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Parents, access support to get work-ready!

Our ParentsNext employment program assist parents to plan and prepare for employment by the time their youngest child reaches school age.

If you have not worked in paid employment within the last six months, and your youngest child is aged under six, ParentsNext can help get you work-ready.

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Juggling parenting with finding work can be difficult, but we’re here to help

Our ParentsNext team can help you develop your pathway to employment by working with you to set and reach your goals.

We can assist parents with:

  • identifying and setting education and employment goals
  • develop pathways to achieve set goals
  • balancing preparing for work with parenting responsibilities
  • access to local services
  • job interview techniques
  • finding the right courses and training
  • resume and letter writing
  • advice on childcare options

We want to work with you to find exciting education and work opportunities that fit your needs!

How do I access this service?

Parents can access the ParentsNext program by calling the locations listed below.


There is no charge to access this service.

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More information

Take a look at our free employment tools and resources to help you find and apply for work!

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Contact us

The ParentsNext program is offered at the following locations. We also offer ParentsNext in outreach locations including Seymour, Wangaratta and Wodonga.

To access or enquire about this service, please contact your nearest office:

BallaratDaylesfordEchucaHorshamMaryboroughMilduraSheppartonSwan Hill


Other services

You might also be interested in some of the following services offered at CatholicCare Victoria: