IUIH’s Legal Service is an initiative under IUIH’s Health Justice Partnership initiative, working with vulnerable individuals and families facing difficulties with legal issues.
The IUIH Legal Service provides high quality, timely legal advice for individuals and families internally referred through Moreton ATSICHS Family Wellbeing Service or by general practitioners and allied health workers. It also provides services to clients associated with the Birthing in Our Communities Program and the Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program.
The team target legal services to women, parents or guardians with children in their care, and Elders and assist with a variety of legal matters, including:
IUIH’s Legal Service does not include criminal matters, personal injury (including WorkCover) or issues dealing with immigration.
IUIH is the first CCHS in Australia to also be an officially recognised and accredited Community Legal Centre and is now a member of Community Legal Centres Queensland. Access to the IUIH Legal Service is via referral through Moreton ATSICHS clinics.