Law Centre (NI)
124 Donegall Street
Public phone: 028 9024 4401
Website URL: http://www.lawcentreni.org
Service offered: Legal advice and information for people on low incomes referred by other agencies. Deal with social security, employment, immigration (immigration advice temporarily suspended at 1 April 2015 due to funding restrictions), mental health and community care. Representation at tribunals and court. Advice line, policy development, information and publications services. Training and consultancy service for advisers in member advice agencies, CABx, voluntary and statutory organisations, trade unions and others. We also have a project supporting young people who have been trafficked, and a Legal Support Project where volunteers and pro-bono lawyers provide social security and employment tribunal representation for those who would otherwise remain unrepresented.
Target group: People on low incomes with legal problems.
Area served: Northern Ireland.
How to contact: By referral from member agencies, except in specific projects involving issues such as forced labour and trafficking, where people can self-refer.
Monday: 9.30am - 1pm Advice Line
Tuesday: 9.30am - 1pm Advice Line
Wednesday: 9.30am - 1pm Advice Line
Thursday: 9.30am - 1pm Advice Line
Friday: 9.30am - 1pm Advice Line
Office Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Parking available close to premises. Wheelchair user access and lift to all floors. Lift accessible to people with visual impairments.
Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.
Charity number: XN 48784
Year established: 1977
Staffing: 30 staff.
Public transport: Belfast Yorkgate train station. Close to the city centre.
Record last checked: 16 January 2018