The following services are available at the centre and are provided by partner organisations and contributors:
Legal AId - Family Law Early Intervention Unit
Free and confidential legal advice
Legal Aid solicitors can help you with:
- What to do when you separate
- Sorting out where children live and time they spend with other family members
- Support and legal advice with regard to family violence
- Making the most of family law mediation services
- Cases involving your children and FACS
- Child support matters
- Linking you to other services
There is no means or merit test.
Consultation by appointment and held weekly on Tuesdays.
For an appointment call 1800 551 589
Northern Sydney Area Tenants Service provides tenant advice, assistance, advocacy and community education to private and social housing tenants, boarders or lodgers and residential park residents.
Free and confidential service every Tuesday 10am - 3pm. No appointment necessary.
For further information call 02 8198 8650
Do you need to talk to Centrelink?
Drop in for advice at our centre on Wednesdays from 12pm - 1.30pm. For those who cannot access the service in the normal way.
No appointment necessary
Free Drug & Alcohol Counselling & Support
Odyssey House offers free individual and group counselling support, information and education to people who are concerned about their drug and/or alcohol use and the impact on their mental health.
Counselling options include:
Face-to-face and phone counselling
Group counselling, recovery group programs and specialised groups
Support to those recovering from both mental health and drug and alcohol issues
Support and advocacy in accessing residential Detox and Rehabilitation programs
Providing you with recovery information, advocacy and linking you to service providers
Held on Tuesday and Thursday 10am - 4pm.
Consultation by appointment, please contact Allison on 1800 397 739.
manly legal service
Free legal advice staffed by private volunteer solicitors.
Co-ordinated by The Law Society of NSW.
Held every Thursday 6.00pm - 8.00p,m and 3rd Saturday of every month, 10am - 12 noon.
No appointment necessary
Financial Counselling Services
Provided by CatholicCare, Diocese of Broken Bay
Free independent and confidential counselling to anyone having difficulties managing money.
Our Financial Counsellors can help you:
Prepare a budget or money plan
Set financial goals
Understand your rights
Negotiate with creditors
Once a month service, 12 noon - 4pm.
For an appointment call 02 8425 8700
SMART (Self Management and Recovery Training) Recovery is a free group program assisting any problematic behaviours, including drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, food, shopping, Internet and others. Guided by trained peers and professionals, participants come to help themselves and help each other using a variety of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and motivational tools and techniques.
Held every Wednesday 7.15pm - 8.45pm
For an appointment call 0422 976 342