ParentsNext participant stories

The stories of ParentsNext participants and how the program helped them find their next step.

Continued support for parents during COVID-19


Innovative service delivery is helping ParentsNext participants achieve their education goals and build their personal support networks even during shutdown.

Supporting Indigenous parents


Mihi Waihape, ParentsNext program manager with Workways in Logan, Queensland, worked closely with Patrice to help her find direction and take steps toward her goal of running a nail salon.


Qualified for the job


After leaving school and starting a family, Natasha didn’t believe she could launch a career, but with the help of ParentsNext she found a calling in aged care.

An abundance of confidence

Bouchra – ParentsNext participant

Motivated by a desire to show her daughter how to be independent and confident, Beth Blundell worked with her ParentsNext provider in Maroochydore to build her confidence and define a path to reach her goals.