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.
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.
Berry Street in Partnership with ABC Radio Victoria deliver Christmas to thousands of Victoria’s most vulnerable
Thousands of children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds across Victoria received a special surprise on Christmas day, thanks to over 10,000 gifts donated to Berry Street through the ABC Giving Tree Appeal by generous ABC Listeners on-line and in-station across Victoria.
Berry Street‘s Comments On The Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses To Child Sexual Abuse
Berry Street commends the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, which concluded today, for the way they have without fear or favour exposed the depth and extent of child sexual abuse within institutions.