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Now they will be able to help even more with a modern revamp of the facilities.
“Every client has a different journey and different needs on their pathway to homefulness,” said Hutt St CEO, Chris Burns.
“We’re responding with an inclusive space that not only delivers our essential services, but feels welcoming and safe for each person who walks through our doors.”
Features of the refurbishment include A private retreat where families can find comfort and safety and Medical treatment rooms for clients to connect with specialist health services.
There is also a creative hub encouraging clients to focus on their wellbeing and build confidence.
An all-weather courtyard for outdoor dining, group activities and social connection was also included in the updates.
The centre has also refreshed their essential amenities, including a bright and spacious dining area, modern bathrooms, secure lockers, and a fully-equipped laundry.
The refurbishment was officially opened by His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia, as Hutt St Centre’s new Patron. Archbishop Patrick O’Regan blessed the facilities and Major Sumner AM offered a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony.
They were also welcomed Mrs Lan Le, Premier Steven Marshall, Hon Michelle Lensink MLC, Leader of the Opposition Peter Malinauskas MP, Lord Mayor of Adelaide Sandy Verschoor, and a number of other distinguished guests.
The Hutt St centre wanted to pass on their thanks to their community who made this possible including the generous philanthropists and foundations who donated to the Refurbishment Appeal, our corporate and government partners, and
The aim is that these refurbishments will make their clients more comfortable and give them a real feeling of home.
“The correlation between hope and home is undeniable. And that’s why we have a collective responsibility to look after and walk alongside each other.”
The refurbishment marks a significant milestone for Hutt St Centre and a vital step towards our vision of an end to homelessness.