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.

Photo showing the two main characters of the film Some Happy Day

A new film is premiering in festivals around the world, and it takes place in the heart of our community.

The importance of social inclusion

Social inclusion is about feeling accepted within your community and being able to contribute to society in a meaningful way. In an inclusive world everyone benefits.

Two Sacred Heart Mission staff members celebrating Wear it Purple Day

To mark Wear it Purple Day, we are shining a light on something that sits at the core of our work: an LGBTIQA+ inclusive and diverse community.

Sacred Heart Mission's Fitzroy op shop with its famous space van

A spaceship themed van is parked in the middle of our Fitzroy op shop. It belonged to store volunteer Adrian, known as ‘The Space Van Man’.

Close up of two people holding hands

This is a short guide on how you can support loved ones who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of loosing their homes.

Woman sitting on a red couch, reading and petting a dog

Together with our community, we raised more than $120,000 for clients to furnish their new homes.

Photo of a woman in her fifties, sitting in front of a lake

Family violence is about control and power. Our case workers have first hand knowledge of the complexities involved and support women to escape abusive relationships. 

The Liston family made donation in memory of their son Anthony to Sacred Heart Mission

The Liston family made donation in memory of their son Anthony to Sacred Heart Mission. Their gift has touched the lives of countless people in our community.

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.