Education And Training

Melbourne Legacy can provide financial assistance to eligible Legacy beneficiaries such as widow/er(s), families, disabled dependents, and youth aged up to 26 years old to support their education and wellbeing. Eligibility can be determined by speaking to a member of the Community Services Team at Legacy House. Approval for financial assistance is assessed on a case-by-case basis and subject to demonstrated financial need.

  • Legacy may be able to provide funding up to $3,000 per eligible beneficiary within a financial year.

  • Only one application is required per family, per financial year.

Examples of what can be funded include:

  • Compulsory school fees

  • Textbooks, stationery and book list items

  • School uniforms and school shoes

  • School camps and excursions

  • Early childhood education

  • Extra-curricular activities

  • Professional development

This is not an exhaustive list, if you are seeking funding for an item that is not above, please contact your case manager to discuss further.

Please note that funding for HELP-HECS debt is not included and that there is a $1,000 limit on electronic purchases such as iPads, laptops and other devices.

If you would like to know more, please call us on (03) 8626 0500 and ask to speak to a Case Manager or email [email protected]