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.

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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This winter, we are sharing the story of Nat* to highlight the reality of women experiencing homelessness in Australia.

Catherine Harris at the at the Centre for Social Impact Roundtable

Our J2SI program was expanded through a funding model that uses a combination of funding and financing from government, banks and philanthropy - an Australian first type of transaction.

Group photo with Greg Barns, Cathy Humphrey and Father John

Greg Barns and his three siblings made a generous donation to the Women's House in memory of their mother Lola.

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.