about us


Essential Employment and Training (EET) is a well-established not for profit organisation, dedicated to supporting people with disabilities for some 30 years.

EET has offices throughout the Illawarra, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands, Southern Tablelands, New England and North West of NSW that offer a variety of programs including life and employability skills training and employment services.

Programs we offer include:-

  • NDIS Packages
  • Disability Employment Service (DES)
  • Transition to Work
  • Community Participation
  • Life Choices
  • Active Ageing
  • Essentra Training - registered training organisation
  • Youth Employment Program (YEP)
  • Social Enterprises - Refresh Café & Farmers Market


We are proud sponsors of the Sky's the Limit Mini Olympics!

Upcoming event - 26th October 2017

See our events page for more information 


Individual Funding Packages and EET

EET understands that everyone’s needs, preferences and aspirations are different and provides a flexible, whole of life approach to enable people with disability realise their potential, reach their goals and achieve their aspirations.

  • We can provide you with information on how you can benefit from individualised funding arrangements and offer support that is appropriate to your current circumstances and life stage needs.
  • We can help you to access services, activities and supports for your Individual Funding Package.
  • We can also manage your Individual Funding Packages

For more information contact our Individual Funding Manager Free call 1800 243 513

EET has achieved a highly valued status in the business and community services sectors and is recognised as a professional, hard-working, results driven community organisation that is really “making a difference” to the lives of disadvantaged people.

EET staff have facilitated many positive changes in peoples' lives over the years and through their commitment and dedication, EET has become a leader in the delivery of disability services in the Illawarra region and beyond.