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Metropolitan Adelaide

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FLO Assertive Outreach
 
 
 
FLO Learning Centre Programs 
 
 
 
Chatterbox Bus
 
 
 
Mentoring Support
 
 
 

About Whitelion South Australia 

Whitelion has been supporting young people in South Australia since 2009. 

To learn more about Whitelion in South Australia contact: 

Julie Marsh
SA State Manager
0408 658 182

 

Programs 

Flexible Learning Options (FLO) Assertive Outreach

FLO Assertive Outreach program provides individualised support to young people who are disengaged or on the path of disengaging from mainstream education across metropolitan Adelaide.

Program eligibility

Students must be between year 8 and 21 years old (25 for young parents) and be enrolled as a FLO student in a South Australia Department for Education school.

Schools requiring FLO support for students

Contact amanda.grzyb@whitelion.asn.au

Are you a young peron who needs help to stay in school?

Contact amanda.grzyb@whitelion.asn.au

Program supporters

FLO is an initiative of the South Australian government.

Get involved

Make a donation to help us provide education materials and material aid to young people at risk of early school leaving here.

 

Flexible Learning Options (FLO) Learning Centre Programs

FLO Learning Centre Programs are individually tailored learning opportunities for young people disengaged or on the path of disengaging from mainstream education. A registered teacher, employed in partnership with Para Hills High School, supports real and practical learning outcomes with the following innovative offerings:

1) The Engine Room

  • Individualised Learning Plans
  • SACE Pathways
  • Learning Assessments
  • VET accredited outcomes
  • Individualised Learning
  • Filling in the learning gaps

The Engine Room is delivered in both morning sessions or afternoon sessions from Kilburn and Marion.

2) Learning Assessment

  • Assessment of learning ability against literacy and numeracy developmental milestones
  • Individual wellbeing assessment including a high level assessment on social, mental health and other potential barriers to learning
  • Report for the young person and their community of care, with specific areas for development and/or recommendations for further support
  • The report is tailored to provide data to complete the One Child One Plan (OCOP) learning plan required for each student.

The Learning Assessment takes between one and two hours to complete.

Program eligibility

Students must be between year 8 and 21 years old (25 for young parents) and be enrolled as a FLO student in a South Australia Department for Education school.

Schools interested in Whitelion FLO Learning Centre Programs for students

Contact amanda.grzyb@whitelion.asn.au

Are you a young person who is interested in our learning centre programs?

Contact amanda.grzyb@whitelion.asn.au

Program supporters
  • FLO is an initiative of the South Australian government.
  • The RISE Program is supported by St George Foundation.
Get involved

Make a donation to help us provide education materials and material aid to young people at risk of early school leaving here.

 

Chatterbox Bus

The Chatterbox Bus is an after- hours street outreach program to support young people at risk of homelessness and risk-taking behaviours in the northern, western and southern suburbs of Adelaide.

Chatterbox utilises trained youth workers and volunteers to provide food, material aid, counselling and referrals to support services for disengaged young people.

Program eligibility

All young people who come into contact with the Chatterbox Bus are eligible for support.

This program does not take referrals from services

Program supporters

The Chatterbox Bus is supported by the Colonial Foundation.

Get involved

Apply to become a volunteer on the Chatterbox Bus. Email julie.marsh@whitelion.asn.au

Make a donation to help us provide food and material aid to young people on the streets of Adelaide here.

 

Mentoring Support

Young people aged 10-18 in metropolitan Adelaide are supported by sessional youth workers who provide social and emotional support while they are living in out-of-home care under the Guardianship of the Minister. Mentors help young people achieve individual goals and connect to their community.

Program eligibility

Mentoring is only available via referral from the School Retention Program (School Engagement Program & Mentor Program) at the South Australian Department for Education.

Contact

julie.marsh@whitelion.asn.au

Program supporters

Mentoring Support is an initiative of the South Australian government.