EQUIPPED is currently funded to 2015 by The Ross Trust.
This is an independent living skills program for young people 15-25 years of age, residing, working or connected to the City of Wyndham and Hobson?s bay. EQUIPPED is designed to assist young people gain and utilize with confidence the necessary survival skills for living independently.
The program runs in an informal setting and assists the young people to gain skills through activities, guest speakers and various learning resources. The skills focused on are: managing finances, cooking, self care, employment, education, accommodation, safety, health and wellbeing.
Equipped runs weekly after school hours.
Young people can self refer or be referred. Contact a member from the Bridges Foster Care office on: 9742 6452 for further information.
Download the Independent Living Skills Program brochure