Health Justice Partnership
This service supports health care consumers experiencing vulnerability in the Sydney Local Area Health District.
Our partnership with Sydney Local Health District provides access to justice people receiving health care services who may not otherwise seek legal help. Priority is given to clients who are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background.
RLC’s Health Justice Partnership (HJP) provides free and confidential legal advice to patients at Royal Prince Alfred (RPA) Hospital, Sydney Dental Hospital and community outreaches, including social housing facilities RedLink and Common Ground.
Additionally, HJP trains health professionals to identify patients’ legal needs.
Issues we can help with
- Money problems
- Housing issues
- Issues with police
- Problems at work
- Contact with the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ)
- DCJ care and protection matters
- Domestic violence
How to contact us
Royal Prince Alfred (RPA) Hospital
This service is available to patients of the Sydney Area Local Health District.
Sydney Dental Hospital
This service is available to patients of the Sydney Dental Hospital.
RedLink & The Men’s Cave
If you have access to Redlink services or attend the Men’s Cave, please contact them directly to make an appointment.
The HJP solicitor was so open-minded and non-judgemental … and actually made me feel like my problems matter. A big thank you for helping me. Really appreciate it.