Employment & Training
for all

How can we help?

UnitingSA works closely with you to support your employment or training needs.

We offer practical programs if you’re facing retrenchment, looking for employment as a person with a disability, or moving from remote South Australia, among other services.

Call us on (08) 8259 2900

Our friendly staff are available weekdays from 9am – 5pm to tell you more about our Employment and Training programs.

Or explore the programs below and download a brochure to find out more.

Who can we help?

  • Individuals
  • Families
  • Children
  • Young adults
  • Older adults 65 years +
  • People with disabilities including those with mental health conditions
  • People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent

Many of our services are based in Western and Northern Adelaide but some are designed to offer help to people in other areas including regional South Australia.

Facing long-term joblessness or retrenchment?

The Building Family Opportunities (BFO) Program offers the support you may need to secure meaningful employment for one or more members of your family.

Download a brochure here to find out more.

Helping new parents return to work

Our ParentsNext Project helps parents prepare to join or re-enter the paid workforce by the time their youngest child starts school.

Download a brochure here.

Supporting people with a disability to find work

Our Employment Access Program gives you the support you might need to find a job that reflects your skills, qualifications and goals.

We support people with any disability, particularly those related to mental health.

Download a brochure here to find out more.

Helping employers connect with potential employees

Our Disability Employee Service can offer businesses professional recruitment solutions that connect employers with motivated jobseekers.

We provide professional guidance and support for jobseekers with a disability to help them gain and maintain employment to suit their skills, qualifications and goals.

Download a brochure here.

Relocating from remote SA for work?

Employment and Education Housing (EEH) has affordable accommodation if you live in remote South Australia and need to relocate for work, training or education in regional centres or Adelaide.

Supporting people with disabilities in country regions

Tatiara Employment Support Service (TESS) provides professional guidance and support to people with disabilities in the Bordertown, Keith, Tintinara and Kingston areas. This service offers tenancy support, emergency assistance, day options and access to Centrelink.

Contact us on 8752 2569

Employment for people living with a disability

Wesley Social Enterprises (WSE) is a UnitingSA service offering a variety of supported employment options for people with a disability.

Visit the Wesley Social Enterprises website.

Nobody can do everything but everyone can do something.

UnitingSA relies on the generosity of donors to help deliver innovative programs and support for people in need across metropolitan and regional South Australia.

“I was feeling depressed and anxious before coming to Taperoo Community Centre and now I feel as though I belong for the first time in my life. The classes have helped me believe in myself and that I am capable of learning.”

Taperoo Community Centre participant (pictured with Centre Coordinator Kathy)