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.

Graham and his fellow residents at the 2019 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards

Graham, a Sacred Heart Community residents, won the COTA Senior Achievers Award 2019. Find out here, how he and his fellow residents experienced the award ceremony at Government House.

Sacred Heart Mission's GreenLight team

When people experiencing homelessness are offered a house, they need tailored support to help them adjust to their new home. Our GreenLight Supportive Housing Program does exactly that.

Mission Champions Margaret and Graham with his fellow Sacred Heart Community residents

Sacred Heart Community Manager Margaret and resident representative Graham have changed many people's lives through their support and advocacy for people experiencing homelessness.

Sacred Heart Mission's Hawthorn op shop

Working with the Mission for over 20 years, Op Shop Area Coordinator Martin Healey has been integral to the growth of the Sacred Heart Mission op shops.

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.

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 has always aimed to be a place that embraces a sexuality and gender diverse community; everyone is welcome at our table and we believe a diverse community is good for everyone.
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