Wheels in the West

  1. About This Service

    Wheels in the West is a program assisting learner drivers to gain a minimum of 120 hours of driving experience to become safe and confident drivers.
    Learners in the program receive professional driving lessons before being paired with a volunteer mentor. The program is open to learners who live, work, study or recreate in the City of Maribyrnong. Eligible learners must meet a set of selection criteria, including being under 21 years of age and not having access to a fully licensed adult or a vehicle in which to gain driving practice.

    Wheels in the West is part of the statewide Vic Roads L2P – Learner Driver Mentor Program, funded by the TAC.

    If you would like to register as a learner driver in this program, please contact us on 9091 4700

    If you would like to become a Volunteer Mentor Driver and support a learner to gain their driving experience, please fill out the Expression of Interest Form here  or contact us on 9091 4700

      • Program Name

        Wheels in the West

      • Service Address

        Phoenix Youth Hub 72 Buckley Street Footscray VIC 3011
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      • Phone

        9091 4708

      • Fax

        90914790

      • Twitter

        @thephoenixyouth

      • Urgency Levels

        Direct Help, Some Help, Just Curious

      • Service Area

        City of Maribyrnong

      • Service Hours

        Free

      • Age Group

        16 - 16 years

      • Interpreters

        No

      • Service Type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Costs

        Free

      • Public Transport Information

        Bus 223 Yarraville-Highpoint; Bus 411/412 Laverton-Footscray Trains Sunbury/Melton - get off at Middle Footscray Trains: Weribee/Williamstown line: get off at Footscray Station

      • Service For

        For young people aged 16-20 who live, work or study in the City of Maribyrnong.

      • Disability Access

        No

  2. Wheels in the West