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ParentsNext - Cranbourne

Employment, Education & Training

Cranbourne, 3977

ParentsNext is for parents under 55 years who have a child aged 9 months to 6 years, have not had paid work in the last 6 months, and receive income support. ParentsNext helps parents to prepare to return to work or training once their youngest child goes to school. We help parents to set their education- and employment-related goals, and develop a pathway to achieving their goals while also helping them link with services and activities in their local community.

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ParentsNext aims to help you develop:

  • Confidence to apply for and sustain long term employment
  • Confidence to complete education and employment courses
  • Improved financial awareness and budgeting
  • Supportive and meaningful relationships with family and friends
  • Improved quality of life through accessing clinical mental health and counselling services
  • Confidence to independently access services, activities and community opportunities
  • Improved strategies to find work life balance.

Eligibility criteria

You can access ParentsNext if:
you get Parenting Payment
you would like help with study or work goals
you have a child younger than 6.

Referral process

Through DHS (Centrelink) or self-referrals for voluntary participants


ParentsNext - Cranbourne location


Contact us

Address
64 High Street Cranbourne VIC 3977
Phone number
1800791371

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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'