Takeaways – adapting to the crisis!

We have been adapting to the current health crisis by not opening to the public at all but instead serving hot takeaways and supplies over the doorstep to our property! Today we did an impromptu lunch and served a take-away bag with hot meat dish, hot sausage roll, hot baked beans, cold meat dish for

Thanks so much to Watkins & Faux

Thanks so much to Watkins & Faux, Southsea Tennis Club for their large, generous donations today (see www.watkinsandfaux.co.uk)! Pete and Mike collected a large pile of veg, eggs, sauces, milk, etc from their Manager, Tilly, at Southsea Tennis Club on Clarence Esplanade as they closed for the time being. We wish them all the very

What we do

Services – we currently provide during the health crisis: Friendly Food Kitchen:  Every Thursday 6pm – 8pm for a nutritious, hot dinner takeaway usually with tasty pudding – plus food parcel if there are donations available. Wednesday mornings 9am – 11.00am offering breakfasts/hot brunch takeaways – again with food bag if stock available! We also offer:

Selfless Generosity

We are so grateful to Leanne and the Team at the Tenth Hole for their massive donations today (see https://www.thetenthhole.co.uk/)! We are so sad to hear that their famous and wonderful establishment has had to close for the time being today because of current events but they have thought of others in need and donated

Song for the Homeless

“World inside the Window” is at: https://pompeyjazz.bandcamp.com/track/world-inside-the-window-2 Digital Track – Streaming + Download Our latest tune out “World inside the Window” is the LifeHouse song written, played and sung by team member John Bradley – do buy, share, like …..pass it on !!! ALL PROCEEDS TO THE LIFEHOUSE Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp

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

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

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,

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.

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!