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Read our latest media releases.

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.

Homelessness Week 2018 - Ending Homelessness Together

Last year during Homelessness Week we highlighted that between February and June 2017, Sacred Heart Mission had 100 people sleeping under our veranda in St Kilda – an average between seven and 20 people each night, compared to two or three people the year prior.

Dine with Heart gala dinner chefs standing in the kitchen

Ten of Melbourne’s finest chefs launched Sacred Heart Mission’s (SHM) annual Dine with Heart Month in style last night, with a Gala Dinner held on the stage of St Kilda’s iconic Palais Theatre.

Chef plating up food at Dine with Heart official dinner

Back for its fourth successive year, Sacred Heart Mission’s Dine with Heart Month, guarantees fabulous food and memorable dining experiences throughout May for Melbourne’s food-loving community.

Hand holding a calculator representing street count

The first Street Count in the City of Port Phillip has recorded 91 people sleeping rough in the municipality.

Journey to Social Inclusion logo

Sacred Heart Mission announces it will deliver the first Victorian Social Impact Bond with the Victorian Government, which will expand its successful Journey To Social Inclusion Program.

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0132,414Meals served through our meals program in 2017
01,7000Volunteers contributed more than 66,000 hours in 2017
05,700Responses to requests for support at our Women’s House in 2017
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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