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ParentsNext - Windsor

Employment, Education & Training

Windsor, 2756

ParentsNext supports parents and carers who receive Parenting Payment to plan and prepare for work by the time their youngest child starts school.
Support includes help with developing skills, training or work experience, help arranging financial support for job preparation skills, training and other work-related expenses or connecting to local support services such as counselling.

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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

Parents must participate in ParentsNext if they:
* have been receiving Parenting Payment continuously and not engaged in work in the last six months
* have a youngest child who is at least nine months and under six years of age
* are under 55 years of age; and
* are under 22 years of age and have not completed the final year of school or
*are 22 years of age or over; have not completed the final year of school; and have been receiving income support continuously for more than two years or
*have completed their final year of school and been receiving income support continuously for more than four years.

Any Parenting Payment recipient with a child under six can volunteer to participate in ParentsNext.

Referral process

Through Services Australia or self-referrals for voluntary participants


ParentsNext - Windsor location


Contact us

Address
Hawkesbury Community Centre
Cnr Macquarie and Brabyn Streets Windsor NSW 2756
Phone number
0490891040
Email
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