Workforce Australia Services partners with Helping Hands to deliver Work for the Dole.

Changing Lives with Helping Hands

Many community organisations are committed to helping people make a difference, by empowering them to overcome their barriers and build the skills they need to reach their full potential. They believe that everyone has a unique story that deserves to be heard. Helping Hands Mission […]

Learn Local Award Finalists 2022 with WCIG Training.

WCIG strong contenders at Learn Local Awards

The much anticipated Learn Local Awards 2022 event was held in late February 2023. For the first time, WCIG was announced as a finalist. Not only once, but three times.   Learn Local allows people to gain the skills needed for formalised study, work and […]

Transition to Work: Improving Young Lives

Not every day do you receive a beautiful testimonial that makes you love  your job, especially when you least expect it. That’s why we couldn’t help   but share an email our Youth Coach, Perla, recently received from one of    our Transition to Work participants, […]

Learning to Help Others

Elsa discovered a newfound confidence and passion for learningwhen she started studying with WCIG. Elsa was the only family member living in Ethiopia when she migrated to Australia in 2004. Her highest level of education was Year 7, which she completed in her home country. […]

Rising Above Adversity with Better Futures

Migrating from your home country and assimiliating into a new way of life is not easy, particularly for young people, including Judith. Judith is the epitome of resilience and determination. She migrated from Congo, Africa, to Australia several years ago with her father and siblings. […]

NDIS Participants Cook with Confidence

WCIG’s NDIS cooking program offered much more than just a chance to learn how to cook. It provided an opportunity for the men of Foley House to boost their self-confidence and feel good about themselves. The 11-week program was designed to help them gain confidence […]

WCIG welcomes new CEO

Following the announcement by Ron Miers of his decision to retire from the position of CEO at Westgate Community Initiatives Group Ltd. the Board has completed an extensive search and selection process for a new CEO and is pleased to announce the appointment of Graham […]

WCIG makes a splash in metropolitan Victoria

WCIG has been selected as one of two key employment service providers to deliver a program to recruit 300 people into aquatic-related careers. Known as the Next Wave Program, WCIG, through Jobs Victoria, will partner with Aquatics and Recreation Victoria (ARV) to create roles varying […]