Official Visitors Program NSW

Service Description

First point of contact for patients, relatives or staff members, who want to speak to an Official Visitor. Official Visitors assist people being treated in hospital involuntarily under the Mental Health Act, or as a voluntary patient, or under community treatment orders. Carers can also contact the Official Visitors when concerned about a family member in hospital. Patients can write to the official visitors program and there is a locked Official Visitors box in every ward.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm

Accessibility

Referral System

Via answering service

Service Fees

No

Organisational Information

Area Served

NSW

Parent Organisation

NSW Minister for Mental Health

Postal Address

Locked Bag 5016

Gladesville

NSW

1675

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

No

Other Contacts

NSW Mental Health Line 1800 011 511

Last Updated: 21 January 2020

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