Young people confidently become job ready or transition back to school after graduating from Ladder program

Since graduating, participants have been actively seeking employment or re-engaging at school. Read more

“I’m going to go back to school and be my best.”

We are so proud of our young people’s achievements that have included returning back to school and a new-found confidence in themselves. Read more

Latrobe Valley Authority staff join in mock interviews with Ladder participants to get them job ready

Ladder participants came out feeling confident and job ready. Thank you to the Latrobe Valley Authority for providing invaluable feedback and opportunities for our young people. Read more

AFL Players’ Association staff spend the day sharing their time and knowledge with Ladder young people

Our young people valued their presence and we're thankful for their continued support in helping us change the game for young people in need. Read more

Ladder partners with the Latrobe Health Assembly to implement evidence-based parenting program

Surviving Adolescence is a much-needed family support program to complement our Ladder Step Up Latrobe Valley program. Read more

Sam Philp joins the Ladder team to support AFL and AFLW players' impact on their official charity

Sam's recent involvement with Ladder coupled with his experience on and off the field will provide a wealth of knowledge to the Ladder team and young people we work with. Read more

Ladder staff come together for an inspiring national gathering

Ladder staff engaged in collaborative work and professional development to enhance our support for young people. Read more

Ladder is changing the game for young people in need

Learn more about our legacy and evidence-based programs. Read more

Addressing barriers in education and employment in Gippsland Victoria

Find out more about our augmented Reconnect program and make a referral today. Read more

Supporting more young people in Southern NSW

Find out more about our Step Up Southern NSW program and make a referral today. Read more

The next Step Up Inner Gippsland program starts Thursday 29th February

Find out more about our program and make a referral today. Read more

Join the Step Up Sydney program today

Find out more about our program and make a referral today. Read more

Step Up Latrobe Valley program kicks off Monday 26th February

Find out more about our program and make a referral today. Read more

Ladder offices are now open

We look forward to working with you again this year. Read more

Graduates from Ladder’s last program for 2023 will return to school or take up studies in the new year

We celebrated our last program graduation for the year with eleven young people who have now become esteemed members of our Ladder Alumni. Read more

Ladder participants gain confidence and hospitality experience through Serving the Valley

Ladder participants completed the 'Serving the Valley' course provided by Traralgon Neighbourhood Learning House and delivered a lunch service successfully. Read more

Ladder participants return to school, commence studies and gain employment following second Step Up Inner Gippsland program graduation

More young people recently graduated from our second Step Up Inner Gippsland program in Baw Baw, Victoria. Read more

A GIANT celebration of Ladder young people's achievements throughout the year

Ladder young people and NSW stakeholders celebrated lunch together at the GWS GIANTS headquarters. Read more

Ladder hosts end of year celebration to thank stakeholders and celebrate 140+ graduates from 2023 programs

Ladder stakeholders also met and heard directly from our young people on how the Ladder program had changed their lives. Read more

The Hon. Gayle Tierney congratulates recent graduates from the Step Up Latrobe Valley program

We celebrated this event with participant’s support people, Ladder staff and Latrobe Valley Authority who have supported this program since inception in 2018. Read more

Equipping Ladder participants with the tools to become job ready

Ladder helped David get his Probationary licence, enabling him to now travel between jobs in his recent employment in the construction trade. Read more

Ladder participants successfully graduate from the first Step Up program in Inner Gippsland

We are proud to expand our already successful Step Up program offering in the Latrobe Valley now to the Baw Baw and Bass Coast region. Read more