St Kilda Legal ServiceOur Mission

We assist and empower individuals and groups who are disadvantaged in their access to justice, and contribute to the reform of laws and structural inequities to achieve fair and just outcomes.

Our Purpose

The purpose of SKLS is to provide free and accessible access to justice for people experiencing vulnerability or disadvantage, and people otherwise unable to afford legal services, on the key legal issues affecting them, through the delivery of high quality, evidence based services delivered as part of an integrated and coordinated service system.

Our Values

What are our values? How do we know we’re living it?
Respect for all people  – clients, co-workers and community
  • Care for others
  • Generosity
  • Empathy
  • Kindness
  • Inclusivity
Do the right thing
  • Act with integrity
  • Be ethical, and accountable
Committed to the interests of clients and the community
  • High quality, accessible, and empathetic legal services
  • Safe and supportive
  • Take a stand for justice
Working together
  • One team
  • Collaborative and integrated
  • Learn from each other
  • Listen

St Kilda Legal Service respectfully acknowledges the Yalukit Willam clan of the Boon Wurrung. We pay our respect to their elders, both past and present. We acknowledge and uphold their continuing relationship to this land.

We also acknowledge the support of both State and Federal Governments, Legal Services Board and private donations in helping to fund our service.

To find out more about Our History, please click here.