Jordan's largest national not-for-profit legal aid organisation

About the Justice Center for Legal Aid

Established in 2008, JCLA is a Jordanian not-for-profit and non-governmental organisation registered with the Jordanian Societies Registry.  
Since 2008, JCLA has grown from one legal aid clinic in Amman to become the largest legal aid provider in Jordan, providing legal aid services at 21 clinics located across all 12 governorates.  Each month, JCLA assists approximately 375 beneficiaries through legal consultations, provides legal representation to approximately 150 beneficiaries across 200 cases, and reaches approximately 3600 vulnerable people through its awareness sessions.

Our Vision  

JCLA is committed to empowering all poor and vulnerable people in Jordan, with a view to realising a society where everyone has equal access to justice. 

Our Mission

JCLA provides poor and vulnerable people in Jordan with access to legal aid services, including legal consultations and legal representations. Through awareness sessions, JCLA informs the community about legal aid and the law. Through advocating for the enhancement of the Kingdom's legal aid system, JCLA strives to uphold the right of all to access justice in Jordan.

Our Values

We provide our services without discrimination. JCLA is an equal opportunity employer and recruits its team members on merit.
We strive to preserve the dignity of our beneficiaries.
We maintain transparency in everything we do unless otherwise protected by client confidentiality.
Our team works to the highest standard to provide quality services.
Our sole motivation is the realisation of JCLA’s mission. We recognise that structured and ongoing monitoring helps us achieve that mission.
Our Code of Professional Conduct requires all team members to provide quality and efficient services, and to act in the best interest of our beneficiaries.
We are a non-profit, non-governmental organisation. We deliver our services in collaboration with stakeholders that support our values and mission.
We deliver our services diligently and with the best interests of our beneficiaries in mind.
We recognise that confidentiality is our duty and that our respect of it enhances the confidence in our work.