Law Centres

North East Law Centre

3rd Floor, MEA House Ellison Place
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear

Telephone: 01912304777
Fax: 01912304777


North East & Yorkshire

Catchment area

North East

Areas of law covered

• Asylum
• Discrimination
• Education
• Employment
• Family
• Welfare Benefits
• Immigration
• Human Rights

Ways to access the service

• Telephone
• Visit in Person
• Email
• Virtual

Other clinics information

Immigration & Asylum Advice - Currently provide one off advice by appointment to Newcastle and Sunderland residents. Also provide advice and casework support as part of the North East Refugee Law Project to any asylum seekers and refugees living in Tyne & Wear. Immigration & Asylum - Drop in Advice Sessions provided for Newcastle and Sunderland residents on Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights. The service is held once every 4 weeks at the West End Refugee Service for Newcastle residents, and at FODI for Sunderland residents. We also provide Immigration Telephone Advice Line – 0191 230 4782 - Fridays from 10am to 12 noon. For clients who have a simple one off enquiry and/or live out of our area. Family Advice Free family advice for people living in the Newcastle or Sunderland area who are on a low income and for clients across Tyne & Wear who are victims of Domestic Violence. Services for Victims of Crime If you have been a victim of crime in Northumberland or Tyne and Wear, we can help you with a range of services including family law, immigration law, welfare benefits and CICA applications. Discrimination Advice and Education Advice Free discrimination and education advice for people living in North East England, via an evening clinic. We offer a low cost paid for advice service for people who are not eligible for free services starting from £65 for a first appointment in Immigration and Family law.

Advice partnerships

North East Law Centre is part of many partnerships including the Newcastle Advice Compact, Newcastle City Wide Refugee Group, and is a member of Blue Stone Consortium. They also work in partnership with Wor Hoose on a welfare rights project.

Accessibility information

Provide free advice services subject to funding

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