Southern Community Justice Centre, Onkaparinga River SA

Southern Community Justice Centre

We are a Community Legal Centre providing free legal advice, referrals and ongoing legal representation to South Australians who live in our catchment area, including southern metropolitan areas, Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Murray Bridge and Strathalbyn.

Contact us to book a free appointment, or to find out more.

The Southern Community Justice Centre is a community legal centre that offers free, confidential legal advice. The Centre team consists of 5 practicing solicitors, a family advocate, mental health worker and highly experienced support staff.

We can assist with a broad range of legal matters, including:

Ongoing assistance and court representation, where relevant, are provided at no cost to eligible clients who cannot afford to pay a private solicitor and do not qualify for a grant of legal aid.

The Head Office is located at 40 Beach Road, Christies Beach, and free legal help is available for people who live or work in the centre’s catchment area, including the southern suburbs of Adelaide, the Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island and Murray Bridge.

Our catchment areas

We can offer free legal help and advice to South Australians in the following areas.

Please note: This list is provided as a guide only and does not include all individual suburbs. Check the CLCSA map for a full list of community legal centres or call 1300 850 650 for more information.

  • Christies Beach (Head office)
  • Aberfoyle Park
  • Aldinga
  • Belair
  • Bellevue Heights
  • Blackwood
  • Brighton
  • Christie Downs
  • Clarendon
  • Colonel Light Gardens
  • Coromandel Valley
  • Edwardstown
  • Flagstaff Hill
  • Glenelg
  • Goolwa – Port Elliott
  • Hackham
  • Hackham – Onkaparinga Hills
  • Hackham West
  • Hallett Cove
  • Happy Valley
  • Huntfield Heights
  • Kangaroo Island
  • Mannum
  • Marino – Seaview Downs
  • McLaren Vale
  • Mitcham
  • Mitchell Park
  • Morphett Vale – East
  • Morphett Vale – West
  • Morphettville
  • Murray Bridge
  • Murray Bridge Region
  • Panorama
  • Reynella
  • Seaford
  • Seaview Downs
  • Sheidow Park
  • Strathalbyn
  • Strathalbyn Region
  • The Coorong
  • Trott Park
  • Victor Harbor
  • Warradale
  • Willunga
  • Woodcroft
  • Yankalilla

Book a free legal advice appointment

You can request a free legal advice appointment with a solicitor at Southern Community Justice Centre at our head office, 40 Beach Road, Christies Beach. Alternatively, request an appointment at your nearest outreach* location during the hours listed below.

Please note: All appointment requests are subject to a conflict check and our eligibility criteria.

Christies Beach (Head office)

Appointments available Monday – Friday


Appointments available Thursdays

Murray Bridge*

Appointments available alternative Wednesdays

Kangaroo Island*

Appointments available every 6 weeks


Appointments available bi-monthly

Victor Harbor*

Appointments available alternative Tuesdays

To book an appointment, call 1300 850 650.

Outreach Calendar

Use the calendar below to see the next dates for face to face appointments at our outreach locations.

We also have offices in the Limestone Coast and the Riverland. Click on the links for more information, or call the regional office numbers at Mount Gambier on (08) 8723 1396 or Berri on (08) 8582 4998.

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Contact Us

Legal services are provided by appointment. If you would like to make an appointment to consult with a solicitor at any of our offices (including our outreach offices) see below:

Christies Beach Head Office

Office Hours: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday
on (08) 8384 5222 or toll free 1300 850 650

Mount Gambier Head Office

Office Hours: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday
On (08) 8723 1396 or toll free 1300 850 650

Berri Head Office

Office Hours: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday
On (08) 8582 4998 or toll free 1300 850 650