About Children's Law Centre
About Children's Law Centre

Who we are and what we do

REE Rights Responder

Confidential online legal information & advice service for young people

Parents and Practitioners
Parents, Carers, Professionals and Practitioners

Working together to protect children's rights

Youth Hub
Young People

Child Law Hub for legal services, resources and rights campaigns

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Children's Rights Change Children's Lives

"My mum contacted CLC because I was being bullied in school for years. They really listened to me, believed me and most importantly gave me the support I needed which helped me during a very difficult time. The help I got from CLC meant that things got better for me and now I am studying for A-Levels. CLC gave me a voice when I most needed to be heard…"

- Young CLC Client -


Our Impact on Children’s Lives

Last year CHALKY our Freephone Advice line dealt with 2,588 children’s rights issues.
This included queries relating to:




Family Law


Human Rights/Justice




Other Issues

Make a

The Children’s Law Centre is a charity and can accept donations to support our work. If you are a UK taxpayer, Gift Aid your donation and we can claim back an extra 25p from your taxes for every 1 pound you donate.

Send your donation directly to: Children’s Law Centre, Rights House, 2nd Floor 127-137 Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 1SH.

  • Telephone: 028 9024 5704
  • Fax: 028 9024 5679
  • Young Persons Freephone Advice Line: 0808 8085678
  • Email: info@childrenslawcentre.org
  • Web: www.childrenslawcentre.org

Children’s Law Centre is a company limited by guarantee, No NI33998 Northern Ireland Charity number: NIC 101148.


“youth@clc gave me the confidence to voice my opinions on things that matter to young people”

Our Vision

A society where all children can participate, are valued, their rights are respected and guaranteed without discrimination and every child can achieve their full potential.

Our History

The Children's Law Centre was established in September 1997. It is founded upon the principles laid down in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.