Why are Law Centres important?
The impact of Law Centres’ work is extensive, not just for individual clients but for our wider society too. Recent research* shows that Law Centres nationally have achieved:
The Law Centres Federation commissioned nef Consulting to examine the socio-economic value of the work of law centres: read the report here
At a time when charitable organisations around the country are struggling to meet increasing demand with decreased funds, Avon & Bristol Law Centre is managing to survive and thrive by adapting to changing circumstances and finding new ways of meeting local needs. As creative fundraisers, the staff bring much needed additional investment into the community from trusts and foundations all over the country. This multiplies the impact of every pound secured from local supporters and partners.
* Law Centre Network Social Impact Study, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, 2013.
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