What other services are available

There are other services to help you manage your Youth Allowance payment as a job seeker.

Helping you get work

Due to coronavirus, you can choose to connect with these services on a voluntary basis to help you find work. You can make a phone appointment with your provider.

jobactive

jobactive is a service that helps connect you with employers and find work.

Read about jobactive on their website.

Help to find jobs in remote areas

If you live in a remote area the Community Development Program can help you:

  • contribute to your community
  • gain skills and training while you look for work.

Read about the Community Development Program on the National Indigenous Australians Agency website.

Skills for Education and Employment

You can get help with speaking, reading, writing and maths skills. Read about the Skills for Education and Employment program on the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website.

New Business Assistance with New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)

New Business Assistance with NEIS can help you start your own small business. It includes personalised support to help you become a self-employed business owner. If you get an income support payment, you may get NEIS allowance instead for up to the first 39 weeks. Read more about New Business Assistance with NEIS on the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website.

Page last updated: 30 July 2020