 47210572
DX: 8038Penrith
Legal Aid NSW has a central office in Sydney (Central Sydney) and 21 offices in metropolitan and regional NSW. The closest Legal Aid Office to the Lower Mountains is in Penrith.

If you need legal assistance call the free legal help line LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529 for information about your legal problem and contact details for services that might be able to assist you or you can search for a Legal Aid NSW advice service near you.

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Women’s Legal Advice 02 8745 6988 / 1800 801 501
Provides free confidential legal information and referrals for women in NSW. Mondays:
9:30am–12:30pm /Tuesdays: 1:30pm–4:30pm / Thursdays: 9:30am–12:30pm.

Domestic Violence Legal Advice Line 02 8745 6999 / 1800 810 784
Provides free confidential legal information, advice and referrals for women in NSW.
Mondays: 1:30pm–4:30pm Tuesdays: 9:30am–12:30pm Thursdays: 1:30pm–4:30pm Fridays: 9:30am–12:30pm.

Indigenous Women’s Legal Contact Line 02 8745 6977 / 1800 639 784
Provides free confidential legal information, advice and referrals for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in NSW. Includes domestic violence, sexual assault, parenting issues, family law, discrimination and victim’s compensation.
Mondays: 10am–12:30pm Tuesdays: 10am–12:30pm Thursdays: 10am–12:30pm.

National Children and Young People’s Legal Centre (NCYPLC)
Young people and their advocates can get information, referral and advice by using the Law Mail on-line legal advice service. Other legal resources and materials can be accessed on the Law Stuff web-site.