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ilates for Portsmouth

Pilates for Portsmouth

Pilates for Portsmouth SSJ’s Community Day Rehab Service in Portsmouth, for vulnerable adults with substance or alcohol problems, recently offered ‘one off’ “Pilates for Portsmouth” sessions. They were so popular with our clients that we ran a small appeal to fund a 12-week course. These further sessions had such a great impact on the people […]

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Spinnaker Tower Abseil

Are you willing to take on the Spinnaker Abseil Challenge for SSJ? Charity Abseil Challenge For the first time SSJ are holding a Charity Abseil Challenge!  We have spaces available for brave participants looking to take on a physical challenge for a local charity. SSJ supports around 4,500 people in Hampshire who are vulnerable to homelessness. […]

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SSJ’s New Chair, David, Visits our new Portsmouth Winter Beds Project

Portsmouth Winter Beds Scheme Late last year SSJ won the tender to run homelessness services in Portsmouth, including a  homelessness Day Centre.  As part of this new contract we are currently running a Winter Beds Scheme, which enables us to provide an extra 40 bedspaces during the coldest months of the year.  The accommodation is […]

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Sleep Out 2016 – Thank You!

As part of the End Youth Homelessness partnership, throughout the month of November, eleven charities working with homeless young people held Sleep Out events across the country.  From Aberdeen to Cornwall, thousands of people chose to Sleep Out in November to raise awareness for the 83,000 young people in the UK with no safe space to sleep, every night. […]

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Sammy’s Story – Day Rehab – A Step in the Right Direction

Here at SSJ we support people facing homelessness in a variety of ways.  Many of the people we work with are battling alcohol and/or drug addiction and we work tirelessly through various schemes and projects in Hampshire, to support people with addiction to turn their lives around. One of our ex-volunteers Sammy would like to share, […]

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Christmas Shoebox Appeal 2016 A small shoebox could have a huge impact on someone facing homelessness this holiday season. In addition to our Christmas ‘Give a Dinner appeal‘ this year, and in response to our successful appeal last year, which you can read about here, we are asking people to prepare a shoebox of gifts for someone […]

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How Re-fit helped turn my life around – Rochelle’s Story

Re-fit is a sports, fitness and education service for people in Portsmouth who are vulnerable due to addiction, homelessness, or mental health problems. The programme is free to everyone supported by the recovery services in Portsmouth (Society of St James, Push and Portsmouth CC Recovery HUB). Re-fit provides daily leisure activities, such as badminton, football and […]

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