Ladder operates in Victoria, NSW, South Australia and Western Australia, with plans to commence a program in Queensland before 2020.
Based in Port Adelaide, Ladder St Vincent Street has been operating since 2011 and can accommodate up to 23 young people aged 16 to 21. This is a partnership with Housing SA and St John’s Youth Service. To find out more, please click here
Ladder offers programs to young people covering Health & Wellbeing; Skills Development; Education, Employment & Training support; and Mentoring. Ladder programs are integrated into all Ladder Foyers and also operate at Foyers in Broadmeadows, Geelong, Glen Waverley and Perth.
In partnership with Barwon Child Youth and Family (BCYF), Ladder delivers an education, employment and training program- Empower Youth.
Young people, aged 16-25 years are referred through BCYF and Empower Youth employs a partnership approach, bringing together case management, education, career development, health and well-being and social inclusion expertise and programming, to provide a highly intensive holistic support package for at risk young people.
Participants are supported to identify and build on their skills, explore and clarify vocational pathways, increase their health and wellbeing and undertake community based activities. Using our Game Plan, young people are through a range of activities to best meet their individual needs and aspirations.
For more information please contact Jarrad Faulkhead on 0438 254 781.
Glen Waverley, VIC
Began in September 2014 at the Education First Foyer based at the Holmesglen TAFE campus, Glen Waverley. The Foyer accommodates up to 40 young people all of whom are able access Ladder programs: Health and Wellbeing, Skills Development and Mentoring programs.
Began in September 2014 at the Education First Foyer based at the Kangan Institute. The Foyer accommodates up to 40 young people all of whom are able access Ladder's Health and Wellbeing and Skills Development programs.
Oxford Foyer can accommodate up to 98 young people, all of whom have access to our Ladder programs. Oxford Foyer hosted the first of the Ladder programs and offers Health and Wellbeing, Skills Development and Mentoring.
Ladder Step Up
Mount Druitt, NSW
The Ladder Step Up Western Sydney program supports young people aged 15-20 years who have had an out-of-home care experience, and live in Western Sydney. The program's funding is supported by the NSW Government's Department of Family and Community Services, with the GWS GIANTS as a community partner. The program is also supported by the AFL and AFL Players. To find out more about the program, click here
Latrobe Valley, VIC
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