Northern Community Legal Centre
Northern Community Legal Centre (NCLC) provides free and confidential legal advice through day appointments at its many outreach locations including Broadmeadows, Coburg, Craigieburn, Dallas, Fawkner, Glenroy, Sunbury and Wallan. NCLC also conduct a night service weekly in Coburg. The centre can assist victims of family violence in areas of family law, intervention orders, victims compensation and civil matters related to family violence.
NCLC also co-ordinates the applicant Intervention Order Support Service a free service for applicants and Affected Family Members in Family Violence Intervention Order matters at the Broadmeadows Magistrates’ Court providing on-the-spot advice and limited court representation.
NCLC provides an integrated service delivery model to women on temporary visas, who are victim survivors of family violence. Working collaboratively with family violence services, police and courts, the service provides wrap-around, culturally sensitive, and appropriate family violence and migration legal services to streamline safety pathways for highly vulnerable women and children.