The Vietnamese community within the Brimbank local government area represents about 10% of the population. This community is isolated by language and cultural barriers which prevent many from accessing legal services. Research shows that a bilingual approach to service delivery is significantly more effective in providing legal information and advice to culturally and linguistically diverse clients. Read more...

The Family Violence Project is funded by the Commonwealth Attorney General and State Government Department of Justice. Read more...

Clean Slate is an innovative service to assist people in prison to deal with their debts and fines.  The aim of this project is to implement a commonsense idea in an innovative way to help reduce the revolving prison door.Read more...

The Mortgage Wellbeing Service uses a range of early intervention strategies to address mortgage stress for homeowners in one of Melbourne‚Äôs fastest developing urban growth corridors.  Legal and financial counselling and social work assistance prior to legal action means that clients have more options and greater opportunity to achieve more sustainable outcomes. This includes, in most cases, the option of remaining in their home which has the follow-on effect of providing housing security for a client group otherwise excluded from many housing options.Read more...