Mid Coast Connect offers individual support and group activities for school leavers through the Regional VET Pathways initiative which is funded by the NSW Department of Industry, Skills and Regional Development. The program is designed to support young people who are not currently studying or working to help them to enter education, training and employment.
The School Leaver Support program is a career planning and work readiness program for young people who are:
- 15 - 19 years old
- Residents of the mid north coast region (Nambucca to Great Lakes)
- Not enrolled at school or in post school education or training or employment
- Not an active participant in any Commonwealth or other NSW program supporting youth transitions to work