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Welcome to the LifeHouse!

The LifeHouse is a resource, support centre and kitchen that serves hot food in Albert Road, Southsea.  We aim to target immediate needs and issues surrounding homelessness and addiction for those in need in Southsea and Portsmouth. Many in our city are facing desperate situations, but whatever the circumstances, our aim is to show that there is

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Song for the Homeless this Christmas

Latest tune out “World inside the Window” the LifeHouse song written and sung by team member John Bradley please buy, share, like …..pass on !!! ALL PROCEEDS TO THE LIFEHOUSE Digital Track – Streaming + Download Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Buy Digital Track

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Counselling at the LifeHouse

We are delighted to report that in partnership with Larcomes Legal Limited (see https://www.larcomes.co.uk/) we have been able a counselling service with Janice Ward. This started during October 2019 and six people so far have received or begun sessions. We are able to use our new lounge upstairs which has been refurbished thanks to substantial

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Who we are:

We are run by a not-for-profit charity run by a Manager, Trustees and a wonderful, enthusiastic team of volunteers. The LifeHouse is a practical resource and support centre for those in need living in Portsmouth and Southsea. We have experienced, like-minded, volunteers developing the LifeHouse in providing Sign-Posting Services to vulnerable men and women and target the issues

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Services – we currently provide

Basic Needs: Friendly Food Kitchen: every Thursday 7pm – 8:30pm for a nutritious, hot dinner. Wednesday morning Drop-in Centre 9am – midday offering breakfasts. Employment Services: Training Several of the folks that have used the Food Kitchen in the past now volunteer in the Kitchen where they gain valuable work experience.

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Volunteering and Donations

Opportunities to help Click to Donate – We are always looking for volunteers, we would love to extend our opening hours – please email our Manager with details of your experience. Our volunteers include a number of folks who are in recovery from addiction themselves. We are always in need of non-perishable food to cook (tins,

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Zurich Insurance Team Building Brunch Donation Day

Thank you so much for a wonderful Brunch supplied, cooked and served by the GREAT Team from Zurich Insurance. The Brunch went down really well! Bonus is enough left over for the next Wednesday breakfast. A big thank you Steve for helping me sort out clothes donations upstairs.

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Indiana Quiet Cats Music Night

Absolutely fantastic night from the Band – the Indiana Quiet Cats. Thank you so much for playing for us all at the LifeHouse. What more could you ask for? Good food, good music, good company!