Creating a feeling of belonging
Heartbeat November 2022
At Sacred Heart Community, our residential aged care home, we offer a unique lifestyle program to ensure our residents feel safe and connected to their community.
Find out more about our resident-focused and driven approach in this issue of our newsletter.
Housing is essential for good mental health
Heartbeat October 2022
Homelessness and mental ill health are inextricably linked. To combat the barriers for people experiencing poor mental health and homelessness, Sacred Heart Mission partners with Alfred Health’s Homeless Outreach Psychiatric Service.
Find out more about our partnership and how it benefits our clients and the community.
Meet our new CEO, Hang Vo!
Heartbeat September 2022
Sacred Heart Mission has announced our incoming CEO, Hang Vo! Hang comes to us with over 25 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector and will take up the role of CEO in December 2022 following the retirement of current CEO, Cathy Humphrey.
Read more about Hang in this Heartbeat issue and find out why she is excited to join the Sacred Heart Mission family.
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.