I first met Bruce Jackson two years ago when I was introduced to him by his Case Manager Wouter Spijker at Sacred Heart Mission. Little did I know at the time this introduction would lead to a friendship of deep love and affection.
Have you ever shopped at one of Sacred Heart Mission’s 11 op shops across Melbourne?
If so, you’ve directly contributed to helping fund the life-changing programs and services we deliver to support people experiencing homelessness or living in poverty.
After being diagnosed with mental illness in her mid-30s, life became a constant struggle for Donna-Maree. With the care and support provided at the Mission, Donna-Maree has been able to get back on her feet.
Sacred Heart Mission has been serving hot meals for anyone who needs one every day for 35 years. One of the amazing volunteers who has been a part of this service is Jennifer Anderson, coming in to serve meals most Wednesdays for over 22 years.
This Social Inclusion Week - aiming to help all Australians feel included and valued - workforce participation worker, Brittany, explains how she gives people the opportunity to participate fully in society, and why that is important.
One of the best ways to learn is to ‘do’. That’s one of the many reasons why SHM has developed a Social Work Student Unit, which welcomes social work students to immerse themselves in our team over a 14-week period. Meet our students here.
Erin’s love for op shops and savvy recycling skills makes her the ideal poster-girl for National Recycling Week (NRW), which falls on November 13- 19. The week focuses on the environmental benefits of recycling and encouraging people to minimise waste.