Our Funding

RLC receives funding and in-kind support from a range of sources.

We thank these Departments, organisations and individuals for their ongoing support of the Centre.

  • The General Legal Service is funded principally through the Community Legal Centres Funding Program which is administered by Legal Aid NSW and the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department.
  • The Credit and Debt Service is partly funded by the Commonwealth Department of Family and Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs through its Financial Counselling Program.
  • The Sydney Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (Sydney WDVCAS) is funded by Legal Aid NSW.
  • Women NSW (part of NSW Family & Community Services) provides funding for a Domestic Violence Early Referral Service (the Yellow Card Project).
  • The Inner Sydney Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service (ISTAAS) is funded by NSW Office of Fair Trading.
  • The Sydney University Postgraduate Students Service is funded by Sydney University Postgraduate Representation Association (SUPRA) through funds received from the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).
  • The Sydney Institute of TAFE funds a service for its students.
  • The Gandevia Foundation for support in the establishment of a medical-legal partnership.
  • The City of Sydney provides RLC with concessional rent, and specific purpose grants such as:
    • Millers Point Tenancy Support Service
    • International Students Awareness Campaign
    • Boarders & Lodgers Legal Kit
    • Pedal Power Cyclist Legal Information Kit