Financial support

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 and Child Development.

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 Child Development 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

Resources

Consumer Affairs

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

Myfuture

Myfuture is Australia's career information and exploration service that provides information about career planning, and education and training options for Australian jobs. It is also possible to search for scholarships offered through South Australian universities, financial support and other resources.


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Page last updated 8 August 2017

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