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.

Chris Middendorp, Manager Sacred Heart Central, reflects on three decades of rough sleeping

"We are not living in a housing crisis. This is a housing black hole," Chris Middendorp, Manager Sacred Heart Central, says.

Joe Camilleri-Heart of St Kilda Concert

Australian music legend Joe Camilleri has rocked out at our Heart of St Kilda Concert for the past ten years.

Mission Champion Frank Dunn guitar

Music lover Frank Dunn teaches residents at our Rooming House Plus Program how to sing and play guitar.

Volunteers serving meals in our Dining Hall

Judi Farrer has volunteered in our welcoming Dining Hall for 23 of its 37-years history.

Hand holding a key

We have spent the past four and a half years developing an outcomes measurement tool to collect evidence that our service model works.

Australia’s housing crisis is everyone’s problem

Social Policy Officer Olivia explains why a myriad of services and approaches are necessary to tackle the demand for homelessness services and address housing affordability.

Why our program Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) really works

Intensive Case Manager Madeleine explains how housing and long-term support are the key to break the cycle of homelessness.

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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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