HPLS clinic times & locations

The Homeless Persons’ Legal Service (HPLS) provide free legal advice and assistance through our network of clinics.

We can provide advice about civil legal matters such as fines, credit and debt, tenancy, AVOs, victim’s compensation, Centrelink problems and more.

Our Solicitor Advocate, Jeremy Rea, also provides representation to people with criminal matters.

Times and locations for Sydney and Newcastle clinics are below.

You can reach our office on (02) 8898 6545 or email us at homelessproject@piac.asn.au. You can also contact the Managing Solicitor, Roslyn Cook, on (02) 8898 6511 or email rcook@piac.asn.au.

Please note Christmas holiday season, clinic closures listed below

Sydney legal clinics

Last clinic 2019, 16 December

First clinic 2020, 13 January

Monday 10 am – 12 pm

The Station Ltd, 82 Erskine Street

Sydney

Last clinic 2019, 16 December

First clinic 2020, 6 January

Monday 10 am – 12 pm

Wayside Chapel, 29 Hughes Street

Potts Point 

Last clinic 2019, 17 December

First clinic 2020, 14 January

Tuesday 11 am – 1 pm

Matthew Talbot Hostel, 22 Talbot Lane

Woolloomooloo

 

Last clinic 2019, 11 December

First clinic 2020, 22 January

Wednesday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (Fortnightly)

Haymarket Centre

137 – 139 Regent St

Chippendale

By appointment, call 9698 0555 to make a booking.

 

Last clinic 2019, 18 December

First clinic 2020, 22 January

Wednesday 11.30 am – 1 pm

Parramatta Mission, 119 Macquarie Street

Parramatta

Last clinic 2019, 11 December

First clinic 2020, 8 January

Wednesday 12 pm – 2 pm

Every third Wednesday of the month

The Shed, Cnr of Emert Pde and Weber Cres

Emerton

 

Last clinic 2019, 11 December

First clinic 2020, 19 February

Wednesday 12.30 – 1.30pm

Mob Lunch – last Wednesday of every month

Service for the Aboriginal community

Wayside Chapel, 29 Hughes Street

Potts Point

Last clinic 2019, 19 December

First clinic 2020, 9 January

Thursday 1 pm – 3 pm

Edward Eagar Lodge

348a Bourke Street

Surry Hills

 

Last clinic 2019, 19 December

First clinic 2020, 16 January

Thursday 10am – 11am

Fortnightly, starting on 17 Jan

Norman Andrews House

77 Roscoe Street

Bondi Beach

Last clinic 2019, 19 December

First clinic 2020, 23 January

Thursday 12 pm – 2pm

No drop-ins. Both clinics by appointment only

Vincentian House

Surry Hills

Call 8093 6798 to book or obtain address.

 

Last clinic 2019, 19 December

First clinic 2020, 9 January

Thursday 12pm – 2pm

Mission Australia Centre

Surry Hills

Call 9356 0600 to book or obtain address.

Last clinic 2019, 13 December

First clinic 2020, 7 February

Friday 1.30 pm – 2.30 pm

Newtown Mission

280A King Street

Newtown

 

Woolloomooloo Integrated Services Hub (WISH)

Last clinic 2019, 18 December

First clinic 2020, 19 February

Access to legal advice is available at the monthly WISH, held at The Wayside Chapel at 29 Hughes Street, Potts Point, from 9.30 – 11:30 am on the the third Wednesday of each month (except July, December). For more information please refer to the City of Sydney WISH Hub website.

Newcastle legal clinics

Last clinic 2019, 10 December

First clinic 2020, 28 January

Tuesday 11am – 12:30pm

The Salvation Army Community

15 Carmichael Street 

Raymond Terrace

 

Last clinic 2019, 11 December

First clinic 2020, 8 January

Wednesday 11:30am – 12:30pm

Soul Cafe

49 Hunter St  Newcastle

Contact 02 4926 1758 for more information

Last clinic 2019, 10 December

First clinic 2020, 21 January

Tuesday – by appointment only (Fortnightly)

Jenny’s Place

Contact 02 4927 8529 for more information

 

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