Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Service (BGCLS) is a not-for-profit organisation providing free legal advice, information and community legal education to people who live, work or study in the Central Highlands and Wimmera regions of Victoria.
BGCLS assists not only with individual legal matters, but also more broadly in community development, community legal education, capacity building and law and policy reform projects based on the needs of our community.
We actively work in partnership wherever possible, with government, Victoria Legal Aid and other publicly funded legal assistance service providers, pro bono contributors, the private legal profession, community services agencies and other community partners to ensure the best outcomes for their clients and community.
Our Vision Striving for an informed community with access to justice through the law.
Our Purpose Providing high quality professional legal services, education, support and advocacy to promote inclusion and enhance collaboration.