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25
May

Five ways the Wilderness Program has adapted during COVID-19

COVID-19 has certainly been challenging for Berry Street’s Wilderness Program in Gippsland.

11
May

Generous donation to support young people in Gippsland

Berry Street is pleased to announce that Latrobe Health Services is generously donating $300,000 to support our

27
Apr

Back to school and ready to learn

The day that Berry Street School students went back to school was a day of joy, laughter and of s

03
Apr

Berry Street continues to provide critical support in face of COVID-19

While our physical offices are closed, Berry Street is continuing to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.

20
Mar

Berry Street’s response to COVID-19

The health, safety and wellbeing of children, young people and other service users, as well as employees, carers and volunteers is paramount.

08
Jan

Berry Street’s response to the bushfire emergency

It has been a difficult start to the new year as we have watched devastating bushfires burn across much of Australia.

27
Nov

Response to the Commission for Children and Young People’s Report: “In our own words: Systemic inquiry into the lived experience of children and young people in the Victorian out-of-home care system”

The Commission’s report painfully highlights that Victoria’s child protection and out-of-home care system is broken, and that we need to do better for the children and young people we remove from environments of abuse and neglect.

 
21
Nov

New research strengthens calls for early intervention investment to fix Child Protection System

Leading child and family agencies are calling on the Victorian Government to provide targeted investment in effective early intervention programs that reduce the number of children experiencing harm and entering the child protection and out-of-home care system.

08
Oct

Open Place announcement

Berry Street has made the decision to cease operating Open Place after 30 June 2020.  Open Place will continue to provide services as normal during the transition.

23
Sep

Creating a better mental health system in Victoria

Berry Street and Y-Change submissions to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System