Kindness Kits for Kids in Care
Entering into foster care for the first time is a daunting experience for any child. To help reduce some of this stress, one Veritas supporter has created ‘Kindness Kits’ – backpacks filled with essential toiletries, school supplies, toys, books and a comfort item.
Veritas is blanketed in generosity
Veritas staff are frequently humbled by the generosity of individuals and organisations who share our passion for helping vulnerable children, young people and their families, but the ongoing support received from one group deserves special recognition.
Understanding Complex Trauma
Veritas House staff recently undertook a two day workshop designed to further develop skills and knowledge to work with children and adolescents who have, or are experiencing abuse and trauma in their lives.
Youth Homelessness Matters
Wednesday, 5 April 2017 is national ‘Youth Homelessness Matters Day’ (#YHMD2017) and Veritas House is calling on local residents to mark the occasion by considering how they can support young people in Bathurst and Orange who are at risk of experiencing homelessness.
Blayney students drive fundraising campaign for Veritas
Year 9 students from Blayney High School conducted a two week campaign at the end of term last year to raise funds for Veritas House as part of their Social Issues – Disadvantaged Youth and Homelessness studies in English.
StreetSmart Supports Veritas
Thank you to StreetSmart Australia who has generously provided Veritas with our second grant in two years to support young homeless people in Orange.
Free Training to Become a Foster Carer
Veritas regularly delivers free ‘Shared Stories, Shared Lives’ training for people interested in becoming a Foster Carer.
Bathurst residents urged to support local kids in need this Christmas
Veritas House is calling on local residents and businesses to help bring some Christmas cheer to the more than 60 Bathurst children and young people in Foster Care.