Local Support Services

There are many support services in our region that can help you to get started including providing financial, job search, job ready training and much more.

Make sure you make use of all these great services, they’re there for you to utilise!

Centrelink

Centrelink can help you in many ways. Not only do they deliver welfare and support services but they also provide a range of services that are designed to help you make decisions about education, training and employment.

Centrelink, Swan Hill
221 Beveridge St, Swan Hill VIC 3585
Ph: 13 24 68
Ph: 132 490 Youth Allowance - job seeker (under 22 years of age)
https://www.centrelink.gov.au

Jobactive

Jobactive is funded by the Australian Government to connect job seekers with employers and is delivered by a network of Jobactive providers in over 1700 locations across Australia including the Swan Hill Region.

Job seekers can get help from a Jobactive provider to get and keep a job. Jobactive providers have the flexibility to tailor their services to a job seeker’s assessed needs.

Jobactive providers have a strong understanding of local labour markets. They know where the jobs are, what to do to help job seekers get ready for work and how to match job seekers to employer needs.

eWorks Employment Solutions
226 Beveridge Street, Swan Hill
Ph: 03 5033 1135
68 Wellington Street, Kerang Ph: 03 5450 3211
www.eworks.org.au

MADEC Australia
186-188 Beveridge Street, Swan Hill
Ph: 03 5033 0025
71 Victoria Street, Kerang
Ph: 03 5452 1766
www.eworks.org.au

Murray Mallee Training
335-339 Campbell Street, Swan Hill
Ph. 5033 1216
www.mmtc.com.au

Sureway Employment & Training
Suite 5, 194-208 Beveridge Street, Swan Hill
Ph: 1300 787 392
www.sureway.com.au

WDEA Employment
118 Curlewis Street, Swan Hill
Ph: 03 4026 0010
www.wdea.org.au

Disability Employment Services

Disability Employment Services (DES) is a Government service which helps people with disability find work and keep a job.

Through Disability Employment Services, job seekers with a disability, injury or health condition may be able to receive assistance to prepare for, find and keep a job.

Disability Employment Services providers are experienced in supporting job seekers with disability and experienced helping businesses to put in place practices that support the employee in the workplace.

WDEA Employment
118 Curlewis Street, Swan Hill
Ph: 03 4026 0010
www.wdea.org.au

MADEC Australia
186-188 Beveridge Street, Swan Hill
Ph: 03 5033 0025
71 Victoria Street, Kerang
Ph: 03 5452 1766
www.eworks.org.au

eWorks Employment Solutions
226 Beveridge Street, Swan Hill
Ph: 03 5033 1135
68 Wellington Street, Kerang Ph: 03 5450 3211
www.eworks.org.au

AXIS Employment
268 Campbell Street, Swan Hill
Ph: 03 5032 5224
www.caei.com.au

Transition to Work

Transition to Work is a new service to support young people aged 15-21 on their journey to employment. The service provides intensive, pre-employment support to improve the work-readiness of young people and help them into work (including apprenticeships and traineeships) or education.

It is a free services that helps young people:

  • develop practical skills to get a job
  • connect with education or training
  • find and complete work experience placements
  • find job opportunities in the local area
  • connect with relevant local community services

AXIS Employment
268 Campbell Street, Swan Hill
Ph: 03 5032 5224
www.caei.com.au

Aboriginal Services

All of the services listed on this page can provide support assistance to aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. In addition, Murray District Aboriginal Services provide a great starting point to access the many services, support and assistance available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

MDAS
70 Nyah Road Swan Hill
Ph: 03 5032 8600
9 Nolan Street Kerang
Ph: 03 5450 3019
www.mdas.org.au/

Chances for Children

Chances is a local program that provides financial support for young people to achieve their goals.

Chances mission is that “The absence of money or support will not stand in the way of a young person reaching their potential "Dare to Dream".

Chances is set aside from other funds and programs in that it is a locally based fund, established by the local community, and supported both financially and in kind by local individuals and businesses.

Being local means Chances can tailor funding and support for each recipient - ensuring individual needs and circumstances are accounted for.

Chances main fund can support Young People with the costs of Tertiary Studies, including University, TAFE and Apprenticeships and with the costs of pursuing sport and music at an elite level.

Chances for Children
229 Beveridge Street, Swan Hill
Ph: 03 5032 4479
www.chancesforchildren.com.au

Headspace

Headspace Swan Hill is a confidential and free service where young people between the ages of 12 and 25 can access a range of youth oriented health services and support. If you are have general health needs, or are having a particularly hard time at the moment, then Headspace Swan Hill offers a place for you to get support.

They provide a safe place for young people to access services such as General Practitioner, education and employment, mental health, and alcohol and other drugs support. They are also a great source of information and knowledge about issues that affect young people aged 12-25.

Headspace
11 Pritchard Street, Swan Hill
Ph: (03) 4010 7100
headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/swan-hill

Youth Inc.

Youth Inc. is a space for young people aged 12 to 25 to hang out, study, meet new people and get involved in the community.

Youth Inc. will provide contact details and any other information you might need to point you in the right direction.

Youth Inc.
50-52 Campbell Street
Swan Hill. VIC 3585
Ph: (03) 5036 2482
11 Pritchard Street, Swan Hill
Ph: (03) 4010 7100
youth.swanhill.vic.gov.au