Story Archive

  • + Patty
    Patty has been part of the Micah Projects story since the very beginning. Twenty years ago, at the time Micah Projects was being formed Patty was living on the streets, sleeping in a tent in the grounds of St Mary’s Church in South Brisbane.
  • + John
    To meet John today you would not believe that less than two years ago he was experiencing a major depressive episode.
  • + Ian
    “A lot of park people keep things to themselves and will drink themselves to death if no one shows they care.”
  • + Jessica
    “I’ve got bipolar and get depressed without a cat. Charlotte loves it here. She’s still in a kitten stage and runs around the flat. The room is excellent and you get the city lights.”
  • + Bryan
    Bryan shared his story for Creating Homes: Lives Changing - a 2013 Micah Projects publication.
  • + Ruby
    Ruby features on the cover of Creating Homes: Lives Changing - a 2013 Micah Projects publication showcasing the supportive housing model that allows people to have secure tenure and access to services.
  • + Heather
    “Choir has been bloody great. I don’t think I’m any good at bugger all, but I’ve had so many people say to me I’m so darn great with my singing.”
  • + Manny
    When Manny, a qualified occupational therapist offered to volunteer at Micah Projects as a way to reconnect with her profession after a 15 year break, cataloguing DVD’s was not what she was expecting.
  • + Cristine
    “I’ve had a hard life, and now I’m fixing it. With all the damage it’s going to take a bit more time. I’m still scarred, but I’m working on it.”
  • + Deejay
    Deejay, like many Australians, was not especially keen on going to the dentist.