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13
Feb

High Tea with Dolly Diamond

The lucky winner of Berry Street’s Midsumma Carnival competition recently joined Dolly Diamond for High Tea at the Park Hyatt.

10
Feb

Helping heal the wounds left by trauma

Billy was referred to Berry Street’s Take Two program when he was 12 years old, with a history of extreme neglect and exposure to domestic violence.

08
Feb

Thank you to our supporters

Berry Street would like to acknowledge the contribution of our generous donors.
23
Jan

How foster care changed one couple’s life

“Since becoming foster carers, we have enjoyed watching little people develop and grow, and we get out at least as much as we put in.”

19
Jan

Open letter: Moving on the homeless does not make them disappear

The CEOs of 36 Victorian homelessness, housing and social services organisations, including Berry Street, have released an open letter appealing for a shift in the conversation away from vilifying rough sleepers to a focus on the lack of affordable housing that underpins the crisis.

17
Jan

Five ways kids can benefit from being outside this summer break

Exposure to nature plays a positive role in brain development by providing children with opportunities to take risks, discover new things, and be creative.
12
Jan

Stand by Me

A high proportion of care leavers end up homeless, in the criminal justice system, unemployed or becoming a new parent within the first year of leaving care.

16
Dec

The Ultimate Last Minute Gift

Before you head for the shops to buy presents for the people you love, consider adding someone who isn’t so lucky to your Christmas list.

13
Dec

The Most Valuable Christmas Gift

Last Christmas, we provided services to over 4,500 children, young people and families experiencing trauma from abuse, neglect and violence. This Christmas we expect that number to rise even higher.

08
Dec

The Youthful Face of Homelessness

Many people think homelessness looks like older men in doorways with cardboard signs. The reality is, that a homeless person in Victoria is more likely to look like a child.