1. A *community organisation in Singapore with an objective to meet **community concerns or needs?
2. In need of basic legal advice and information on operational issues?
*Includes Charity, Voluntary Welfare Organisation, Social Enterprise.
** The organisation's activities should be beneficial to the community in Singapore as a whole, and not confined to sectional interests or group of persons based on race, creed, belief or religion.
If so, you may wish to seek free basic legal advice and information at the Community Organisation Clinics (COC). At the clinic, you will be able to see a lawyer for a 45-minute general legal guidance session. COC can be very useful for community organisations that are seeking legal advice and would like to speak to a lawyer, but do not need anything drafted or legal representation.
COCs are held at the Pro Bono Services Office branch at:
50 Market Street
#10-04 Golden Shoe Carpark
How to Register for the Community Organisation Clinic?
To register, please contact us at AssistNPOs@lawsoc.org.sg.
For general information on legal issues relating to community organisations, please refer to LegaleSE: A Legal Handbook For Non-Profit Organisations And Social Enterprises, a copy of which may be downloaded HERE.
Disclaimer: The advice given at these sessions shall be as a matter of guidance and comfort only and is not intended to replace, substitute or supplement formal advice and action that may be needed in each case.