The Shopfront Youth Legal Centre

Service Description

Free legal service for homeless and disadvantaged young people aged 25 years and under in the Sydney Metro area. Advice and assistance provided for court representation on criminal charges, traffic matters and AVOs, advice dealing with police, unpaid fines, and victims compensation. May also assist with general legal rights for young people, family law- including child protection, complaints and appeals against government decisions, tenancy, employment, discrimination and debts.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5.30pm (after hours by arrangement)


Referral System

Self referral or through services

Service Fees


Disability Access

Yes. Difficult but can accommodate with notice

Organisational Information

Area Served

Sydney Metro

Parent Organisation

Herbert Smith Freehills, Mission Australia, The Salvation Army

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering opportunities are limited. Please see website for details.

Other Contacts

Emergency after hours advice available - choose option 2 in the recorded message

Last Updated: 6 November 2023