A plan to end homelessness
Heartbeat August 2022
To mark Homelessness Week 2022, this issue highlights the solutions to end homelessness and how we can hold our governments accountable to achieve them. Learn more and find out how you can be an ally to people without a home.
For a future free from homelessness
Heartbeat July 2022
Imagine finally being approved for a public or community housing property when you have never had a tenancy before. You move into your property, but you don’t have the support you need, and the tenancy breaks down. This is exactly what our GreenLight program works to prevent as they support clients with everything related to their tenancy.
Mandy’s story: “Homelessness is not a choice”
Heartbeat June 2022
Homelessness was the reality for Mandy since she was a teenager. But worrying about how cold it will be tonight is no longer a concern for her. Through our Journey to Social Inclusion (J2SI) program, she is in stable housing for the first time in a long time. Read her story in this edition of the Heartbeat newsletter.
Our next chapter
Heartbeat May 2022
After 20 wonderful years working at Sacred Heart Mission, including the last decade as CEO, Cathy Humphrey will be retiring at the end of this year.
Vote to end homelessness on 21 May
Heartbeat April 2022
The 2022 Federal Election is a time to think about how we can create change in our society, and support people experiencing chronic homelessness and disadvantage to exit homelessness for good. Learn in this edition, how you can use your vote to ensure everyone has a safe place to call home.
Supporting clients into meaningful work
Heartbeat March 2022
At Sacred Heart Mission our aim is to not only assist our clients out of homelessness, but to ensure they have the opportunity to engage fully in community life – which includes participating in meaningful work. This is where our Workforce Participation Worker, John Taru, come in. Find out in this edition, how he supports our clients.