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.

Trinkets and treasures from our Sacred Heart Mission Op shop

Confused about whether to donate that old furniture piece to the op shop or dump it in the tip? Wade Piva, our Op Shops Manager gives us the lowdown on goods we can accept and those we can't.

Two people holding hands

Sacred Heart Mission joined 55 leading homelessness, housing and legal agencies, as well as church groups, to make a final appeal to the City of Melbourne to abandon the proposed bylaws which would make it illegal to sleep rough.

RHPP resident, Leena standing next to a ceramic wheel which she used for the art exhibition, Awakenings

Leena will be exhibiting three of these clay pieces at the Awakenings exhibition at Alliance Francaise next week, for a month.

Scenic orange painting from Rooming House resident, Leslie Holding

Creating art gives people an outlet and a feeling of accomplishment. It can be more powerful than the written or spoken word.

Sacred Heart Community resident getting his hair shaved off as part of the Great Shave

Have you ever donated to a good cause? Well, our residents are planning on going bold in March.

Women from Business Development posing together with hearts for International Women's Day

International Women’s Day comes around each year on March 8 to recognise and celebrate the important contributions of women around the world, and to call for continued action on the universal fight to achieve gender equality.

Sacred Heart Community resident experiencing Virtual Reality for the first time

Residents have been able to enjoy sensations that were formerly impossible for them, such as deep sea diving, flying in the air, canoeing and even visiting tropical beaches.

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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