Programs and resources to support finding and keeping a job


The Australian Network on Disability's Stepping into Internship program is a paid internship scheme matching university students with disability with roles in leading Australian businesses, giving students work experience during study.

School Leaver Employment Services

SLES supports year 12 school leavers with significant disabilities to transition from school to employment. Individual supports tailored to each participant’s goals are provided for up to two years. The supports aim to build working lifestyle skills and participants complete unpaid work experience to improve their vocational skills.  SLES is funded by the NDIS and participants usually receive funding for 3 days per week. After completion of the SLES program, participants usually transition to the Disability Employment Service program. SLES Providers in the ACT include:

Disability Employment Services

There are a number of Disability Employment Services Providers in the ACT who support people with disability to get ready to look for a job, find a job and keep a job. The services offered include school leaver skills training to help employment, one on one case management, and support on the job for a number of months. Providers include: