MHLC offers free legal advice over the phone on a range of matters to mental health consumers.
Please call (03) 9629 4422 to speak to a member of our intake team. Our telephone line is open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4:30 pm.
The intake worker will take down brief details of your matter. This will then be passed onto the legal team and a lawyer will call you back to provide advice.
Please note that advice is only available to Victorian mental health consumers for their own matters. We accept initial referrals from third parties but legal advice will be provided to the client.
If you require assistance with any of the following matters we may be able to assist you by providing legal advice and, in some instances advocacy and casework.
We are unable to provide legal advice or advocacy on the following issues, however we will endeavour to ensure you are provided with an appropriate referral: