Mental Health Advocacy Service

Service Description

A specialist service of Legal Aid, that provides free legal information, advice and assistance about mental health law. Provides information for involuntary hospital admissions, appearances before the Guardianship and NCAT Tribunal, and advice for families and friends. Advice is given for appeals to the Mental Health Tribunal Board, financial management matters, Mental Health Act, NSW Trustee. Appointments may be arranged to speak with a lawyer.

Alternate Names: Legal Aid NSW

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm


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


Parent Organisation

Legal Aid NSW

Postal Address

PO Box 1350




Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities


Last Updated: 14 May 2019