At Sacred Heart we believe in a rapid housing approach to end the cycle of long-term homelessness, as a first step. We have a range of long and short term, as well as crisis accommodation options with support from case workers.

Catherine Harris and Anna Paris seated side by side at a table in a meeting room holding the J2SI report

J2SI takes a relationship-based approach, provides long-term support, and works from the premise that if people can sustain their housing, this provides a solid foundation to improving other areas in people's lives.

Greenlight Supportive Housing Program

A partnership provided by Sacred Heart Mission, VincentCare and Salvation Army manages GreenLight, a new supportive housing program assisting people sleeping rough across inner Melbourne to stay housed.

Group of three men and one women seated around the table in a communal space at Sacred Heart Community

Our Assistance with Care and Housing program works with people aged 50 and over whose needs aren't met by mainstream services.

Two women side by side looking at each other, one with a comforting arm around the shoulders of the other

The Women, Housing and Complex Needs Project provides intensive support for women who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness. 

Kate and Eddie sitting at a table in Sacred Heart Community, holding cards in their hands, with the game in progress

Sacred Heart Community differs from many aged care services as we support people from a younger age at our two residential facilities. 

Four staff members, three men and one women, standing in the foyer and smiling

Our Rooming House Plus Program (RHPP) has enabled people with histories of chronic homelessness to break their cycle of disadvantage through the provision of long-term accommodation and the support needed to maintain housing.  

Older woman with glasses seated in the Bethlehem community garden, looking directly at you

Bethlehem Community provides medium to long-term accommodation with case management support, as well as social inclusion activities for women.

Head shot of young brunette women, looking directly at you

Homefront is a statewide crisis accommodation service for women aged 25 and over, without accompanying children.

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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