The Mental Health Legal Centre provides a free and confidential legal service to anyone who has experienced mental illness in Victoria where their legal problem relates to their mental illness.

All centre activities aim to promote the rights of people who experience mental illness. The Centre is a non-profit organisation run by an independent Committee of Management.

The Mental Health Legal Centre is part of a network of Community Legal Centres located throughout Victoria and Australia. Community Legal Centres provide a three-tiered approach to the law, through casework, community legal education and law reform/policy.

If you are a person with a mental illness, we may be able to assist you with legal advice and/or casework in the following areas, provided the legal issue relates directly to your mental illness:

Telephone advice line is open:
Tuesday to Friday: 9am-12pm and 2pm-5pm