DCLS Eligibility and Priority Guidelines

Eligibility and Priority Guidelines for Legal Assistance and Seniors and Disability Rights Services

Darwin Community Legal Service applies a multi-disciplinary socio-legal approach, with strong internal and external collaboration to maximise forms of support, advocacy and assistance for clients

There are currently four teams:

  • General Legal Service (GLS)
  • Tenants’ Advice Service (TAS)
  • Volunteer Advice Sessions (VAS)
  • Seniors and Disability Rights Service (SDRS)

Each team has a Team Leader, or a Coordinator. The Principal Solicitor is ultimately responsible for the legal practice and the DCLS Executive Officer is responsible for DCLS’s operations.

Guidelines

These Guidelines outline:

  • DCLS’s legal services
  • priorities and criteria
  • client rights of review
  • feedback, problem solving and complaints

Eligibility and Priority Guidelines for Legal Assistance and Seniors and Disability Rights Services