Across NSW, there are a variety of resources in place to assist you. These are in place to ensure that anyone can access help when they need it. See below for some services and resources that can be of assistance.

Help with Safety

Do you feel unsafe or you’re dealing with an unsafe situation? We can give you advice and assistance as well as introduce you to services and websites that may help you get through your situation.

Specialist legal Advice

Welfare, Senior services, Refugee or Youth issues, we can assist in finding specialist legal services.

Family Services

Do you need assistance with family related matters such as separation or divorce? We can advise on Family Law and connect you with service providers or resources to help you and your loved ones.

Financial Services

Are you struggling with managing your finances, bill or debts? We can introduce you to specialist services that may be able to help you get back on top of your financial situation.


I need to be heard

Have you experienced unfair or inappropriate behaviour in the workplace? Have you received bad service and you don’t know how to tell your story? We’ll listen and direct you to services that may be able to assist you.


Help Now

Across the Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla, Bega Valley, Snowy Monaroa and Queanbyean-Palerang we operate a number of local legal clinics so that anyone can access help when they need it.

Fact sheets

Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre has created fact sheets and resources to help you in the following areas:

Planning ahead

Wills, Enduring Power of Attorney & Enduring Guardianship Fact Sheet

These documents make sure that your wishes are carried out. While you are still alive, it means you can make sure your lifestyle and finances are looked after. After you pass away, it means your property goes to who you want it to go to. It is never too early to start making these documents.

After Someone Dies E-Book

A guide to help families with some of the legal processes after someone has died.

Law check up

Do you have a legal problem?

Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre provides free confidential legal advice regarding family law, planning ahead, tenancy, personal safety, credit and debt issues, employment and centrelink, traffic disputes and neighbor disputes. Download this PDF to find out hpow to take the next step in resolving your issue.

How to Deal with a Dangerous Tree

This fact sheet will step you through the process of talking to council regarding the removal of a dangerous tree.

Apprehended Violence Orders

Apprehended Violence Orders Fact Sheet

AVOs are court orders which protect individuals from violence, threats and harassment. They are made against a person (the defendant) and prevent that person from engaging in particular behaviour with another person (the protected person).

Victims Support Scheme Applications

Victims Support Scheme Applications Fact Sheet

Victims of crime, including domestic violence, can access support under the Victims Support Scheme including, Counselling, Financial assistance for immediate needs, Financial assistance for economic loss, and Recognition payment. Read this fact sheet for more info.

Coercive Control

What is Coercive Control?

This fact sheet will help answer the question "what is coercive control?" by looking at what coercive control is, what it can include, changes to the definition of Domestic Violence, the new laws in NSW, and its effects on ADVOs.

Our Services

Free Legal Advice

Got a legal issue? Need help understanding legal documents? Unsure where you stand legally? Find out how Shoalcoast can help you.

Law Reform

Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre works to positively change laws and policies for the benefit of our clients.

Community Legal Education

As part of our mission to make law more accessible to all, Shoalcoast offers Community Legal Education (CLE) to groups of community workers and members.


A variety of resources and factsheets to assist you and ensure that anyone can access help when they need it.