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4UpDay

https://youtu.be/Cc_W4YYQSCM Lighthouse Foundation’s 4UpDay raises vital funds to support some of Australia’s most vulnerable young people, children and babies. The young people in our care have experienced homelessness, neglect, abuse, and trau [...]

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Aladdin- A night at the movies

Help us raise funds for Lighthouse's Coburg North home by joining in on this magical movie experience! On Thursday the 30th of May, Palace Westgarth Cinemas will be hosting a special screening of Disney's Aladdin with popcorn, drinks and bubbles! Lim [...]

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“I don’t know if I would have even survived”

This inspiring letter is from a past Lighthouse Resident, Nick, to our Founder Susan Barton AM. Several years after transitioning into independence, Nick put pen to paper to share this special reflection with Susan and with his permission, we are [...]

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Youth Homelessness Matters Day 2019

It’s Youth Homeless Matters Day and as you know here at Lighthouse Foundation, ALL young people matter. This annual campaign raises awareness to youth homelessness and informs the wider community on how they can help and take action for a good cau [...]

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“She moved house 18 times in 2 years”

Imagine a 13-year-old girl having to move house 18 times in just two years. This is Hollie's story as told by her Carer Mikaela. "As Hollie’s 19th carer, I began to understand why she was so hostile towards me. If you really think about what m [...]

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Jesh inspires Melbourne United Basketball

After hearing Artist and Lighthouse young person Jesh speak recently Melbourne United Basketball Club CEO Vince Crivelli and Head Coach Dean Vickerman, were inspired to commission Jesh to create a painting for their team.  They recognised that [...]

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Our Latest Annual Report

Our 2017 Annual Report is available now. Learn about Lighthouse Foundation's innovative, life-changing and award-winning work. Our strong outcomes shine through in this 50+ page report. We are proud to share with you our best-practice approach to [...]

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National Homelessness Week

During #HomelessnessWeek (6-12th August) Lighthouse shared the sentiments of our community through our 'Curtain Between Society' video. We urged people to take a look at this insightful video and to listen to the thoughts of everyday Australians and [...]

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Dylan’s story

Dylan was abandoned by his mother when he was a young baby and spent his entire childhood in institutional settings and foster homes where his need for nurturing experiences weren’t met. He lost his ability to trust others and never felt a sense [...]

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Lighting the Way – Delivery & Outcomes Report

We are proud to launch Lighthouse's crowd-funded Delivery and Outcomes Report, marking more than 25 years of best practice live-in therapeutic care for homeless young people, children and babies. We would not have been able to reach this milestone [...]

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