The rights stuff - tips for solving problems and making complaints

This workshop is specifically designed for consumers of community services, their families, carers and advocates. This workshop covers practical information and tips to build confidence in raising issues and resolving complaints with service providers.

Who should attend

People who use community services such as disability services, family support, home help, respite, youth services, out-of-home care and accommodation.

Family members, unpaid carers, advocates and guardians are welcome too.

This training is not tailored for service provider staff - see our complaint handling workshops for people working in the community services sector.

What the workshop covers

  • information on the community services system in NSW
  • the rights of people that use community services
  • tips for dealing more effectively with service providers
  • how to raise concerns and complaints and contribute to effective resolution
  • the role of the NSW Ombudsman’s office
  • information and systems advocacy, and
  • where to find support and assistance.


This workshop runs for 3 hours, but can be tailored according to the needs of your group.


This workshop is available free of charge for groups of ten or more people.


There are currently no events for this workshop.

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