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Ash Channel Swim

Ashley swims the English Channel!

An Epic Challenge Regarded as one of the world’s greatest open swimming challenges, more people have climbed Everest’s peak than those who have successfully completed a solo swim across the English Channel. Two years ago, staff member Ashley Christopher decided he wanted to undertake this huge personal challenge and recently succeeded in achieving his dream; […]

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Cafe in the Park - Portsmouth

Cafe In The Park – Portsmouth

We are very excited to announce that SSJ’s latest venture in Portsmouth ‘Café in the Park’ is now open! The aim of the café is to provide employment and training opportunities to local people with histories of homelessness and substance misuse. SSJ currently provide the majority of substance misuse services in Portsmouth, both through treatment […]

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spinnaker tower abseil

Why Abseil the Spinnaker Tower for SSJ?

The Challenge Next week eleven brave participants are undertaking a gigantic challenge for SSJ and will be abseiling the 100ft distance down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth.  Whilst they will be able to enjoy unrivalled views of the city of Portsmouth and the Solent and breathtaking views of Portsmouth Harbour as they descend this iconic building, this is […]

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run for charity

Run With Team SSJ – Charity Places Available!

Run and make a difference to vulnerable people in Hampshire! Running events are a great way to raise money to help support our work. Every step you take; in training and on race day, helps us to support local people to take their first steps to leave the cycle of homelessness behind.   There are […]

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Day Rehab success

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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business charity support help

Can YOUR Business Help Local Homeless People?

Can your business help SSJ? Over the next few months, and on into 2017, we have a number of special events in our calendar and we are looking for local businesses and organisations to help support us.  Even a small donation can make a really big difference to the people we support. The SSJ Fundraising […]

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End Youth Homelessness Sleep Out

Sleep Out with SSJ and make a real difference to young, homeless people in Hampshire

Returning to St Mary’s Church Grounds for it’s second year, we are very excited to announce the Society of St James “End Youth Homelessness” Sleep Out 2016 will be held on FRIDAY 11TH NOVEMBER 2016, in SOUTHAMPTON REGISTER NOW FOR YOUR PLACE TO JOIN US ON THIS CHALLENGE HERE!   The registration fee will be £5 […]

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