Providing accommodation and support services
to children, young people and their families.



Who We Are

Veritas House is a community-based, not-for-profit incorporated Organisation and a registered charity that provides a range of flexible services to children, young people, and families.

Veritas House Inc. is managed by an annually elected volunteer Board

Our Strengths

As a community based local organisation we provide a number of benefits:

We are a unique service

  • We provide a range of programs
  • We are well known
  • We are well utilised
  • We have a strong reputation
  • We have sound experience and skills
  • We are flexible and responsive to local needs

Our Vision

Our Vision is to contribute to the creation of a socially just and caring community in which every person is safe, secure and valued.


Veritas House strives to be a centre of excellence dedicated to providing effective services to children, young people and their families who require support. We provide holistic services which foster self-determination, security and growth. We aspire to:

  • Empower young people to reach their full potential
  • Strengthen interpersonal, family and community relationships
  • End the cycle of youth homelessness

Our programs include

  • Youth and Family Support Services
  • Youth Specialist Homeless Services in Bathurst and Orange
  • Adolescent and Family Counselling
  • Foster Care
  • Non-Placement Support Service
  • Parenting Teenagers advice and assistance
  • Homeless Youth Assistance Program (HYAP)


Veritas House acknowledges the Wiradjuri people, who are the traditional custodians of the land on which we work.

The Management, staff and clients of Veritas House Inc. would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank our funding bodies, service partners, local businesses, community groups and the broader Bathurst and Orange communities for their interest and support.

Our Funding Body

Department of Family and Community Services.

Our Service Partners

St Vincent De Paul, Salvation Army, Central West Care, Bathurst Community Op Shop, headspace Bathurst & Orange, Housing Plus, Denison College, Bathurst Aboriginal Land Council and Orange Local Aboriginal Land Council.

Peak Body Memberships

YFoundations, Homelessness NSW, NCOSS, Australian Federation of Employers & Industries and Jobs Australia.

Community Support

Specsavers Bathurst

Good Guys Bathurst

Bunnings, Bathurst

Linda Banno & Group

Bathurst Emergency Accommodation Place

Charles Sturt University, Bathurst Campus

Bathurst Wholefood Co-op

Orange Community Accommodation Service Inc.