Health Justice Partnership

This service supports health care consumers experiencing vulnerability in the Sydney Local Area Health District.

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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
  • Discrimination
  • 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.

Drop in or by appointment on Mondays and Tuesdays at Drug Health, King George building, level 5 (ground floor), call 0410 957 095 or email

Sydney Dental Hospital

This service is available to patients of the Sydney Dental Hospital.

Drop in on Thursdays and Fridays 9am to 5pm (Level 3, next to TAFE reception),
call 0413 298 107 or email

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.

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