Services for 12 - 17 year olds

Our deaf/hoh mentors support young people who are deaf or hard of hearing to build self-esteem and support social inclusion. We assist young people to gain confidence to achieve their own goals and manage well being. Our services aim to support better educational outcomes and employment opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing youth.

If you need a quote or assistance with including these services in your NDIS plan contact us.

Social inclusion of young people is important for expanding peer support networks through sport, arts, recreation, camp and other community based activities. We can help you link up with these networks and support you at the events.

Access To Community/ Communication Support 

We provide one on one support and mentoring for deaf and hard of hearing young people to help them successfully transition into adulthood. We address issues of identity and teach daily living skills such as managing money and bills, looking after the home and daily planning.

Daily Living Skills

Getting from A to B can be tricky! We offer one on one support to help youth get around on public transport so that you can arrive on time and feel confident on your journey.

To acces this support you need funding for:
Individual Skills Development And Training


Travel Training
Find and Keep a Job

Are you looking for a job, training or to study? We can help prepare you for the next stage of their lives.

We are able to provide Auslan communication support. 

Language Training

Do you need support with filling out forms? 

Understanding taxes? Health care paper work ?

or how organising your uni timetable?

Our mentors can help you build confidence with English language components of everyday living.

Helpful Resources

Applications are open.  We have grants of up to $2,500, let us know about your goals.

Looking for your first or a new job? Sign for Work is a disability employment service and a business of DCA that can support you find the job for you! 

Connect with other deaf and hard

of hearing youth and find out about events and activities through our online network.

DCA Youth

You can find all of the pricing details for access to community our price guide below. This will help you plan and apply for NDIS funds.

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