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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.

Pathways out of poverty

People experiencing homelessness face absence every day. The absence of a roof over their heads, of safety and security, family, food and all the basic essentials most of us take for granted. 

Our staff from Bethlehem Community

Three years ago, we merged with Bethlehem Community to provide support up to 27 women in medium to long-term permanent housing in Melbourne’s northern suburbs.

Rebecca Barnard and Billy Miller play by heart at our Heart of St Kilda Concert.

Australian music legends Rebecca Barnard and Billy Miller have performed at seven out of 10 of our Heart of St Kilda concerts.

Meet Mission Champion Dave Holland

“Don’t worry, mate, I’ve seen much worse. You’ll be alright, we’ll put you back together.”

Traci Whitaker assists clients with job-readiness and helps breaking down barriers.

Traci Whitaker was volunteering at the Women’s House when she spotted a call-out to assist clients with job-readiness. As a part-time recruitment consultant, Traci felt she would be perfect for the role.

We launched Phase Three of our Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) program.

In August we launched Phase Three of our Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) program, which will work with 180 people over five years to attain and maintain housing, build independence and break the cycle of homelessness.

Three finalists in the Third Sector Awards 2018

Hundreds of talented volunteers, board members and staff from all over Australia were nominated for the Third Sector Awards, including three of our very own finalists.

Thank you for your support on One Heart One Home Giving Day

What a momentous day it was – our One Heart, One Home Giving Day raised an incredible $1.1 million for Project 101, a major redevelopment of the buildings between Robe and Grey streets.

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