Mental Health Advocacy Service

Service Description

The Mental Health Advocacy Service (MHAS) is a statewide specialist service of Legal Aid NSW. We provide free legal information, advice and assistance about mental health law. The MHAS work with LawAccess NSW, who are you first contact when seeking help. Who we help • People who have been involuntarily admitted to a hospital • People appearing before the Guardianship Division of NCAT • Relatives and friends are also welcome to call us for advice How we can help Advice and assistance We give free independent advice about all areas of mental health law.

Alternate Names: Legal Aid NSW

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm

Accessibility

Referral System

Self referral, Legal Aid Services, Clinician or GP

Languages (other than English)

Interpreter services available

Disability Access

Yes. Wheelchair access

Organisational Information

Area Served

NSW

Parent Organisation

Legal Aid NSW

Postal Address

PO BOX K847

HAYMARKET

NSW

2000

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

None

Last Updated: 19 August 2021