Overview of Sussex St Community Law Service Inc

Sussex Street Community Law Service Inc

Sussex Street Community Law Service Inc is a 'non profit' non government community based organisation that provides access to accountable, non judgemental and effective legal services to low income people in the community. Sussex Street commenced operations in 1978. See history for the full story.

Sussex Street is an approved public benevolent institution pursuant to the Income Tax Assessment Act and has charitable status. Sussex Street Community Law Service was incorporated in 1985. Donations over $2.00 are tax deductible.

Sussex Street operates out of 29 Sussex Street, East Victoria Park. It is situated opposite the Park Shopping Centre next to the Victoria Park Library. Close to public transport we are within walking distance of Albany Highway and Berwick Street. Sussex Street also offers outreach services in Belmont and Midland. Contact the service for more information.

Services Available are;

  • Legal advice in Family, Civil and minor Criminal Law
  • Financial Counselling
  • Welfare Rights Advocacy
  • Tenancy Advocacy
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Individual Disability Advocacy

Sussex Street Community Law Service Inc gratefully acknowledges the support and assistance provided by the following without which we would not be able to provide the valuable services to the community.

Commonwealth Funding from the Departments of

  • Commonwealth Attorney General's
  • Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

State Government Funding from the

  • Department of Community Development
  • Department of Consumer and Employment Protection
  • State Attorney General

Other Funding and support

  • The Law Society of WA
  • Town of Victoria Park
  • Freehills for its valuable assistance in providing solicitors on secondment and providing valuable pro-bono support in a number of other areas.

Volunteers provide a valuable contribution to the services delivered and we would like to acknowledge the assistance of all who are involved in service provision in any way at all and especially

  • To the volunteer solicitors for our Night legal Services
  • Students who whole heartedly participate in casework
  • Contributors to chapters in the WA Law Handbook
  • Past and present members of the Board of Management
  • Freehills for its valuable assistance in funding a solicitor, providing solicitors on secondment and providing valuable pro-bono support in a number of other areas.

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Telephone

Tel: (08) 6253 9500
Fax: (08) 9470 1805
TTY: (08) 9470 2831
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