The Exceptional Needs Unit (ENU) is a team within the Department of Human Services that works to help navigate systems to assist individuals and families who may be stuck, facing complex responses or are confronted by barriers in accessing appropriate supports.

Note: This initiative is not youth specific but youth is a priority group of interest.


Strong Futures Action

3.11 Ensure young people with exceptional needs can navigate systems to assist in meeting their needs and engage with appropriate service providers


Department of Human Services



Outcomes Framework for Children and Young People

Domain: 1. Young South Australians are physically, mentally and emotionally healthy

Indicator: 1.4 Children and young people are thriving