The Disability Trust in partnership with Workforce Australia provides individuals across the Southern Highlands and Shoalhaven regions of New South Wales with free and practical support to help them start and run a business.

They aim to promote and encourage self-employment and entrepreneurship, as well as help people to start and develop their business. They also assist existing micro-business owners to keep their small business open.

The Entrepreneurship Facilitators Program is offered through group support and networking events, including light touch individual support.

Services can include advice on:

  • the benefits and challenges of self-employment
  • opportunities that align to your skills, experience, and interests
  • opportunities in your local area
  • referrals to other small business support programs, including Self-Employment Assistance.
  • Cost: Free
  • Delivery type: In person services, Phone services, Online services, Home and workplace visits
  • Service area: Eurobodalla Shire Council, Shellharbour City Council, Shoalhaven City Council, Wingecarribee Shire Council