Our Locations

Carlton, VIC

Ladder National Office is based out of Ikon Park, Carlton North.

Mount Druitt, NSW

The Ladder Step Up Western Sydney program supports young people aged 15-20 years who have had an out-of-home care experience, and live in Western Sydney. The program's funding is supported by the NSW Government's Department of Family and Community Services, with the GWS GIANTS as a community partner. The program is also supported by the AFL and AFL Players.
To find out more about the program, click here

Latrobe Valley, VIC

The Ladder Step Up Latrobe Valley program helps young people aged 16-25 build on their strengths and explore different jobs and industries.
In the six-week program, young people will learn from those in the AFL industry about how to get the best out of themselves and secure a job that they aspire to. Young people will participate in individual and group development sessions, group camps, community projects and have work experience opportunities.
To find out more about the program, click here

Geelong, VIC

Ladder has partnered with Barwon Child Youth and Family Services to deliver the Empower Youth Program to young people aged 16-25 in the Greater Geelong and Barwon regions.
It aims to assist young people who are chronically disengaged from forms of education/training and employment into appropriate and purposeful education/training pathways as part of their developed aspirational plans. The program also aims to provide learning opportunities in the areas of health and wellbeing and provide opportunities for young people to develop personal confidence and self-esteem through physical activity and engagement with the AFL Industry.

Perth, WA

Ladder has partnered with YMCA WA to deliver Ladder 1:1 and group mentoring programs to young people within the City of Vincent. Throughout these mentoring programs, young people will participate in sessions that aim to develop their skills in goal setting, leadership and health living. They will have the opportunity to identify their own goals and with the help of their mentor, engage in activities that will support their goal progression. The program is supported by the City of Vincent, as well as AFL Players.

Melbourne, VIC

Ladder delivers a number of 1:1 mentoring programs with partner organisations across Melbourne. These mentoring relationships provide young people from external services an opportunity to participate in the Ladder Mentoring Program and work with their mentor to progress their goals and explore employment and education opportunities, all with the support of a positive role model.