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Priscilla provides free haircuts

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 21/05/2019

Wonderful way to start the week for our clients with Priscilla, TAFE SA's mobile hair and beauty salon, stopping at Hutt St Centre to provide free haircuts. Many thanks to the TAFE SA barbers and lecturers for their chats, kindness and generosity.  

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Connections Week 2019

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 20/05/2019

Today kicks off the second annual Connections Week where 280 volunteers and workers strive to learn the names and needs of people sleeping rough in Adelaide. Connections Week is a collaborative effort by Don Dunstan Foundation, Neami, Hutt St Centre and other Adelaide Zero Project Partners. The Community Briefing will...

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Volunteers, making a world of difference

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 20/05/2019

National Volunteer Week, 20-26 May 2019, is the annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our nation’s volunteers. This morning a group of volunteers participated in the Volunteer Parade representing Hutt St Centre. We are incredibly grateful to our wonderful volunteers who certainly make a world of difference here...

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Bici Expresso cooks lunch

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 18/04/2019

Thanks to Toni, Danny and the team at Bici Espresso who took the reigns in our kitchen yesterday and provided a delicious Bacon & Egg Roll breakfast, and Pasta & Meatball lunch - both proving very popular! If you are in the city over Easter and looking to have breakfast...

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Extreme Heat - Code Red Activation from 25/2-2/3

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 25/02/2019

A State-wide Code Red Activation has been issued from Today Monday 25 February to Saturday 2 March. In response, Hutt St Centre (258 Hutt Street) will extend opening hours to 7am to 5pm TODAY 25/2, TOMORROW 26/2, AND WEDNESDAY 27/2. Please share this information with anyone who is seeking shelter...

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Inspiring Achievers Awarded at Government House

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 22/02/2019

Every day we meet people who have faced significant challenges and hardships in life. Challenges well beyond what most of us can easily comprehend. But we also see people courageously face their struggles and take control of their lives. On Tuesday evening we had the great pleasure of celebrating the...

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ProBono Australia Impact 25 Award nominations announced

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 01/02/2019

We are pleased to announce that our CEO, Ian Cox, has been nominated for ProBono Australia’s 2018 Impact 25 awards! This represents his hard work toward creating positive impact in the Australian social sector. To vote, please follow this link: http://ow.ly/WrQx30nnYin Please note: voting closes 31 January. Ian Cox has...

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Keeping cool during extreme heat

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 25/01/2019

During the extreme heat this week, we are hosting activities that will help everyone stay cool in the weather. Tomorrow morning we are heading to the movies to see Bohemian Rhapsody, and in the afternoon we will be playing Avatar in our Day Centre, with plenty of cold water to...

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Extreme Heat: Code Red response

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 23/01/2019

 ***PLEASE SHARE TO REACH PEOPLE IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE DURING EXTREME HEAT*** The government has declared a Tier 2 Code Red for Wednesday 23 January (40 degrees) and Thursday 24 January (45 degrees). In addition to the extended services listed below, Hutt St Centre will be operating extend hours to...

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Visit to Lobethal Lights

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 21/01/2019

Last week we went up to Lobethal with a group of 13 participants to see the amazing Christmas Lights, and we had a lovely time.  The group all shared pizza for dinner in Mt Barker beforehand, and once it was dark enough, we headed over to see the sparkling glory....

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Relecting back on the year

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 31/12/2018

Reflecting back on the year, we are struck by the incredible strength of people who have faced challenges beyond what most of us can comprehend, and to see how far they have come and the progress they’ve made towards building a new life. Resilience is something that we see expertly...

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Baptist Care Community Food Hub, Wright St

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 19/12/2018

Great to see this important initiative from Baptist Care SA and Foodbank SA open its doors to provide people with low income, or facing homelessness, access to every day essentials at a heavily reduced cost. “The Baptist Care Community Food Hub provides a dignified way for people in the city...

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Harmony Weavers end of year performance

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 12/12/2018

Last Thursday evening we were privileged to attend ‘Harmony Weavers’, a performance by participants of Hutt St Centre’s Women’s Wellbeing Choir, and Drama group. Over the year these two groups have been meeting weekly to develop their skills, find a deeper sense of self, purpose, and confidence while creating what...

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Getting Active Together

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 27/11/2018

Our Health and Well-being program aims to provide regular opportunities for people to be engaged in physical and social activities, as these can have significant benefits to mental health and general well-being.  It’s also a great way for people to make friends, talk to staff, volunteers, and other people who...

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Aspire Program recognised for Excellence in Social Impact

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 15/11/2018

On October 18, we were delighted to receive first runner up award for ‘Excellence in Social Impact Measurement’, from the Social Impact Measurement Network of Australia (SIMNA). We received this award for our Aspire Program, which commenced in July 2017, to assist people to permanently end their homelessness through long-term...

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Health & Wellness - Hiking in Morialta Falls

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 15/11/2018

Last month our Health and Wellness program went up to Morialta Falls for a morning hike when the weather started to warm up.  Participants absolutely loved this activity - phones were out to capture many happy snaps, including sighting a koala for the first time, for some in the group!...

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Rememberance Day 2018

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 11/11/2018

In 1954, when the Daughters of Charity arrived in Adelaide, the Sisters found a number of men living in the Park Lands and nearby rooming houses. Many were returned soldiers who arrived home and faced the breakdown of marriage, unemployment and the effect of the trauma of war. With no...

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Ruth's promise pays off

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 31/10/2018

As enemy planes flew overhead strafing everything below, a young Ruth Kobylanski huddled with her sister and made a promise to God: If she survived the horror of this war she would “repay” Him in some way. Her efforts to keep her promise were acknowledged recently when she was named...

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OPSM OneSight Clinic

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 29/10/2018

This month we had a visit from the OPSM OneSight pop up clinic, who completed free eye testing and prescription glasses to people who otherwise would not be able to afford or prioritise this simple luxury. The clinic was a great success with a huge group of people receiving free...

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Women's Wellbeing Choir

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 20/09/2018

Hutt St Centre’s Women’s Wellbeing Choir has been meeting weekly over the past few months, taking the practice outdoors at the end of winter when the sun began to shine! This group provides women from all walks of life an opportunity to enter a safe and welcoming space to express...

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Adelaide City GP - Female Only Clinic

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 24/07/2018

This Friday (July 27) Adelaide City GP will be hosting a Female Only Clinic (18 – 70 years of age) in our Day Centre from 1:30pm – 3:30pm, with afternoon tea provided. They will be covering topics such as contraception, SA Cervix Screening Program, Breast Examination, and Common Women’s Health...

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CEO News - March

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 01/04/2018

The week leading up to Christmas often marks the start of holidays and family time for many of us. Christmas and New Year is a busy time here at Hutt St Centre – and it can be a particularly tough time of year for people who are disconnected from family...

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Homelessness in Australia up by 14% in 2018

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 29/03/2018

The rate of homelessness in South Australia is sadly only increasing, with domestic violence and cost-of-living pressures key issues. Hutt St Centre CEO Ian Cox talks to Will McDonald on the issue.    

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Adelaide's homeless: beyond the stereotypes and simplistic solutions

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 28/03/2018

The face of homelessness in South Australia has dramatically changed and South Australia needs a collective approach to find a solution, explains Hutt St Centre CEO Ian Cox. Click here to read full InDaily article  

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The Perfect Mother's Day Gift

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 11/05/2017

Still trying to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Turn your Mum into an Angel for a Day. Angel Day’s are $350, and provide 200 people a day with a nutritious and delicious meal, in a safe and caring environment. Support through Angel for a Day goes so much further...

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