Our Projects At Home…

From the central location of Jesuit House in Chippendale, The Cardoner Project has been able to involve itself in a number of local volunteering opportunities. These seek to integrate into our lives habits of service and a commitment to those less fortunate. The Cardoner Project has formed relationships with Redfern Jarjum College, St Canice’s Kitchen in Elizabeth Bay and Gawad Kalinga Australia in Dubbo in order to serve. Jesuit Social Services share office space at Jesuit House and are working closely with us to develop synergies for to work for social inclusion of disadvantaged groups in our society.

Jarjum College Redfern 

As one of the  Cardoner Project’s local outreach initiatives a strong relationship has been forged with Jarjum College Redfern. Jarjum College is a Jesuit K-6 primary school for Indigenous boys and girls from the Redfern area. MORE>> 

Teresa House

As part of the projects service program boys in the house have been volunteering at Teresa House Homeless shelter, which provides emergency overnight accommodation. MORE>>

St Canice's Kitchen

The Cardoner project works closely with St Canice’s church, Elizabeth Bay, in a range of social ventures. St Canice’s has been operating in Elizabeth Bay since 1889 and has grown not only as a parish, but as an important part of the Kings Cross community. MORE>>

Ignatian Service Association

The Old Ignatians’ Union (OIU) Ignatian Service Association is a group facilitating community service by anyone associated with the school community. MORE>>

Gawad Kalinga

Gawad Kalinga (GK) is an anti-poverty organisation that works to build communities. Founded in the Philippines, its name means ‘to give care’ in Tagalog. In the Philippines this commitment takes the form of creating tangible communities. MORE>>

Jesuit Social Services

The Cardoner Project and Jesuit Social Services www.jss.org.au are committed to real collaboration on a range of great projects that will engage the young Old Boys and others in shaping a more just society. MORE>>


Jesuit House is the headquarters of The Cardoner Project at 202 Broadway, Chippendale. Purchased in mid 2013, the ground floor is a function and office space to be used for events.  MORE>>


Bellarmine House

Bellarmine House is the residential program of the Cardoner Project and is based on the top two floors of Jesuit House. The house acts as a transitional residence for recently graduated old boys. MORE>>