Springboard

Springboard is part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to improving life outcomes for young people currently in or leaving residential and Lead Tenant out-of-home care by providing access, opportunities and support to Education, Training and/or Employment pathways. As a service provider of the Springboard program, BGT plays an important coordination role for Springboard case managers across the Grampians region.

 

Is this support for me or my client?

Springboard is a specialist service developed to assist young people transitioning from care. We provide one-to-one support and work intensively with young people to support them to gain and secure appropriate long-term education/training and employment opportunities.

 

How can this support assist me or my client?

  • assist young people aged 16–21 years of age transitioning from, or who have left residential care, to gain secure, long-term employment by re-engaging with appropriate education, training or supported employment opportunities.

 

What geographical areas do we cover?

We can support young people living in and around the following areas:

  • Bacchus Marsh
  • Ballarat
  • Daylesford
  • Ararat
  • Stawell
  • Horsham

 

How can I or my client access this support?

Please call our Springboard Case Manager to discuss eligibility. Anyone can refer a young person to the program including the young person themselves.

 

Please direct any queries to:

Dee Hastings

Springboard Case Manager

14 Hill St, Ballarat

Ph: 03 5333 8629                                               Mob: 0408 986 814