St. Patrick’s Community Support Centre

About Us

 

St Patrick’s provides a range of integrated community services to assist vulnerable and disadvantaged persons towards self-sufficiency and the best quality of life.

 

Our primary target group are those that are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless with specialist services for youth, families, women, single men, those with mental health and substance misuse issues, and rough sleepers. We provide a range of high quality support services including housing, health, welfare and emergency relief, social and educational activities, training, meals and shower facilities.  

 

St Patrick’s operates from three sites including a day centre based at Queen Victoria Street.  St Patrick’s, employs 25 equivalent full time employees (FTE)  (34 staff) and  between 100 and 150 volunteers.  Funding comes from a range of sources including the fundraising activities, donations and government.

 

The diversity of projects managed directly or in partnership by the organisation include:

  • Crisis and transitional accommodation for men, women, youth and families
  • Specialist services for young people (including families)
  • Welfare and Emergency relief services (including specialized services for families)
  • Social, legal and financial counselling services
  • Medical and allied health services
  • Mental health housing support
  • Specialized outreach service for homeless substance misusers 

 

Vision: To build a community where all people can live secure and independent lives

 

Mission: To actively engage with disadvantaged and vulnerable people – providing sustenance, accommodation and support services that enable and empower them to live independent lives and reach their potential.

 

For a more in-depth look at St. Pat’s, you can download our Annual Report.  

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