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.


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.

1 day ago

Burke & Beyond

Today the Kew Neighbourhood Learning Center Horticulture Course went to Northcote Cemetery where we learned from a Rose Pruning Extraordinaire from The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust. We learned about the importance of inside out outside rose buds, and removing the leaves to make sure there are no bugs hiding, we then each tried our hand at Rose Pruning. and look forward to them when they flower next year. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 days ago

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The Market stand that Burke and Beyond and Kew Neighbourhood Learning Center Carpentry course is refurbishing is looking fantastic. It is squared up and now we are up to painting it, and already it is looking absolutely amazing. We are so proud of our work and everyone is looking forward to seeing the finished product. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

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The Travel Training Group at Next Step Blackburn Went to Goschs Paddock, where the Collingwood Football Club trains. It was a great day and showed us how using travel training skills can get us to our favorite places. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 days ago

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Blackburn Next Step have been learning how to cook a hearty minestrone soup. Lots of ingredients requires lots of team work. Our minestrone soup turned out fantastically and we are excited to show off our cooking skills at home. ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

Burke & Beyond

As part of Fun Friday Night Social, we got to go to the Rack-em-up Pool Hall in Lillydale. Where we all had a great time learning how to play pool or showing off our skills with a pool cue. It was a great night where everyone got involved. ... See MoreSee Less

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