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Neighbourhood Justice Centre

​If you are required to attend the Neighbour Justice Centre (NJC) to respond to any allegation of criminal offending call our office on (03) 9668 7600 for an obligation free case assessment.

Neighbourhood Justice Centre

The Neighbour Justice Centre (NJC) is part of the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria, and is located at 241 Wellington Street, Collingwood. 

The NJC operates diffidently to other Courts across Victoria in that in endeavours to bring several jurisdictions ‘under the one roof’ including:

  • Magistrates’ Court

  • Children’s Court

  • Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

  • Victims of Crime Tribunal


In addition, it designed to be a ‘one stop shop’ for various social services including:

  • Mental health issues

  • Housing

  • Drug and alcohol addiction

  • Financial difficulties

  • Family violence

  • Men’s behaviour issues

  • Homelessness

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, the LGBTI community, and refuges and migrants


It also encompasses legal and justice agencies:

  • Victoria Legal Aid

  • Fitzroy Legal Services

  • Community Correctional Services Victoria