Batho Ba Lerato Advice Centre

Thaba-Nchu, South Africa
Joined November 2022

To protect and promote human rights through free legal advice and service to the marginalised and vulnerable communities. Programs: Paralegal Services (Access to justice and Mental and Health Support

Presence in: South Africa
Focus: Children's Rights, Citizenship & Identification, Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Organizing, Community Paralegals, Criminal Justice, Disability Rights, Education, Environmental Justice, Ethnic / Religious Minorities' Rights, Family, Financial Sustainability & Fundraising, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Health, HIV/Aids, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Labor & Employment, Legal Aid & Public Interest Law, LGBTQI+ Rights, Livelihoods, Other, Refugees & Migrant Rights, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

Batho Ba Lerato Advice Centre (BBLAC) is a community advice centre registered with the Department of Social Development as Non-profit organisation (NPO). BBLAC is a full-service community advice office in Thaba-Nchu in the Province of the Free State, South Africa. We provide a free comprehensive range of legal services and mental health support, including: General Civil Matters, Family Violence Matters, Protection of Children and their Rights, Divorce and Related Matters, Refugee and Migration, Labour Issues, Eviction, Land and Environment Matters, HIV/AIDS Drafting of Wills, Education and Advocacy on Access to Justice – Counselling and Mediation (civil & marriage)

BBLAC, through its services continues to close structural and inequality gaps by extending its assistance to the marginalised and vulnerable communities in Mangaung and Thabo Mofutsanyane Districts.

We are proud champion of South African Access to Justice and human Rights Defenders through our partnership with the University of the Free State Law Clinic, North West University (AULAI Trust), Foundation for Human Rights, South African Human Rights Commission (FS) and others