Citizen Rights

Human Rights / Legal Aid

Human Rights Law Network (HRLN):

Provides pro bono legal services, conducts public interest litigation, engages in advocacy, conducts legal awareness programmes, investigates violations, publishes 'know your rights' materials, and participates in campaigns.

Support required: Financial and material donations specifically office equipment, volunteers and legal skills


India Centre for Human Rights and Law,

Jain High School, 4th Flr,

84 Samuel Street (Pala Galli) Dongri, Mumbai 400009

Tel: (022) 2343 9651 / 2343 6692

Fax: (022) 2343 3698



Lawyers Collective:

Renders services free of cost for protecting and promoting rights of people affected by and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, women affected by violence and sexual harassment through legal aid, legal reform and allied services of advocacy, training and research.


Jairam Kripa, Gr Flr, No. 61,

Janmabhoomi Marg, Fort, Mumbai 400001

Tel: (022) 228755482 / 3 / 22832779 / 22024973 / 22025976

Fax: (022) 22821724



St. Peter's Legal Cell:

Provides legal advice and assistance free of charge, on matters relating to family / property disputes / drawing up wills / court procedures / reconciliation matters


The Priest in Charge,

St. Peters Church,

Hill Rd, Bandra (W), Mumbai 400050

Tel: (022) 26422692 / 26423098





Focuses on the rights of women through provision of legal resources, with special emphasis on matrimonial rights and domestic violence. Also creates films and documentation around social and cultural issues.


Golden Valley Housing Society,

A2/4 Kalina Kurla Road,

Kalina, Santa Cruz (E),Mumbai 400099

Tel: (022) 26661252 / 2394


Point of View: Aims to promote the points of view of women that can effect positive change at both the individual and societal level, through a sustained and creative use of media, art and culture.

Support required: Help spread awareness to complement their effort in mainstreaming women's rights.


The Director20 A, Gopal Mansion,

Near Panthaky Parsi Agiary,

Guru Nanak Road,

Bandra (W), Mumbai 400 050

Tel: (022) 65727252



Right to Information


Shailesh Gandhi:

Actively involved in the promotion and implementation of the Right to Information Act. Supports individuals and organizations seeking to use the Act.


B2, Gokul Apartments,

Podar Road, Santa Cruz(W), Mumbai 400054

Tel: (022) 3290 3776 / 2600 1003 / 98673 27305



Consumer Rights


Bombay Telephone Users' Association :

Participates in telecom policy formulation and issues concerning protection of consumers. Assists members and other consumers in resolving their disputes with service providers. Creates awareness on the rights of telecom users. (Recognised by TRAI)

Support required: Financial donations and volunteers


The Hon Jt Secretary,

Room 7, Petit Municipal School,

Municipal Compound, Waterfield Road Bandra (W), Mumbai 400050

Tel: (022) 2643 9292 / 93249 39292



Consumer Guidance Society of India :

Seeks to protect and promote rights and interests of consumers, providing them with information and taking up their complaints with the offending party and/or the authorities, advising on goods and services, which are a fair return for the money spent.


The Editor,

Block 'J' Azad Maidan,

Opp Cama Hospital, Mahapalika Marg,

Fort, Mumbai 400001.

Tel: (022) 22621612

Fax: (022) 22659715


The contents of this site are aimed specifically to residents or ex-residents of Bandra (East), Mumbai - 400 051 and Bandra (West), Mumbai - 400 050, Maharashtra, situated on the west coast of INDIA