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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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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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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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Street Crew and our mission to know every person sleeping rough

12/04/2017

On Saturday 25 February we joined forces with the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion, City of Adelaide, Baptist Care SA, HYPA and Uniting Communities to launch Street Crew - an outreach service to better support people sleeping rough in Adelaide. Late last year when we collectively learnt that 75%...

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CEO News - March

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 10/04/2017

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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Sister Carole lands at Hutt St Centre

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 02/12/2016

Although I have been a Daughter of Charity for nearly 46 years I have never been placed in South Australia. I am learning my way around this beautiful city and experiencing the generosity of some amazing people who give their time and donations to Hutt St Centre. I come from...

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Winter Appeal 2016

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 01/09/2016

  This year we held our very first Winter Appeal. In a particularly cold and wet winter our clients, especially those sleeping rough, found it very hard this year. We extended our hours to ensure people had a safe, warm and dry place during the day, and we also worked alongside...

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Meet a Volunteer

Posted by Hutt St Centre

on 01/09/2016

  How did you become involved as a volunteer at Hutt St Centre? I first heard of Hutt St Centre in year 11 by my school teachers. It was for my Community Studies. I've been volunteering since 2014, just over two years now. Since I was young I had always wanted...

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