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Department of Human Services

Local Partnerships

The Department of Human Services will maintain local partnerships through its Regional Partnerships team and help to resolve local social and economic issues. Programs via partners include:


  • Wheels in Motion program (subsidised driving lesson for disadvantaged youth) - local councils
  • Hoops for Life (uses basketball to engage with disengaged young people) Northern Councils Collaboration on NDIS and Aged Care (improves employment opportunities for multicultural communities in disability and aged care sectors) – further work to be managed by City of Playford and DHS Regional Partnerships Team will provide support.


  • Geared to Drive (subsidised driving lessons for disadvantaged young people) – Community Centres SA
  • NDIS Disability Transformation Program (assists disability service providers to plan for changes to client service delivery) – the Southern Disability Workforce Hub
  • Be a job maker (provides hands-on experience working with start-ups, entrepreneurs, business, governments, Flinders New Investment Institute and researchers – DHS Youth Affairs.

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