CHCLC is a not-for-profit organisation that provides free legal advice, information and community legal education to people who live, work or study in the Central Highlands or Wimmera regions of Victoria.
15 Dawson Street North, Ballarat
(03) 5331 5999
1800 466 488
(excluding Victorian and local Public Holidays)
Monday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 7.30pm (Evening by appointments only)
Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Financial Counselling for Women Affected by Family Violence
Central Highlands Community Legal Centre, is pleased to offer a FREE financial counselling service, thanks to the generous support of the Department of Justice and Regulation Victoria.
An experienced and knowledgeable financial counsellor is provided by CAFS Ballarat to operate the service and provides women affected by family violence the opportunity to review their financial situation, address outstanding debts and negotiate variations to their contracts or payment arrangements.
Should you, or another women you know, be affected by family violence, they can contact us on 5331 5999 to make an appointment.
(Service ends 24th December, 2017)
Legal Advice and Referral
Free and confidential legal advice in the following areas:
-Criminal Law/Police Matters
-Road Traffic Offences/Fines
-Motor Vehicle Accidents
-Victims of Crime
-Powers of Attorney
Advice is given by appointment only. Appointments can be face-to-face at Ballarat, at an Outreach location or by telephone.
Phone: (03) 5331 5999
Freecall: 1800 466 488
15 Dawson Street North, Ballarat 3350
Family Violence Duty Lawyer Services
Central Highlands Community Legal Centre provides a free family Violence Duty Lawyer Service at Ballarat Magistrates Court, Ararat & Stawell Magistrates Court.
Self- referral. Duty Lawyer services provided on family violence court sitting days.
(Tuesday and Wednesday at Ballarat)
Community Legal Education
We can do talks on topics for young people such as:
-Sex and the Law
-Police Powers, your rights and responsibilities
Contact us for more information: 03 5331 5999