Objectives of CCLSWA

CCLSWA is committed to:

Promote community education programmes in matters relating to credit and debt law and the legal system

Provide a resource for financial counsellors and others working with people on low incomes to resolve their credit related problems

Liaise and cooperate with governmental and non-governmental bodies and agencies concerned with the delivery of credit and debt advice and advocacy services


Promote the rights of consumers of credit

Undertake research with a view to ascertaining the needs of the community for legal assistance in the area of credit and debts and of the most effective means of meeting those needs

Provide legal advice and assistance to, and advocacy on behalf of, people with issues arising out of their credit and debt related problems

Involve members of the public, in the recognition, understanding and solution of their legal and related problems in the area of credit and debts