Welcome to Berry Street

Since 1877, Berry Street has chosen to work with children, young people and families, with the most challenging and complex needs, including those for whom we are often the last resort. We continue to focus on the right of every child to have a good childhood, growing up feeling safe, nurtured and with hope for the future. 

Recent News

24
Aug

Berry Street signs Family Matters Statement of Commitment

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are removed from their homes into out-of-home care at 10 times the rate for non-Indigenous children.

23
Aug

Berry Long Run 2016

A big thank you to everyone who participated in the 2016 Berry Long Run, which has so far raised close to $8,000 for Berry Street!

10
Aug

Addressing abuse – recent and past

The broadcast of footage from the Don Dale juvenile detention centre in the NT on ABC’s Four Corners program shocked Australia, and prompted the Prime Minister to instiga

4,553

Women and chidren helped by our family violence team

322

Current carer households (many more needed)

460

Children supported through our post separation services

1,103

Children and young people received educational support
Our Work Providing a Safe Home - Foster Care
Vulnerable children and young people need people just like you who can provide emergency, respite, short and long term care. Could you open your heart and home to a vulnerable child or young person?
BerrySafe - Regular Giving
Join our BerrySafe regular giving program and help keep Victorian children safe. For just $1 a day you can help give traumatised children the childhood they deserve.
BerryFun - Fundraise for us
You can support us by organising your own BerryFun event or activity, either as an individual, community or workplace. Our team are here to help you in any way we can.
Berry Giving - Workplace Giving
Our Workplace Giving program - BerryGiving an easy way for employees and employers to support the children, young people and families with whom we work. Find out more about joining BerryGiving today.
Help children like Hannah

Children like Hannah have the right to a childhood which is safe, nurturing and has hope for the future. Make a donation and help kids recover from family violence.

Berry Street Childhood Alliance

Berry Street is bringing together a movement of people who have the desire to protect childhood to provide the foundation for lifelong wellbeing.

Helping Children to Learn - Berry Street Education Model

The Berry Street Education Model provides schools with the training, curriculum and strategies to engage the most challenging students.

Read issue 3 of our periodical magazine online.