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.

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.

Mission Champions Gina and Lois

A bowl of colourful hats and scarves sits on the Hands on Health Clinic counter for clients to take, thanks to Lois, who hand-knits them. 

The Mission’s newest op shop in Preston is a treasure trove

Last year’s opening of Sacred Heart Mission’s op shop in Preston brought its number of second-hand stores to an even dozen.

Why the wellbeing of women is non-negotiable

Company Secretary OAM Carolyn Clark reflects on her fondest memories at the Mission, explains the crucial relationship between service providers and the local community, and why she believes the wellbeing of women is non-negotiable.

Thank you for Dining with Heart

We would like to send a heartfelt thank you to you, our community of supporters, for your participation in Dine with Heart throughout May. 

Spotlight on the Volunteer Department

With 1,800 volunteers to manage and various services to keep running, there needs to be a dedicated team on hand and that’s where the Volunteer Department comes in.

Mission Champion Licia and Vitoria

This Mother’s Day, we spoke to Vitoria Silva about how her mum Licia inspired her to join the volunteer team at one of Sacred Heart Mission’s op shops, despite both of them being at very different stages of their lives. 

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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