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.

Olivia Killeen, Project Officer Social Policy on how COVID-19 widens the equality gap

The global COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted and widened the inequality gap in our society.

Father John streams his church services on YouTube during COVID-19

To send messages of hope during the pandemic, Father John streams his church services on YouTube.

Chris Middendorp, Manager Sacred Heart Central, reflects on how we support those most affected by COVID-19 in ways never before thought possible.

Chris Middendorp, Manager Sacred Heart Central, on how we support those most affected by COVID-19 in ways never before thought possible.

Staff member Kim hosting a Japanese tea ceremony

The power of sharing a bowl of tea can be profound. Kim Lee shares how she fostered a sense of community among our residents with a Japanese tea event.

the Women's House Coordinator Cheyne Bull

Reflext with us on how our Women's House team pulls together to empower women experiencing homelessness, and give them a voice.

Why the wellbeing of women is non-negotiable

Company Secretary OAM Carolyn Clark explains the crucial relationship between service providers and the local community, and why she believes the wellbeing of women is non-negotiable.

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.

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.