Western Springboard (WCIG)

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    About This Service

    A case work program that assists with issues relating to school, TAFE, university, Centrelink, family matters and relationships, health, housing and employment. Also offers support and legal information.

      • Service Provider

        Westgate Community Initiatives Group Inc (WCIG)

      • Service Name

        Western Springboard (WCIG)

      • Service Address

        Metro West Level 1, Corner Albert and Paisley Streets, Footscray

      • Phone

        (03) 9923 6955

      • Fax

        (03) 9923 6955

      • Email

        shirleyw@wcig.org.au

      • Service Area

        Western Melbourne

      • Service Hours

        Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm

      • Age Group

        16 - 21

      • Interpreters

      • Website

        http://www.wcig.org.au/youth-services/western-springboard.aspx

      • Service For

        Young people who are or have been living in out-of-home care on their 16th birthday.

      • Languages (other than English)

        N/A

      • Disability Access

        Yes

      • Drop In Service

        No

      • Outreach

        Yes

      • Outpost

        No

      • Costs

        Free

      • Public Transport Information

        Closest train station: Footscray Station

    More information for service providers

      • Participation Length

        Ongoing

      • Participation Type

        Voluntary

      • Secondary Consult

        Yes

      • Staff Profile

        Youth Worker

      • Specific Exclusions

        If the young person has not been living in out-of-home care on their 16th birthday.

      • Funding Limit?

        Ongoing

      • Who Can Refer

        Anyone

      • Point of Intake

        Completion of a referral form and approval from the Victorian Protective Care Unit (Child Protection).

      • Emergency Referral and Intake Process

        If the young person has not been living in out-of-home care on their 16th birthday.

      • E-Referral Option

        No

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