Section 7- Other resources

 

Agencies listed below provide support, information or legal assistance on capacity issues. Agencies are listed in alphabetical order.

People who are Deaf or hard of hearing use the national relay service to contact any number below unless a TTY number is specified call: 133 677.

People with speech impairments use the national relay service speak and listen service 1300 555 727.

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The Aged Care-Rights Service
Ph: (02) 9281 3600
Toll free: 1800 424 079
 

www.agedrights.asn.au/nsw/

Ageing, Disability & Home Care
Ph: (02) 8270 2000
www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/

AIDS Dementia and HIV Psychiatric Services ADAHPS
Ph: (02) 9382 8600
 

www.health.nsw.gov.au/adahps

Alzheimer's Australia
Ph: 1800 100 500
www.fightdementia.org.au

Anti Discrimination Board
Toll free: 1800 670 812
Ph: (02) 9268 5544
www.antidiscrimination.justice.nsw.gov.au

ARAFMI NSW
(Families and Friends Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing)
Info line: (02) 9332 0700
Toll free: 1800 655 198
www.arafmi.org

Australian Centre for Disability Law (formerly known as Disability Discrimination Legal Centre)
Toll free: 1800 800 708 (NSW only)
www.disabilitylaw.org.au/

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect)
Ph: (02) 8977 8300
www.autismspectrum.org.au/

Benevolent Society
Ph: (02) 9339 8000
https://www.benevolent.org.au/  
Synapse (formerly  known as-Brain Injury Association of NSW)
Ph: (02) 9868 5261
Toll free: 1800 802 840
www.biansw.org.au

Carers NSW
Ph: 1800 242 636
www.carersnsw.asn.au

Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health
Ph: (02) 6363 8444
www.crrmh.com.au

Cerebral Palsy Alliance
Ph: (02) 9975 8000
www.cerebralpalsy.org.au

Council on the Ageing NSW (COTA)
Ph: (02) 9286 3860
www.cotansw.com.au

Department of Justice

Diversity Services
Ph: (02) 8688 7507
www.diversityservices.justice.nsw.gov.au

Disability Advocacy NSW
Ph: (02) 4927 0111
www.da.org.au

Disability Council of NSW
Tel: (02) 8879-9100

www.disabilitycouncil.nsw.gov.au

Fair Trading NSW
General enquiries:
Ph: 13 32 20
www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au

Financial Ombudsman Service
Ph: 1300 780 808
www.fos.org.au/

Guardianship Division

Phone: (02) 9556 7600
Toll free: 1800 463 928
www.ncat.nsw.gov.au/Pages/guardianship/guardianship.aspx

Ph: (02) 9206 2060
Toll free: 1800 063 060
www.halc.org.au

Intellectual Disability Rights Service
Ph: (02) 9318 0144
Toll free: 1800 666 611
www.idrs.org.au

LawAccess NSW
Ph: 1300 888 529
www.lawaccess.nsw.gov.au

Law Society of NSW
Ph: (02) 9926 0333
www.lawsociety.com.au

Legal Aid - Mental Health Advocacy Service
Ph: (02) 9745 4277
www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au

Mental Health Association of NSW
Info service: 1300 794 991
www.mentalhealth.asn.au/home

Mental Health Coordinating Council
Ph: (02) 9555 8388
www.mhcc.org.au

Mental Health Review Tribunal
Ph: (02) 9816 5955
Toll free: 1800 815 511
www.mhrt.nsw.gov.au

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of NSW
Toll free: 1800 287 367
http://www.ms.org.au/

Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW
Ph: (02) 9891 6400
Toll free: 1800 629 072
www.mdaa.org.au

Mental Health in Multicultural Australia
Ph: 1300 136 289
www.mhima.org.au

Multicultural NSW
Ph: 1300 651 500
www.multicultural.nsw.gov.au

National Association of Community Legal Centres -directory of Community Legal Centres
Ph: (02) 9264 9595
www.naclc.org.au

National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS
Ph: (02) 8568 0300
Toll free: 1800 259 666
http://napwha.org.au/​

National Relay Service
Helpdesk TTY: 1800 555 630
Voice: 1800 555 660
TTY / Voice call: 133 677
speak and listen: 1300 555 727
www.relayservice.com.au

NSW Council for Intellectual Disability
Ph: (02) 9211 1611
Toll free: 1800 424 065
www.nswcid.org.au/

NSW Trustee & Guardian
Toll free: 1300 360 466 (managed clients)
Toll free: 1300 364 103 (trustee services)

www.tag.nsw.gov.au/

Public Guardian
Ph: (02) 8688 2650
Toll free: 1800 451 510
www.publicguardian.justice.nsw.gov.au/

People with Disability Australia
Ph: (02) 9370 3100
Toll free: 1800 422 015
TTY toll free: 1800 422 016
www.pwd.org.au

Physical Disability Council of NSW
Ph: (02) 9552 1606
Toll free: 1800 688 831
www.pdcnsw.org.au

Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC)
Ph: (02) 8898 6500
www.piac.asn.au

Schizophrenia Fellowship NSW
Ph: (02) 9879 2600
www.sfnsw.org.au

Self Advocacy Sydney Inc.
Ph: (02) 9622 3005
www.sasinc.com.au

Tenants' NSW
www.tenants.org.au

Transcultural Mental Health Centre
Ph: (02) 9840 3800
Toll free: 1800 648 911
www.dhi.health.nsw.gov.au/tmhc/default.aspx

Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) National
Ph: 131 450
www.tisnational.gov.au

Young Carers Project - Carers NSW
Ph: (02) 9280 4744
www.youngcarersnsw.asn.au
www.youngcarers.net.au

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