Young woman in a wheelchair with a laptop, outside.Are you at risk of losing your job because of an illness, injury or disability? We can support you to maintain your employment.

What is Work Assist?

Work Assist is an Australian Government funded program that builds your capacity to work, so you can maintain your employment. This service is delivered by Workskil Australia’s Disability Employment Services team.

If you would like to learn more about this support please:

How will this program support me?

Work Assist isn’t necessarily about finding a job, but keeping one. We can help you maintain your employment by providing:

  • Support and advice to identify barriers to maintain your employment and strategies to overcome these barriers.
  • Support and advice about how your work environment may be redesigned.
  • Access to services, workplace assessments and modifications.

How do I access this program?

Eligibility criteria does apply. To be eligible for you must:

  • Have worked an average of at least eight hours a week over the last 13 weeks.
  • Be at risk of losing your job because of your illness, injury or disability.
  • Aren’t already getting assistance from a Disability Employment Services provider.


Older man, behind a laptop talking to another man.Where can you find us?

Workskil Australia deliver this support from 14 locations across South Australia and the Upper Hunter region of New South Wales, including:

South Australia
Southern Adelaide

Adelaide Hills

  • Mount Barker- The Professional Centre, Mann Street, Mount Barker, 5251
  • Strathalbyn- Emmanuel Community Centre, 30 East Terrace, Strathalbyn, 5255

Fleurieu Peninsula

  • Goolwa- 1 Collingwood Road, Goolwa, 5214
  • Victor Harbor- 2 McKinlay Street, Victor Harbor, 5211

Kangaroo Island

  • Kingscote - Shop 6, 56 Dauncey Street, Kingscote, 5223


New South Wales
Upper Hunter

  • Merriwa- 34-40 Venacher Street, Merriwa, 2329
  • Murrurundi- 47 Mayne Street, Murrurundi, 2338
  • Muswellbrook- Brook Street Plaza, Shop 10, 30-34 Brook Street, Muswellbrook, 2333
  • Scone- Scone Administration Centre,135 Liverpool Street, Scone, 2337
  • Singleton- Unit 1, 1 Laurel Lane, Singleton, 2330

Next steps

Let us support you on your employment journey. Contact us now to find out how we can work together.