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10 months ago

Lighthouse Hostel

Today is #homelessawarenessday2020.
At FareShare Northern Ireland we support 19+ hostels and drop in centres across Northern Ireland with nutritious surplus food.
Here we are making a delivery to Lighthouse Hostel. Thanks for all you do to support those who face homelessness. 🙏 🍏🍲

Council for the Homeless NI - CHNI
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Keep up the good work

11 months ago

Lighthouse Hostel

ATTENTION PUBLIC NOTICE
It has come to our attention that several people have been attempting to defraud the general public by stating that they are collecting money for the Lighthouse hostel by either a donation of cash or by a monthly direct debit. Please note the Lighthouse hostel has not and is currently not canvassing door to door for donations nor do we plan to in the near future. Should this change any collectors representing the Lighthouse officially will have id as per charity law. If you are contacted by these individuals or have already set up a direct debit please contact the police immediately. Please share this post so that the most vulnerable in our community are not taken advantage off by these fraudsters.
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2 years ago

Lighthouse Hostel

Pancake Day!! 🥞🤤 ... See MoreSee Less

Pancake Day!! 🥞🤤Image attachment

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Where's mine who done them they look nice 👌

2 years ago

Lighthouse Hostel

Do you have an old flat screen TV laying around that you no longer use? If so please get in touch as we are in need of a few for the residents bedrooms. ... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago

Lighthouse Hostel

Today we found the Elf getting stuck into a hamper!!

The Lighthouse Hostel received a donation of food hampers from the Rotary Club this morning. These food hampers are given to the ex residents who have been housed in the local area.

The hampers are full of both necessities and some extra treats for over the Christmas period🍗🍪

The Lighthouse always make sure to keep in touch with the residents when they move on and provide advice and support to them when ever they need it - their doors are always open to them!👫
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Isn't it good when lots of people come together to support those who need help. Sometimes the problem can seem too big for us to make a difference but team effort gets the job done.

2 years ago

Lighthouse Hostel

Today we found the Elf sorting through donations from the Shoebox appeal! (He really has to have his nose in everything🤦‍♀️)

Lighthouse Hostel receive a generous donation from a shoe box appeal, these shoe boxes contain toiletries, hats, gloves and some even contain sweets.
The shoe boxes are given to the residents at Christmas and sometimes can be the ONLY presents the residents receive.
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2 years ago

Lighthouse Hostel

A huge thank you to everyone who has donated so far! £535 in one week!The Elf visited one of our sites at College Green, Bangor..

The Elf is taking a well earned breather after offloading the tiles for the roof of the new apartments at the Old School House😋

UPDATE❗️

So far we have raised £535 on the GoFundMe in only 1 WEEK! This is NOT including our raffle or our buckets around the sites😳

PCD Contracts Ltd would like to thank everyone who has donated, the support has been incredible!

We really appreciate everyones kindness🥰
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A huge thank you to everyone who has donated so far! £535 in one week!

2 years ago

Lighthouse Hostel

Elf sitting in on a support meeting with one of the residents
at the Lighthouse Hostel again!🙂

We'll make a support worker out of him yet!

When the residents are booked in they are allocated a support worker. A support worker's role is to provide emotional and practical support to the residents with a focus on helping them to get rehoused.🤝

As part of the support process staff will help the residents identify and address any issues they have in relation to their health - both physical and mental, claiming benefits, accessing social or specialised housing, life skills ( cooking, budgeting, cleaning) , training, employment & job searches.👫👬

Support to help them get back on their feet..

This week is Homeless Awareness Week (HAW) in Northern Ireland
HAW aims to…
✅Increase public awareness about the nature of homelessness;
✅Challenge stereotypes surrounding homelessness;
✅Highlight the work of the homelessness sector;
✅Build links between service users, services, and the public.

Do Something HAW some!
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Gavin, absolute gentleman. Thanks for everything you guys done for me 🙏❤️

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