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Better Futures - North

Employment, Education & Training

Heidelberg West, 3081

Better Futures provides flexible and intensive wraparound support to young people aged 16-21 years who are preparing to exit, or have exited, residential out-of-home care and are not engaged in education, training or employment. Co-located with complementary service providers, Better Futures delivers long-term employment and education outcomes for highly disengaged young people through trauma-informed and therapeutic case management and outreach support. Duration of support provided by Case Workers is not time-bound, and determined by individual need. Mission Australia is a partner in the Northern Metropolitan Region Springboard Consortium, working with Melbourne City Mission (Lead Agency) and the Salvation Army Crossroads.

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Who we assist

Disengaged young people between 16 and 21 years of age who are currently living in, or have lived in, residential out-of-home care.

Eligibility criteria

Young people who are aged 16 to 18 in residential out-of-home care, or up to 21 years who have left residential care.

Referral process

Clients may be referred by other services or self-refer, by contacting the service by phone, in person or via email.

Better Futures - North location

Contact us

Shop 48, The Harmony Centre
48 The Mall (Bell Street) Heidelberg West VIC 3081
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Opening hours

9-5 Monday to Friday

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Purpose - 'Inspired by Jesus Christ, Mission Australia exists to meet human need and to spread the knowledge of the love of God'