We believe that children, young people and families should be safe, thriving and hopeful. As one of Australia’s largest independent family service organisations, this belief is the heartbeat of our organisation.

Berry Street is continuing to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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About Berry Street

Berry Street’s journey to ensuring children, young people and families are safe, hopeful and thriving began over 140 years ago. Since 1877, we have been committed to delivering the best possible outcomes for the people we work alongside.

Today, we're one of Australia's largest independent family service organisations. Through our services and advocacy, we work towards achieving our vision to courageously change lives and reimagine service systems.

 

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Last financial year, we provided…

1,940

children and young people with safe homes

1,052

children with support to help heal trauma

1,967

children and young people with education and training

29,337

people with family violence support services

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Help children, young people and families be safe, thriving and hopeful

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Can help us recruit and train more foster carers to provide children with safe, nurturing homes
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Can give children at the Berry Street School the specialised support they need to thrive
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Can help children affected by family violence get the support and care they need to help them heal and recover
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Or - your own choice

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Current vacancies at Berry Street
Working for Berry Street means being part of a dedicated, supportive and diverse team. We have job opportunities across Victoria in metropolitan and regional areas.
Fundraise for Berry Street
Whether you put on your running shoes or organise a morning tea, there are many ways you can help transform the lives of children in our community.
Family Violence
Family violence threatens a child’s sense of safety and changes the way their brain develops. This can lead to emotional and behavioural problems, as well as developmental delays as they grow.
Berry Street commissioned an independent report to model an economic case for early intervention in the child protection and out-of-home care system in Victoria.