Homeless Outreach Legal Service is a specialist service of Legal Aid NSW. It runs advice clinics in a number of metropolitan and regional areas, mainly in places where homeless people hang out such as community centres assisting people experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness. Homeless Outreach Legal Service give free independent advice about matters such as fines, discrimination, housing, social security, complaints about government agencies, victim’s compensation and debt. They assist clients as much as possible in a single session conducting minor casework assistance on the spot wherever possible. They can prepare a case on behalf of a homeless person and represent them in court. The same lawyer, where possible, assists a client throughout the legal process.
Legal Information and advice is given in these locations on these set days. Samaritans Information and network centre at 198-202 Vincent Street, Cessnock ring 0249 933400 Third Tuesday of each month, between 10.00 -12.00
Cessnock Homeless Legal Advice Service Samaritans Information and Network Centre 198-202 Vincent Street, Cessnock 2325 02 49933400 Third Tuesday of each month, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Newcastle Homeless Legal Advice Service Life Church 15 Denison Street, Newcastle West 2302 02 49295482 Tuesday, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Newcastle Homeless Legal Advice Service Wesley Mission McKenzie Day Centre 14 Wood Street, Newcastle 2300 02 49694761 Friday, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Phone: 1300 888 529