We are Victoria’s largest independent child and family services organisation.
140 Years protecting children
We started out in Melbourne in 1877, as the Berry Street Babies’ Home, caring for abandoned babies and mothers with no shelter or support.
We have helped hundreds of thousands of children and families over 140 years. Explore 140 Years - Thousands of stories.
Behind the headlines about domestic violence and abuse within families are real children, who need help rebuilding shattered lives.
The Invisibles is an inspiring documentary telling the story of five young people who have experienced adversity and trauma that most of us can only imagine.
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Last year we helped
children and young people were provided with safe homes
children received support to help heal trauma
children and young people helped with education, training and employment
people and families were helped by our family violence team