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13
Nov

Berry Street Welcomes New CEO

Our wonderful CEO, Sandie de Wolf, retires from Berry Street on 8 December after 26 years.  Our Board and staff thank Sandie for her exceptional leadership and wish her the best for the next stage

23
Oct

Caring for children is our collective responsibility

A questionnaire around raising children carried out by Berry Street, Victoria’s largest independent child and family services organisation, has found that many Australians think that children are m

20
Oct

Berry Street supports the “We Won’t Wait” campaign

Berry Street supports the call for 10 days’ Paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave to be included as a National Employment Standard.

27
Sep

Delys Sargeant

We were sad to hear of the passing of our Patron, Delys Sargeant this week.

14
Sep

Berry Street's Dedicated People Recognised

In this week’s Victorian Government’s Protecting Children Awards, two Berry Street staff members and two of our longest-serving carers were acknowledged for their leadership and tireless work.

23
Jun

Philanthropy leads support of new program to reconnect families

The Family Finding program will help connect children involved with the child protection system to the safe part of their family.

16
Jun

Berry Street Celebrates 140 Years of Protecting Victorian Children

Today, Berry Street marks 140 years of protecting vulnerable Victorian children. Since 1877 the organisation has supported tens of thousands of children and families across the State.

17
May

‘Silent victims’ of Family Violence get help

The Hon Jenny Mikakos MP, the Minister for Families and Children & Youth Affairs has joined local organisations - BADAC, Berry Street and WRISC Family Violence Support - to announce the new funding for Family Violence Therapeutic Responses Demonstration Projects. The event was held at Berry Street’s Ballarat office on Wednesday, 17 May 2017.

12
May

Ongoing detention of children in adult prison is unhelpful and unlawful

Berry Street welcomes the finding of Victoria’s Supreme Court yesterday that the detention of children in Barwon adult prison is unlawful as it provides an opportunity to stop and re-think our approach to youth just

19
Apr

We’re looking for Youth Mentors in Greater Shepparton

Could you support a young person to expand their life skills and experiences?