Children's Legal Centre

Contact details

Children's Legal Centre
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park

Public phone: 0808 802 0008 child law advice line / 01206 872466


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Advice & information on law & policy affecting children & young people. Child Law Advice Line. National Education Advice Line. Young people's freephone line. Family Law Advice Line. Refugee & Asylum Seeking Children's Project. Specialist advice relating to Child Care proceedings. Legal advocacy unit for SE England - advice & representation to children/parents involved in disputes with school/LEA.

Target group: Children, young people, parents, professionals and anyone involved with children.

Area served: England and Wales.

How to contact: Phone


Monday: 9.30am - 5.30pm

Tuesday: 9.30am - 5.30pm

Wednesday: 9.30am - 5.30pm

Thursday: 9.30am - 5.30pm

Friday: 9.30am - 5.30pm


Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Parking for disabled drivers. Level entrance.

Other information

Languages other than English: Language Line.

Charity number: 281222

Year established: 1981

Staffing: 45 full time staff.

Public transport:

Record last checked: 16 November 2016

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