To be eligible for a referral to Better Futures, a you must be:
Young people can be referred from 15 years and 9 months.
If you are eligible for Better Futures support, you will remain supported until 21 years old.
Home Stretch is available to:
In the instance of young people on a family reunification order, a care by secretary order or a long-term care order, Home Stretch arrangements start after a young person’s child protection order expires.
Referrals into the Better Futures program can be completed by case managers, members of the community or self-referrals.
Case managers referring into the program may be: Child Protection case managers, contracted case managers / Aboriginal Children in Aboriginal Care (ACAC) case managers and Permanent Care and Adoptive Families case managers.
If you would like to make a referral, please contact WCIG Better Futures Manager to check your eligibility and discuss the referral.