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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.

Our female staff who work in women's services

Elizabeth Kelleher, Program Coordinator for Sacred Heart Mission’s Homefront women’s service reflects on what the true face of homelessness looks like.

Man and volunteer sitting outside their house

We asked volunteer, Uli to reflect on her experience with our Five Minute Volunteer program.

Aunty Jacko and Jacqueline Kenward under the acknowledgement to country plaque

Homefront Support Worker, Samantha Montalvo, reflects on what Close the Gap day means for our clients and how Sacred Heart Mission is working to close the gap.

Volunteer Mark Gibson standing outside the Grey St op shop

Mark Gibson’s bond with Sacred Heart Mission started at an early age but it wasn’t until later in life, when Mark lost his father to cancer, that he was inspired to return to the Mission as a volunteer.

Clients and case workers talking about social inclusion at our Client Engagement Forum

Our second Client Engagement Forum (CEF) in October last year centred around the topic of social inclusion. Social participation is one of five key outcomes we work towards with our clients.

Long serving volunteer, Phillipa Ryan in our Dining Hall

Christmas hampers do not usually change the course of people’s lives. But that is exactly what happened to our volunteer Philippa Ryan.

Star of the Sea students with Chef Robyn in our Dining Hall

Support our meals program this May and Dine With Heart at work, home and school by hosting your own fundraising events

Caitlyn in the art room with a client at Women's House

In recognition of International Women's Day we spoke with Caitlyn Hayes-Dwyer of the Women’s Housing and Complex Needs (WHCN) project, to hear about what this day means to her and her work.

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