Our Programs

Inclusion that counts
Blackburn South

Our belief is that every person, regardless of their age, deserves the opportunity to lead a full life complete with rich relationships and engaging activities.

Canterbury

The Canterbury site is a historic building, surrounded by a large open space and a thriving community garden which is unique for promoting a healthy lifestyle for participants.

Next Step Bayswater

Building independence and inclusion is what drives everything we do at Next Step Bayswater. We believe that everyone should be responsible for their own life choices.

Next Step Blackburn

Next Step Blackburn has developed an outstanding reputation for its support of young people through the transition from the school environment to the adult community.

Next Step Dandenong

Burke and Beyond has been successfully operating the Next Step program in the eastern region of Melbourne since 2010 with fantastic results for our participants.

School Leaver Employment Supports

The School Leaver Employment Supports is a program funded by the NDIS which is targeted at young adults with a disability having finished year 12.

Burke & Beyond building the confidence and independence of our participants for over twenty years.

38 minutes ago

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Trying new things helps to keep life interesting. One of the Nest Step Dandenong participants tried his hand at Vegan Banana cake. Looks super yummy.
#burkeandbeyond #dandenong #bananacake #cooking #yum
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2 days ago

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One of the Next Step Dandenong participants spent some time showing one of the staff how to make African Dumplings. Everyone had a great time and how yummy do they look. ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

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The Next Step Bayswater Participants recently spent time catching up with some of the staff from Pinchapoo where they normally volunteer but have been unable to due to restrictions. The group spent time sharing stories & achievements through the lockdown and talking about the return to Pinchapoo. All were very excited and looking forward to getting back to helping out the wider community. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

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One of the Next Step Dandenong Participants was lucky enough to have some baby chickens hatch a few weeks ago. Here he is feeding them now, they have grown so much. He has also been working on his cooking skills and has been some amazing salads.
Great job.
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1 week ago

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Today the Wednesday cooking group at Next Step Blackburn started their journey to find the perfect pancake! We started with blueberry pancakes, yum! One of the families even showed us how to flip pancakes in the pan like you see chefs do on TV! Very cool! ... See MoreSee Less

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