Brown Street Redevelopment
St Bartholomew’s House is proposing to provide affordable housing for the broader community.
We need your help to reach our target.
“I’ve been fortunate for most of my life. I went to Methodist Ladies’ College and I trained to be a specialist music teacher. “I was incredibly shocked to find myself homeless; basically after 18 years of marriage, my former husband left me – but not before ripping me off. I couldn’t pay the mortgage, so I moved [...] Read more
The growing face of homelessness is not who you would expect! Women aged over 55 years is a rapidly growing demographic experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness in Western Australia — and St Bart’s is doing something about it! Read client Marie’s story.* We run an older women’s homelessness service that provides accommodation, case management [...] Read more
Over 30 BHP staff attended a recent Lunch and Learn forum with St Bart’s to hear more about the issue of homelessness in WA, as well as personal stories from our clients. Feedback following the session was extremely positive, with people expressing their shock at how easily individuals can become homeless. And they were also keen [...] Read more
My name is Seth. I am 35 years old and was born in Cambodia. In 2006 I came to Australia with my family – I have one boy aged 12 years and a 10-year-old daughter. During this transitional time, I was first diagnosed with a mental illness. I went to live with my sister after [...] Read more
“Sleeping on the streets carries with it significant risk to a person’s safety and the likelihood of experiencing some form of traumatic event, such as assault, is high,” says St Bart’s CEO John Berger. “The longer a person experiences homelessness the more risk of re-occurring trauma. This often results in poor mental health and/or self-medication [...] Read more
As part of WA Mental Health Week that runs until Sunday 14 October 2018, our Mental Health Support Services are recommending these four easy techniques to make sure you’re looking after yourself. Self-care is essential If you are struggling, you deserve to make self-care a priority. Whether that means lying in bed, accepting comfort from [...] Read more
Our Accommodation Service offers secure accommodation and support services for single men aged 18 years and above experiencing homelessness.Find out more
Our Aged Care Services comprise of federally funded, subsidised programs including; a specialist residential aged care, community aged care (Homecare); The Assistance with Care and Housing for the Aged. (ACHA)Find out more
We maintain and provide long term affordable accommodation/housing options for people who have a disability or are financially and socially disadvantaged.Find out more
Accommodation for people living with a mental illness who need 2-4 hours support per day in order to live independently in the community.Find out more