Better Futures (formerly Springboard) provides support to young people in out of home care to reach their goals in transitioning from care.
This program supports young people aged between 16 and 21.
The Inner Melbourne VET Cluster is committed to improving life outcomes for young people living in or, leaving residential out-of-home care. Better Futures workers engage early with young people in care and their support networks including carers, case managers and care teams. A Better Futures worker provides secondary consultation to the care team, lending expertise to the transition planning process, which may include assisting young people to plan for and meet their goals for living arrangements, education, employment, health and wellbeing and community connections.
The IMVC works in a consortium with Westgate Community Initiatives Group Inc. (Lead Provider) and Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services to deliver Better Futures to Melbourne’s Western region.
For more information about Better Futures, please call 9686 2354.