HPLS clinic times & locations

The Homeless Persons’ Legal Service (HPLS) provide free legal advice and assistance through our network of clinics.

We can provide advice about civil legal matters such as fines, credit and debt, tenancy, AVOs, victim’s compensation, Centrelink problems and more.

Our Solicitor Advocate, Jeremy Rea, also provides representation to people with criminal matters.

Times and locations for Sydney and Newcastle clinics are below.

You can reach our office on (02) 8898 6545 or email us at homelessproject@piac.asn.au. You can also contact the Managing Solicitor, Roslyn Cook, on (02) 8898 6511 or email rcook@piac.asn.au.

Note: clinic holiday closures and commencement dates are listed below

Sydney legal clinics

Monday 10 am – 12 pm

Closed. Opens 14 Jan 2019

The Station Ltd, 82 Erskine Street


Monday 10 am – 12 pm

Closed. Opens 7 Jan 2019

Wayside Chapel, 29 Hughes Street

Potts Point 

Tuesday 11 am – 1 pm

Closed. Opens 15 Jam 2019

Matthew Talbot Hostel, 22 Talbot Lane



Wednesday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (Fortnightly)

Closed. Opens 9 Jan 2019

Haymarket Centre

137 – 139 Regent St


By appointment, call 9698 0555 to make a booking.


Wednesday 11.30 am – 1 pm

Closed. Opens 16 Jan 2019

Parramatta Mission, 119 Macquarie Street


Wednesday 12 pm – 2 pm

Closed. Opens 9 Jan 2019

Every first and third Wednesday of the month

The Shed, Cnr of Emert Pde and Weber Cres



12.30 – 1.30pm

Holiday closure tbc

Mob Lunch – last Wednesday of every month

Service for the Aboriginal community

Wayside Chapel, 29 Hughes Street

Potts Point

Thursday 1 pm – 3 pm

Closed. Opens 10 Jan 2019

Edward Eagar Lodge

348a Bourke Street

Surry Hills


10am – 11am

Last clinic 20 Dec 2018. Reopens 17 Jan 2019

Fortnightly, starting on 18 Jan

Norman Andrews House

77 Roscoe Street

Bondi Beach

Thursday 12 pm – 2pm

Closed. Opens 24 Jan 2018

No drop-ins. Both clinics by appointment only

Vincentian House

Surry Hills

Call 8093 6798 to book or obtain address.


Last clinic 20 Dec 2018. Reopens 10 Jan 2019

Mission Australia Centre

Surry Hills

Call 9356 0600 to book or obtain address.

Friday 1.30 pm – 2.30 pm

Closed. Opens 8 Feb 2018

Newtown Mission

280A King Street



Woolloomooloo Integrated Services Hub (WISH)

Access to legal advice is available at the monthly WISH, held at The Wayside Chapel at 29 Hughes Street, Potts Point, from 9.30 – 11:30 am on the the third Wednesday of each month (except July and December). For more information please refer to the City of Sydney WISH Hub website.

Newcastle legal clinics

Tuesday 11am – 12:30pm

Closed. Opens 5 Feb 2019

The Salvation Army Community

15 Carmichael Street 

Raymond Terrace


Wednesday 11:30am – 12:30pm

Closed. Opens 9 Jan 2019

Soul Cafe

49 Hunter St  Newcastle

Contact 02 4926 1758 for more information

Tuesday – by appointment only (Fortnightly)

Closed. Opens 22 Jan 2019

Jenny’s Place

Contact 02 4927 8529 for more information



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