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Community Legal Grants 2021/22 – grants awarded

May 12th 2022

Victoria Law Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of 2021/22 Community Legal Grants.

Community Legal Grants support projects that improve community understanding of a legal problem or navigate the Victorian justice system.

Congratulations to the five successful applicants. Their projects will provide legal information tailored to the needs of the Victorians they are trying to help.

Community Legal Grant 2021/22 projects

Information for young people impacted by the Family Law system

Eastern Community Legal Centre

Production of age-appropriate legal resources about the family law system, in particular Family Court orders, which impact young people involved.


Inside the law: Legal information for people in prison

Fitzroy Legal Service

Development of a resource for people in prisons to better understand the laws and legal issues that relate to being incarcerated. The resource is for both people in prison as well as legal and non-legal professionals and agencies advocating for people in prison. 


Mitchell Shire Peer Education Project  

Northern Community Legal Centre

A peer education project to support women and families experiencing family violence in Mitchell Shire to connect to their community and engage with support services. 


Reducing family violence through education for CALD young people 

Peninsula Community Legal Centre

Delivery of community legal education to help culturally and linguistically diverse young people increase their literacy on family violence issues and shift attitudes that allow it to occur. 


Legal Street Smarts - Socially Networked  

WEstjustice

This project will explore how community legal education strategies may be expanded to reach young people through social media platforms. A strategy will be informed by the legal needs and digital engagement preferences of young people, particularly young people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds from Melbourne's west. 


Our 2022/23 Grant Program will be announced soon. We look forward to hearing from you about new project ideas.

For more information please see our Grants Program page.