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Welcome to Next Step Plus

Next Step Plus is a beacon of support for young people aged 15-25 in Queensland, who are transitioning out of care and stepping into the world of independence. Whether you’ve experienced foster care, kinship care, or other out-of-home arrangements, our program is designed to empower you with the tools, support, and confidence you need to build your independent life.

Our Commitment to You

Our program, founded on compassion and understanding, offers a spectrum of services to assist you in achieving your personal and professional goals. We understand that each journey is unique, and our dedicated team is committed to walking alongside you at every step.

Services We Offer

  Financial Guidance:

Learn to manage money, understand entitlements, and submit funding applications with ease.

•  Housing Support:

Assistance with rental applications and bond loans, plus guidance on maintaining tenancy.

•  Career Development:

From crafting a compelling resume to job searching and interview preparation, we’ve got your back.

•  Education and Training:

Guidance on enrolling in educational courses and vocational training that align with your aspirations.

•  Health and Wellbeing:

Access to healthcare services and support in maintaining a balanced, healthy lifestyle.

•  Community Engagement:

Assistance in connecting with community resources, sports clubs, cultural groups, and more.

Who is Eligible?

Next Step Plus is here for young people in Queensland, aged 15 to 25, who have had a care experience since turning 12. Whether you’re currently in care and planning for the future, or you’ve already transitioned out of care and need additional support, we’re here to help.

Get in Touch

Reaching out is easy. You can contact us via phone, email, or by visiting our office. We’re here to listen, support, and work together to tailor a plan that suits your needs.

Contact Details

Ph. 07 4979 0992

Email. nextstepplus@nhulundu.com.au

27-29 Goondoon St, Gladstone Q 4680

PO Box 5158 Gladstone Q 4680

After-Hours Support

For support outside of business hours, you can call/text the dedicated helpline at 1800NEXTSTEP (1800 6398 7837).

Join Next Step Plus

Embark on your journey to independence with Next Step Plus. Reach out to us today, and let’s start crafting the future you envision. Remember, the next step is your step, and we’re here to guide you through it.