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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.

Volunteer gardener Greg planting seeds

Just as the sun brightens the garden beds at our Rooming House Plus Program, volunteer gardener Greg brightens the days of our residents.

Op shop volunteer Paul offers a unique customer service for the LGBTIQA+ community

Op shop volunteer Paul lives and breathes all things Fitzroy. He is especially passionate about assisting transgender people in our Brunswick Street store.

Volunteer Winn Tuck bakes birthday cakes for our residents

Baking has always been a part of Winn's life so when she baked a birthday cake for our resident Graham, it was her way of making him feel special on his birthday.

Sacred Heart Community client Steven talking to a staff member

“I’ve survived because Sacred Heart Mission hasn’t given up on me,” Steven says. After spending much of his adult life sleeping rough he found a new home at Sacred Heart Community.

Michelle Skog, J2SI Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator Michelle explains how our Journey to Social Inclusion program works with people for three years to settle into a home.

Sacred Heart Mission supporters Robert and Irene Gilbert

“We are pleased to support the lasting and inter-generational changes Sacred Heart Mission is making to better our society, which is a way of living out our faith and our values.”

Sarah Galdes, Sacred Heart Mission's Training and Student Placement Coordinator

Sarah, one of our newer employees, is passionate about social justice and teaching practices that promote our trauma-informed and holistic service delivery.

Mission Champion Vera sitting in the volunteering office

Vera was on the lookout for an impactful way she could help the local community when she first came across Sacred Heart Mission six years ago.

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