What is Bridge?

The Salvation Army Employment Plus Bridge program, funded by Jobs Victoria, is a voluntary service for job seekers aged 15-30, who are experiencing (or at risk of) mental ill-health. Bridge has been established to support young people on their journey to fulfilling, long-term employment.

Situated alongside other Salvation Army services and collaborating with a range of local service providers, Bridge empowers young people to play an active role in their treatment, recovery, and journey towards employment. Working closely with other service providers to address barriers such as drug and alcohol dependence, mental and physical health issues, family or relationship breakdown, Bridge supports young people to find educational and employment pathways aligned to their interests and skills.

We’ll offer support and guidance around how to get well, stay well and progress with your goals, and help connect you with those local employers with employment opportunities aligned to your goals.

Is my region covered?

Bridge is currently being offered in the following areas:

  • Barwon
  • Gippsland
  • Metro - Inner Southern
  • Metro - Northern

Am I eligible for Bridge?

To be eligible for this program you would be:

  • Aged 15-30 years
  • Experiencing or at risk of mental ill-health
  • Unemployed for at least 6 months or at risk of long-term unemployment
  • Seeking further specialised support not being delivered by mainstream employment service programs

Want to know more?

We are here and ready to talk to you about our JOBSVICTORIA Programs.

Call our office on 136 123, or register your interest by filling out the form below.

Register your interest

Unfortunately this program is not available to people already accessing Jobseeker services. Please contact us on 136 123 to find out how we may be able to help you with our other programs.

Unfortunately this program is not available to people younger than 15 or older than 30. Please contact us on 136 123 to find out how we may be able to help you with our other programs.

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