If your enquiry does not fall within the areas of the law that we cover, you can call us to see if we can refer you to another organisation/solicitor, Please call 01452 423492 and press the admin line.

You may find one of these links useful:

Advice Glos

Help to find free legal advice…

Citizens Advice Bureau

For debt and benefit advice and more…


Advice for refugees and asylum seekers…

GL Communities

Specialising in neighbourhood work and community engagement…

Community Legal Advice

Help to find a legal adviser or family mediator…

Gloucester Law Centre provides free, confidential and impartial legal advice to Gloucester residents

What we do

We offer advice in these areas of law only:

  • Immigration  (limited immigration advice on bail and Leave to Remain as a result of domestic violence ONLY )
  • Asylum
  • Welfare Benefits
  • Housing
  • Family Law

What we don’t do

  • Anything to do with criminal law including benefit fraud
  • Debt and finance
  • Consumer advice
  • Form filling (except for Carers Allowance, ESA50, Disability Living Allowance, PIP and Housing Benefit/ Council tax benefit forms)
  • Housing transfers, allocations and victims of neighbourhood nuisance
  • Immigration advice except bail and Indefinite Leave to Remain where there has been domestic violence
  • Benefit advice is restricted to Gloucester City residents only
  • Employment

If the Law Centre cannot help you, we will try to refer you to another nearby organisation that can.

Who can use us?

People who live within the city boundaries (pay council tax to Gloucester City Council) can use our services (see above). We may also be able to help other residents of Gloucestershire who qualify for free legal help.

We can offer asylum advice to residents of Gloucestershire, Bristol and North Somerset.

Please call us if you want to check if you are eligible for help.

If the Law Centre cannot help you, we will try to refer you to another nearby organisation that can. Sometimes there is no free advice available due to the changes to legal aid.

Opening Times

Please see our Contact page for opening times, address etc.






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