On our blog we talk about the issues, news, stories and thoughts that relate to Sacred Heart Mission's work to tackle homelessness and disadvantage in Australia.

The Three Amigos

On Friday mornings, you’ll find Jeff McClean and Brian Dowling in the Dining Hall serving up 200 cups of coffee over the busy breakfast period.

Sacred Heart Mission staff standing in front of Sacred Heart Central

We spoke with Nigel Sydney to discuss Men's Health Week and his work as Sacred Heart Mission’s Wellbeing and Activities Worker.

as a way of remembering past and present residents

The Sacred Heart Community residents have created a time capsule to remember past and present residents, while they patiently wait for their new home. 

Hetti the hostel dog

After 17 years and countless moments of love and laughter, Hetti very sadly passed away earlier this year. We would like to take this opportunity to honour her as a Mission Champion.

2 males sitting in Sacred Heart Central

We spoke to El ahead of Men’s Health Week (11-17 June), which raises awareness for preventable health problems and encourages early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.

Long-time Mission Champion and volunteer Mary Chow spends her Fridays teaching our clients to swim.

Long-time Mission Champion and volunteer Mary Chow spends her Fridays teaching our clients to swim. Read her story.

After photo of i4 gardens

Read about how i4 Gardens donated their time, knowledge and resources to transform Sacred Heart Local client’s garden into a beautiful, low-maintenance paradise.

Selfie of Vanna, Patrick and his white cat Lola

Meet Vanna Lim, one of our amazing Five Minute Volunteers, who dedicates time in her busy schedule to support people like Patrick to live independently in the community.

Sacred Heart Mission respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate our services. We pay our respects to the ongoing living cultures of Aboriginal peoples, and to Elders past, present and future.
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