Marrickville Legal Centre provides a community-based domestic violence support service, offering easily accessible, integrated legal & non-legal support services to people who have experienced family and domestic violence.

We can provide specialist domestic and family violence casework and support services including:

  • Support and referrals
  • Legal advice & advocacy
  • Risk assessment
  • Safety planning

Who we assist

We offer specialist support to people who have experienced family and domestic violence, with a focus on assisting those who may have difficulty accessing the justice system or other services. We offer both legal and non-legal assistance to provide an integrated service that supports a broad range of needs for people within our community who may have experienced violence, including:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • LGBTIQ people
  • Young people
  • People who live with disabilities
  • Recently arrived migrants and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds’

Community legal education

We are proud to play an educative role in the community to promote justice and protect human rights. We provide training for community organisations on a range of issues relating to domestic and family violence such as Apprehended Violence Orders, Safer Pathways Reform, Safety Planning and Risk Assessment. If you’d like us to come deliver a session for your group, please email info@mlc.org.au

Get advice

Advice is generally given over the phone through an advice call-back service. To arrange a phone call, submit an online enquiry below or give us a call.