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Will you walk a mile (or more) for Rhia?

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 21/07/2021

One of the amazing people stepping up to join the Walk a Mile in My Boots Challenge this year is Rhia, who lives in regional South Australia with her beautiful dog Bear (pictured). Rhia shared with us why she’s so passionate about supporting people experiencing homelessness. It’s because she knows...

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Hutt St Centre will remain open during lockdown

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 20/07/2021

As we all know, circumstances can change quickly these days. From 6pm on Tuesday 20 July, 2021, the South Australian Government has announced a 7-day lockdown. For all the latest updates, please click here. While our community is doing it tough right now, we’re working hard to adapt our services...

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COVID-19 vaccinations for people experiencing homelessness

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 20/07/2021

Seeking healthcare can be a daunting experience for people who are experiencing homelessness. When people feel isolated, excluded or judged, they're less likely to seek medical attention which puts them at greater risk of developing serious health conditions. That’s why we were delighted this week to welcome a team from...

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Your support makes all these services possible

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 14/07/2021

Despite the grey skies, it was a busy morning here at Hutt St Centre! Here’s just a snapshot of what’s been happening in our Wellbeing Centre today: We held our monthly Town Hall Meeting, giving people at risk of or experiencing homelessness the chance to find out about what’s happening...

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Happy NAIDOC Week 2021

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 06/07/2021

This week, we recognise and reflect on NAIDOC Week (4-11 July) and the theme of ‘Heal Country’, calling for stronger measures to recognise, protect, and maintain all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage. NAIDOC Week is about seeing, hearing and learning the true history of this...

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This simple but vital service is all thanks to you

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 01/07/2021

Where would you have your mail delivered if you had no fixed address? At any given time, there are around 200 people without a fixed address who list Hutt St Centre as their mailing address for letters and documents. For people experiencing homelessness, this simple but important service ensures they...

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Social Worker of the Year awards

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 21/06/2021

Congratulations to four fabulous members of our team here at Hutt St Centre who were recently shortlisted as finalists in the SA Social Worker of the Year Awards! Well done to… Linda – finalist for the Student of the Year award Taylah – finalist for the Rising Star award Gemma...

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Walk a Mile in My Boots Challenge is back for 2021

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 17/06/2021

We have some exciting news to share... Hutt St Centre's Walk A Mile in My Boots Challenge is back for 2021! But first, we want to say a huge thank you to the amazing people who helped us smash our fundraising and walking goal in 2020. Those funds made a...

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Congratulations to Ian Cox AM

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 15/06/2021

A huge congratulations to our dear friend and the former CEO of Hutt St Centre, Mr Ian Cox AM, who has just been appointed as a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. This is an outstanding acknowledgement of...

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More than a word. Reconciliation takes action.

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 26/05/2021

Today is National Sorry Day, when we remember and reflect on the history and continued impact of ‘The Stolen Generations’ – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who were forcibly removed from their families and communities. National Sorry Day is a time to acknowledge the strength of Stolen Generations Survivors...

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The Soup Kitchen is back at East End Cellars!

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 25/05/2021

The wintery weather is upon us and our friends at East End Cellars are back just in time with their Soup Kitchen – a warm and nourishing fundraiser in support of Hutt St Centre! Each Thursday for the next six weeks, a local chef will take over their kitchen to...

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Celebrating National Volunteer Week

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 20/05/2021

Happy National Volunteer Week! We’re celebrating our wonderful volunteers who give their all to support people at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Despite the challenges of the past year, our volunteers have remained patient, adaptable and dedicated. In fact, they devoted more than 6,500 hours in the past year –...

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Thanks for your support

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 17/05/2021

A sense of belonging – we hear time and again from the people who walk through our doors that it’s one of the most important things they discover here at Hutt St Centre. Community matters most when times are tough. That’s why we are so grateful for your kindness –...

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A Sense of Belonging, Because of You

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 21/04/2021

When the pandemic struck, people sleeping rough instantly faced the added burden of having nowhere to safely self-isolate. But thanks to your kindness, we could rapidly adapt our services to ensure people experiencing homelessness would not miss out on urgent support – right when they needed it most. Beyond take-away...

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British Deputy Consul-General visits Hutt St Centre

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 08/04/2021

Imagine being in a foreign country, in the middle of a global pandemic, with no passport, no place to sleep, and nowhere to turn. You’ve exhausted all your options, so you walk into Hutt St Centre and hope for the best. There, you find someone who hears your story, who...

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Sister Carole provides a warm welcome to Hutt St Centre

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 17/03/2021

These beautiful stained-glass windows in our entrance foyer represent a special piece of Hutt St Centre's history. The windows were designed by Sister Carole, a Daughter of Charity, Board Director, and the leader of our pastoral care program. Sister Carole was inspired by the avenue of gum trees leading to...

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Hutt St Centre celebrates 67 years of rebuilding lives

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 07/03/2021

On Sunday 7 March, Hutt St Centre celebrates 67 years of supporting people at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Our story began with three Sisters from the Daughters of Charity who arrived in Adelaide in 1954. Working in the local community, they found many people were suffering in isolation, sleeping...

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Doors opened to newly refurbished Hutt St Centre

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 01/03/2021

After much anticipation, we’re delighted to share that we have officially opened the doors to our newly refurbished Hutt St Centre! The refreshed facilities are designed to better meet the changing needs of people at risk of or experiencing homelessness in Adelaide. “Every client has a different journey and different...

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Brad stayed with friends and on couches - until he ran out of friends and couches

04/11/2020

28 years ago, when Brad* was only 12 years old, his parents asked him to leave home and not to return - he was no longer welcome. Brad stayed with friends and on couches – until he ran out of friends and couches. With nowhere else to go, he took...

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Gang Greens giving back to local Hutt Street community

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 04/11/2020

Every Friday morning a group of Hutt St Centre clients come together to give back to the community by popping on their 'Gang Greens' vests and doing various bits and pieces like sweeping and planting colourful flowers along Hutt Street. Wellbeing Centre Manager Jaimie says “It’s the favourite part of...

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Welcome to Hutt Street

25/09/2020

Welcome to Hutt Street Jin and By Blackbird Café! New kids on the block By Blackbird Café recently celebrated their opening by giving away coffees for a gold coin donation, with the money to be donated to the charity most nominated by their customers. It was Hutt St Centre! We’re...

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Empty Homes project

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 20/08/2020

Why are so many residential properties in Adelaide CBD empty?

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Meet the Case Workers of Hutt St Centre

11/08/2020

We visit the centre on a sunny Tuesday afternoon. A volunteer gardener directs us to the door of a small building. We’re surprised that such a humble structure can make such an impact. It was National Homelessness Week last week, and so CityMag stopped by the Hutt St Centre to...

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Walk a Mile in My Boots Challenge 2020

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 22/06/2020

Hutt St Centre is delighted to introduce the Walk a Mile Challenge for 2020. While we're not able to gather together as a large group for the Walk a Mile in My Boots event - we can still come together while apart. The challenge is to collectively walk more than...

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Hutt St Centre hits out at opponents after winning upgrade approval

28/04/2020

Hutt St Centre has hit out at “vile allegations” that it is the cause of criminal and anti-social behaviour in the area, after winning approval for a $2 million upgrade despite “a very small group of very vocal people” campaigning to block it. Hutt St Centre CEO Chris Burns told...

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