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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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Who we are:

We are run by a not for profit charity run by a Manager, Trustees and a wonderful, enthusiastic team of volunteers. We hope we are working to help make Southsea an even more pleasant, safe place to live. The LifeHouse is a practical resource and support centre for those in need living in Portsmouth and Southsea. We have experienced,

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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!