Overlooking the skyline of the CBD from Fraser’s Restaurant, St Bart’s staff cheered on as volunteer Fred Wilkin stood up to accept the 2019 ACSA WA Volunteer of the Year Award. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements and contributions made by organisations, teams and individuals in the aged care industry throughout the year. A member […]
The first research results are in from our Reconnecting Lives partnership program with BHP showing that together, we are helping to end homelessness for many men, women and families in Perth. Launched in 2018, the program’s research shows that our innovative ‘housing first’ approach is achieving an incredible 100 per cent success rate! This means […]
On Sunday 28 July, more than 250 guests arrived at Hale School Chapel for a special Thanksgiving Service to acknowledge and thank our Anglican community for their compassionate and ongoing support to our clients and organisation. Whether it’s making up beds, giving social support to men, women and families, baking, fundraising or volunteering – our […]
Key facts from the 2016 Census found that there were more than 116,000 Australians experiencing homelessness on Census night, and that 7 percent of those who were homeless were sleeping rough on the streets. They are the visible homeless, but did you know that the vast majority of homelessness is hidden with people in crisis […]
On 23 May in the midst of National Volunteer Week, we celebrated our wonderful cohort of individual, corporate, Anglican and community volunteers with a Mad Hatters tea party, where we presented awards and thanked them all for their generous support. There was plenty of chatter over coffee and a delicious morning tea as guests gathered […]
Leading the conversation with carers around homelessness
“Think of one word that comes to mind when you hear the word….. homeless. What feelings does it raise for you?
Annoyance, pity, discomfort?”
The Australian Bureau of Statistics projects that by 2064, more than 23 per cent of the population will be 65 years or over. That’s no meagre statistic, and with such a broad range of information about aged care services available, it can be difficult to know where to start.
We just shared our first Community eNews with our valued friends and the St Bart’s community.
We are so excited to reveal what our wonderful friends at BHP Western Australia have been up to. 70 volunteers, 3 days, one spectacular playground, barbecue and outdoor leisure space for our families. Watch below and read the heartfelt comments from the families!
In response to the growing need for safe accommodation and support for women over the age of 50, the St Bart’s Women’s Service has commenced expansion. The Women’s Service and its expansion was made possible through the generous support of major partners, Hawaiian, WEN Giving, Lotterywest, Stan Perron Charitable Foundation, Vermilion Energy, Packer Family Foundation, […]