Read our latest media releases.

Supportive Housing Program gets the greenlight

Through a new collaborative partnership, people who have recently experienced homelessness across inner-Melbourne will be better supported to stay in their home and get their lives back on track, thanks to a $4.5 million supportive housing program.

‘Give A Frock’ about Sacred Heart Mission’s Women’s House

Sacred Heart Mission’s ‘Give A Frock’ campaign is back and more luxurious than ever, bringing with it a new ambassador - Australia’s favourite homemaker Chyka Keebaugh.

One Heart One Home Giving Day on 12 September

On Wednesday, 12 September we aim to raise $1 million to quickly cover a funding gap for our transformational building project.

Op shop bones donation

On Thursday, 9 August 2018 our Prahran op shop located on Commercial Road received a donation which included bones in a wooden box.

Extending our op shops to Preston

North-side bargain-hunters will need to mark their calendars for the opening of Sacred Heart Mission’s twelfth op shop at 311 High Street, Preston on Friday, 31 August 2018.

Sacred Heart Mission (SHM) will help people break the cycle of homelessness for 180 people over the next five years through the first Victorian Social Impact Investment (SII) with the Victorian Government.

An annual highlight of the Melbourne live music and comedy calendar, the Heart of St Kilda Concert is back! Ticket sales for the concert at the Palais Theatre, on Tuesday 23 October 2018, are supporting the Mission's Meals Program. 

Groundbreaking program houses 60 per cent of participants in first year

Improving drug and alcohol issues, reducing nights spent in hospital, staying housed and feeling safe at home has been proven possible, once again, for people experiencing chronic homelessness through a housing-first approach, coupled with intensive support.

0128,000Meals served through our meals program over the last year
070959Hours contributed by our volunteers over the last year
06,476Responses at our Women’s House over the last year
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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