Legal Services Agency - Glasgow
134 Renfrew Street
Public phone: 0141 353 3354
Website URL: http://www.lsa.org.uk
Service offered: Legal advice and representation on a range of issues - mental health, community care, debt, housing, homelessness, benefits and immigration. LSA’s Mental Health Legal Representation Projects, provide specialist legal advice, assistance and representation to people with mental ill health, their relatives and carers. The projects help with all aspects of Scots Civil Law including detention, applications and appeals to the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 and related issues such as homelessness, community care and child law. They can take on cases for Judicial Review and provide services in relation to family law. General advice line Thursday 11am-1pm. Mental health advice line Tuesday 11am-1pm. General drop-in legal advice surgery Wednesdays 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. Advice and representation at eviction hearings at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Tuesdays.
Target group: General public. The criteria they use is that the client must either have a current mental health diagnosis or have a consultant psychiatrist.
Area served: Glasgow, Inverclyde.LSA are able to provide advice and representation to clients outside the Glasgow area through their Mental Health Project.
How to contact: Phone, contact for an appointment or write. In the first instance clients (or advisers wanting to make a referral) should contact them on the main LSA number which is 0141 353 3354
Tuesday: 11am-1pm mental health advice line
Wednesday: 11am-12.30pm, 2pm-4pm drop-in
Thursday: 11am - 1pm general advice line
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: -
Access notes: Level entrance, lifts in building.
Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.
Charity number: SCO 17160
Year established: 1989
Staffing: 26 full time, 2 part time, 5 volunteers.
Public transport: Buses 20, 48, 59, 61, 66, 75 (southbound), 18, 47, 57 (northbound).
Record last checked: 29 November 2017