Leaving Care Program (LC)

Leaving Care (LC)

A program for young people post Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) care. Upon a young person turning 18, they are able to live independently of DHHS. This can be a time where additional support is often needed, for full independence to be achieved.

The young person is allocated a case manager, who assists them in reaching their independent living goals.

Referrals into this program can be be made as a self referral by a young person or sent from an agency/organisation.


(24 hours, 7 days a week)

  • People experiencing homelessness  – (You will be directed to a local service 9am-5pm, calls outside these hours are diverted to Salvation Army Crisis Services)
    1800 825 955
  • Women and children who are experiencing family violence – Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service
    1800 015 188
  • For emotional support 24 hours a day, call Lifeline on:
    13 11 14
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