Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre

Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre's (SCLC) mission is to provide an accessible professional legal service, responsive to the needs of those most disadvantaged and which promotes just and lasting solutions to legal and social issues in our community.

SCLC provides free legal services to the Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla and Bega Valley local government areas. It provides advice specifically to women living in the Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Palerang and Queanbeyan local government areas through the South East NSW Women's Legal Service.


  • Free advice, information and referral - on most non-commercial areas of law 
  • Free community legal education on a broad range of legal topics - to community groups and workers for professional development.
  • Free publications on a broad range of legal topics - call in to our office, or find copies of our publications on our website.

Extra Information

Our solicitors give free legal advice over the phone on a wide range of matters every Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 12 noon. For phone advice ring us during those times on 02 4422 9529 (Nowra and Northern Shoalhaven) or 1800 229 529 (Ulladulla, Eurobodalla and Bega Valley Shires).  Women living in the Bega, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Palerang and Queanbeyan Local Government Areas can also ring during these phone advice times on 1800 229 529 to access our South East NSW Women's Legal Service solicitor.

We also provide free legal advice through face to face appointments available in our Nowra office and at various community locations in the Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla, Bega Valley and South East NSW.

For more information on our outreach services, see the What's On page of our website.