New state funding for mental health

New state funding for mental health

The Victorian Government has announced that it will provide $220,000 in new funding and support for Victorians with a mental illness who are linked into the Sacred Heart Mission's Rooming House Plus Program.

Minister for Mental Health Mary Wooldridge made the announcement, saying, "This new money will enable greater co-ordination of services for residents at Sacred Heart Mission’s Rooming House Plus Program such as linking in mental health, drug and alcohol and other welfare services combined with stable accommodation to meet the wide range of needs,”

“This is an important accommodation option in the inner south of Melbourne and provides accommodation and support to 67 of our most vulnerable Victorians with a mental illness.”

Read the Minister's media release here