||Mental Health Service
Mental Hygiene Legal Services 4th Dept.
50 East Ave., Suite 402, Rochester
Responsible for protecting and advocating for the rights of people who
reside in, or are alleged to be in need of care and treatment in, facilities
licensed to provide services for mental illness, developmental disabilities
or chemical dependence, and to advocate for individuals wherever
they may reside, who may otherwise become subject to substituted
decision making, either by virtue of becoming a ward of the court, by
guardianship proceeding, or by virtue of being made subject to other
specific substitute decision making authority, or involuntary outpatient
treatment, allowed and put in place by the laws of New York State.