Provides information and advocacy support for people who have an intellectual disability and their carers.
Provides legal advice in matters related to family & criminal law, consumer issues, tenancy issues, human rights issues, domestic violence, child welfare, mental health and guardianship matters, Centrelink payments and appeals etc.
The Mental Health Advocacy Service (MHAS) is part of Legal Aid NSW and provides telephone advice for all areas of mental health law.
The Mental Health Review Tribunal is a specialist quasi-judicial body established under the NSW Mental Health Act 2007. It has a wide range of powers that enable it to make and review legal orders pertaining to mental illness and to hear some appeals about the treatment and care of people with a mental illness.
Provides information, assistance or advocacy for people who use the Centrelink system.
www.welfarerights.org.au Telephone 1800 226 028
Provides support services, including free counselling and financial assistance to victims of crime in NSW. Self-referral, family or other service provider.
www.victimsservices.justice.nsw.gov.au Victims Access Line: 1800 633 063
The Guardianship Tribunal is a legal tribunal established under the Guardianship Act 1987. The tribunal has a key role in the protection and empowerment of people unable to make informed decisions because of their disability.
The Seniors Rights Service is a community legal service for older people.
www.seniorsrightsservice.org.au Telephone 1800 424 079