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.

Father John standing in front of tree, smiling at camera

Too often we hear of the significant and multiple traumatic events that have resulted in a person falling into the further trauma of homelessness

Agencies delivering homelessness support to rough sleepers have released a statement on the City of Melbourne’s plans to make rough 

Today we join 36 other Victorian homelessness, housing and social services organisations to appeal for a shift in the conversation away from vilifying rough sleepers

Empty bench in middle of park with fall leaves on floor

J2SI takes a significant different approach from existing programs and sets a new benchmark for addressing long-term homelessness in Australia. In this article we interview a J2SI pilot worker.

We are thrilled to announce our newest op shop in Cheltenham and will celebrate with a Grand Opening on Wednesday 7 September from 6 - 9pm. Don't miss out on being the first person to sift through the fresh goodies!

During the winter months a lot of affordable rural housing becomes unavailable due to ski season when it's all booked out at higher rates.

Supporting people to exit long-term homelessness is not only the right thing to do, it’s also the smart thing to do.

Bearded man sitting on sofa in lounge room patting his white dog

Housing affordability is widely perceived as one of the most critical issues of the 2 July federal election. How do we ensure that whatever policy changes are made will work out for the most vulnerable members of society?

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.