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.

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.

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.

Mission Champion: Dana Pearson

After 35 years in the corporate world, Dana Pearson decided it was time for a change. She left the IT world behind in search of a career where she could give back to the community.

Mission Champion: Anies Suzukawa

Anies Suzukawa tugs on the string to signal her arrival at Women’s House. A support worker strolls to the door with a big smile, ‘That’s Anies’.

A facelift for our Grey Street op shop

A gaggle of men sitting on chairs, exchanging passionate words in Italian, greeting passerbys with a ‘ciao’ – this is the quintessential Grey Street op shop welcome.

Sacred Heart Mission acknowledges the traditional Aboriginal owners of country throughout Victoria and pays respects to them, their culture and their elders past, present and emerging.


Sacred Heart Mission believes that the diversity of abilities, genders, sexualities, relationship identities, bodies and cultures in our community enriches us all and should be celebrated. Everyone is welcome at our table.