Our amazing volunteers

It’s not just our corporate partners – like BHP - that are supporting St Bart’s. We also have hundreds of volunteers that get involved in many of our programs – volunteers like Tabitha! Here’s why she volunteers with us: “I love the idea of giving back, and I particularly like supporting women. I’ve had challenges in [...]


Client stories

“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 [...]

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BHP forum

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 [...]


Lunch and Learn

We’re giving our first ‘Lunch and Learn’ event with our corporate partners BHP on Monday 26 February. BHP employees will learn more about the issue of homelessness in WA from our CEO John Berger. It’s not a simple topic and John has a lot to say, as do our guest speakers who have real life [...]

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Cats transform homes for positive mental health

Thank you to the energetic and caring team of volunteers from Caterpillar who generously gave their time and efforts to transform our accommodation facilities for people with mental health issues. They prepared, painted, fixed, scraped and scrubbed the villas into beautifully presented and welcoming homes for our residents. What a team! And what a great [...]

St Bart's Partnership

New partnership set to provide relief for homelessness in WA

St Bartholomew’s House in East Perth is partnering with BHP to help break the cycle of homelessness through a new $1 million partnership. The two-year Helping Homelessness partnership will assist St Bart’s to help West Australians at risk of or experiencing homelessness, to access a range of accommodation and individualised support services. John Berger, CEO [...]