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.

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.

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.”

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.