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How to cope with anxiety during uncertain times

These are extraordinary times that we are living in. Many of you in our Lighthouse community might be feeling anxious, on edge or overwhelmed by coronavirus. You may feel bored, frustrated or lonely. You may also feel low, worried or be concerned [...]

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A message from our Patron in Chief

It has certainly been a difficult start to the year, with parts of our State so heavily affected by bushfires and now the unprecedented challenge of COVID-19. First and foremost, we care about the health and well-being of all Victorians and hope t [...]

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To our quiet everyday heroes

As friends and supporters of Lighthouse Foundation, you know that the health and safety of our children, young people and staff will always be our first priority. As the COVID-19 situation evolves around us, the kids in our care are still among [...]

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Our response to Australia’s bushfires

In response to Australia's horrific bushfire crisis, we hope these notes written by various members of our skilled and experienced Care and Indirect Care teams can help to give you a sense of community and some practical support during this time.  [...]

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A letter from our Founder

Dear friends, As 2019 draws to a close, I’d like to say a warm thank you to all our generous donors, volunteers and partners for your continuous support and commitment throughout the year. I'm writing this letter to see if you too can make a d [...]

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“Maggie would always guard the door to keep me safe”

These are the children that are in our care at Lighthouse every day. Alexis, is just one of these kids whose trauma prevented her from feeling safe in her own home. “I would always dread going to the bathroom. After the first few times he hurt m [...]

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Launching Lighthouse’s unique Foster Care Hub

Lighthouse Foundation is paving a new way forward for fostering providing tailored and continuous support for foster families in Northern Melbourne to grow and thrive. The Lighthouse Difference - we’re here to support you, so that you can suppor [...]

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Impact Report 2017-2019

We've got news for you. Over the past two years, we've made more of an impact than we ever have before changing the lives of more vulnerable young people, children & babies. For the first time, we'd like to share with you just how much we've gr [...]

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Sharing our story through powerful animations

This year, Lighthouse Foundation have had the opportunity to create meaningful video content by collaborating with animation talent from two extraordinary Melbourne-based studios. During this time, we have produced three wonderful short animations wi [...]

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4UpDay 2019

https://vimeo.com/344694919 We are so pleased to share with you all that on Monday the 24th of June, Lighthouse’s annual 4UpDay fundraiser was successfully able to raise over $1.226Million for our homeless and traumatized kids. This special day [...]

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