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.

Meet Mission Champion Dave Holland

This is Dave’s story; a story which, at a time, didn’t seem like it would have a happy ending. Dave’s story is one of strength, courage and the role people and community play in supporting recovery.

Maree graduated with a Diploma of Nursing

Maree, a resident at our Rooming House on Queens Road, recently graduated with a Diploma of Nursing - an enormous achievement.

Mission Champion Greg Jordan

Greg has drawn on his love of music to bring joy, confidence and meaning to the lives of those with whom he works and volunteers.

Pathways out of poverty

People experiencing homelessness face absence every day. The absence of a roof over their heads, of safety and security, family, food and all the basic essentials most of us take for granted. 

Our staff from Bethlehem Community

Three years ago, we merged with Bethlehem Community to provide support up to 27 women in medium to long-term permanent housing in Melbourne’s northern suburbs.

Rebecca Barnard and Billy Miller play by heart at our Heart of St Kilda Concert.

Australian music legends Rebecca Barnard and Billy Miller have performed at seven out of 10 of our Heart of St Kilda concerts.

Traci Whitaker assists clients with job-readiness and helps breaking down barriers.

Traci Whitaker was volunteering at the Women’s House when she spotted a call-out to assist clients with job-readiness. As a part-time recruitment consultant, Traci felt she would be perfect for the role.

We launched Phase Three of our Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) program.

In August we launched Phase Three of our Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) program, which will work with 180 people over five years to attain and maintain housing, build independence and break the cycle of homelessness.

Sacred Heart Mission respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate our services. We pay our respects to the ongoing living cultures of Aboriginal peoples, and to Elders past, present and future.
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