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 [email protected].
From 29 June 2021, while we are managing risks connected with COVID-19, all of our HPLS clinics will be operating as phone advice clinics only. To confirm current clinic times and locations, please call us on (02) 8898 6545.
Sydney legal clinics
Monday 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Wayside Chapel, 29 Hughes Street
Tuesday 11 am – 1 pm
Ozanam Learning Centre, Level 3 – 99 Forbes Street
Tuesday 12 pm – 1 pm
The Station Ltd, 82 Erskine Street
Wednesday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (Fortnightly)
137 – 139 Regent St
By appointment, call 9698 0555 to make a booking.
Wednesday 11.30 am – 1 pm
Phone clinic available on request
Parramatta Mission, 119 Macquarie Street
Wednesday 11 am – 1 pm
The Shed, Cnr of Emert Pde and Weber Cres
Thursday 1 pm – 3 pm
Edward Eagar Lodge
348a Bourke Street
Thursday 10am – 11am
Fortnightly, starting on 20 Jan
Norman Andrews House
77 Roscoe Street
Thursday 12 pm – 2pm
No drop-ins. Both clinics by appointment only
Call 8093 6798 to book or obtain address.
Thursday 12pm – 2pm
Mission Australia Centre
Call 9356 0600 to book or obtain address.
Friday 1.30 pm – 2.30 pm
280A King Street
Woolloomooloo Integrated Services Hub (WISH)
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.