Grants and services for young people
Grants and funding programs
WorkVentures Connect IT program
WorkVentures Connect IT Program offers quality refurbished personal computers (PCs) at affordable prices to people on Centrelink benefits or low-income earners.
Phone - 1800 112 205
Wyatt Trust Fund
The Wyatt Trust Fund provides financial assistance and education grants.
Phone - 8224 0074
Office of the Guardian for Children and Young People
The South Australian Office of the Guardian for Children and Young People advocates for and promotes the best interests of children and young people who are under the care, custody and or guardianship of the Minister for Education .
Phone - 8226 8570
Office for Youth
The Office for Youth has a range of programs, initiatives and funding opportunities which can help you get involved in your local community, develop your leadership skills and influence the decisions that will affect yourself and others.
Phone - 8413 8178
Relationships SA post-care services
If you have left the care, custody and or guardianship of the Minister for Education and need assistance to access services and support to improve your emotional and physical wellbeing, post-care services may be able to help.
Phone - 1800 188 118
Consumer and Business Services assists in resolving disputes and avoiding pitfalls when making important purchases, and provides fact sheets on smart shopping, budgeting and residential tenancies.
Phone - 8204 9777
Business Enterprise Centres
Business Enterprise Centres provide checklists and advice on setting up a new business and developing a business plan.
Phone - 8440 2440
Transition to Independent Living Allowance (TILA)
TILA assists with payments for some items needed to successfully make the transition to independent living for young people aged 15 to 25 who are in care. Speak with your case worker for further information.
No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS)
NILS provide no interest loans for around $800 to $1,200 for whitegoods, furniture, medical appliances or any other essential household items. Eligibility varies, please check the NILS website for details.
Phone - 8202 5187
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