Programs

Update on COVID-19

Following the latest lockdowns in Victoria due to COVID-19, we have had to cut back on some of our services.

Virtually Styling via Zoom
Sadly we are closed for face-to-face appointments at our Frankston and Dandenong premises at this time, but we are offering Virtual Styling packages via Zoom and items will be posted out for employment, interviews or emergency clothing packs – please call 9770 0220 or email info@groomedtogo.org.

On-line Workshops
We are offering relevant workshops via Zoom, in conjunction with Chisholm Skills and Jobs Centre, Dandenong. Follow this link to access details.

Career Counselling
If anyone requires Career Counselling, please call (03) 9212 4909 and quote Ref GTG 07.

Clothing Donations
For clothing donations, can you please call 9770 0220 or email info@groomedtogo.org and we will organise something. We are always happy to receive donations, especially during these times.

Styling services

Our aim is to increase our clients’ preparedness and confidence to face their job interview and succeed in gaining employment. To do this, we provide a 60 minute one-on-one personalised styling session, dressing them in at least one smart outfit suitable for an interview, work or life events.

Dress for Success South East Melbourne is our women’s dressing and coaching service. Our services are provided free to clients, although Job Active Providers may be charged a fee-for-service for referred clients. 

Dandenong and Frankston Styling Suites:
Sadly we are closed for face-to-face appointments at this time. We do offer Virtual Styling via Zoom and items will be posted out for employment, interviews or emergency clothing pack – please call 9770 0220 or email info@groomedtogo.org.

Be Who You Are
We also offer our Be Who You Are (BWYA) program exclusively to transgender women at any stage of their journey. Right now we are offering Virtual Styling via Zoom and items will be posted out for employment, interviews or emergency clothing pack – please call 9770 0220 or email info@groomedtogo.org.

Smart Blokes logo

Smart Blokes is our dressing and coaching service for men. Our services are provided free to clients, although Job Active Providers may be charged a fee-for-service for referred clients.

Dandenong and Frankston Styling Suites:
Right now we are offering Virtual Styling via Zoom and items will be posted out for employment, interviews or emergency clothing pack – please call 9770 0220 or email info@groomedtogo.org.

Workshops for 2020

We are currently offering relevant free workshops via Zoom, courtesy of our partner Chisholm Skills and Jobs Centre, Dandenong. Click on the workshop topics below to book into the next weekly workshop.

Resume writing workshop
This free Resume Writing Workshop  demonstrates how to:
– Build a resume
– Use appropriate language through your resume
– Promote your skills and achievements
Your resume is your most important marketing document. You will be provided with templates and examples on how to build your very own professional resume!

Preparing for interviews
This free Interview Skills workshop outlines how to:
– Prepare for an interview
– Answer those difficult behavioural questions
– Gives you one-on-one experience

Job searching workshop
This free Job Searching workshop outlines how to:
– Planning your job search
– Exploring the labour market
– Tailoring your resume and cover letter
– Deal with Recruitment Agencies

Career Counselling

We are also offering free career coaching appointments via Zoom, courtesy of our partner Chisholm Skills and Jobs Centre, Dandenong. If anyone requires Career Counselling, please call (03) 9212 4909 and quote Ref GTG 07.

Pack n Send

We also offer a Pack n Send Program for people in regional areas who cannot access our premises. Virtual styling appointments are arranged through Zoom and items are sent via post. Follow this link to book or call 9770 0220, and leave a message. If there is no answer, we will get back to you with details asap.

Employment retention

Clients who complete the crucial first step of securing employment have been warmly encouraged to join our Sisters Taking A New Direction (STAND) group. This program focuses on helping women through the transition to work, such as retaining the job, learning how to handle workplace issues and developing professional skills. The goal is to ensure each woman is moving towards a meaningful and sustainable career as well as financial independence. This program is currently on hold. Please email info@groomedtogo.org if you have any enquiries.