NEW: Lighthouse Women’s Project
“RESTORING A PROFOUND SENSE OF WORTH TO EVERYONE OF OUR RESIDENTS”
Duke of York Community Award
Romania Mission Trip
A First Time
Somewhere to live…
We are a Christian residential community, providing both short-term and long-term accommodation, care and support within a safe, secure and structured environment.
Something to do…
Through a dedicated team we assess potential resident’s situation and allocate case workers to signpost clients to services that will meet their personal and housing needs.
Something to look forward to…
We offer training for residents who want new skills and opportunities. We may even be able offer employment through our Social Enterprises.
Something to live for…
We provide, manage and find long-term housing for our residents in conjunction with other housing providers, such as Green Pastures.
Chaz, now 32 has not had an easy life, when he was only one his mum feared for her son’s safety and left his father, leaving her to be the sole provider for the family’s needs. In a desperate attempt to make ends mee
“My name is John [name has been changed to protect identity] and I am now 25 years old. When I was 16 I moved to Rotherham, where I lived on the streets. This is when I became dependent on drink and drugs and I continu
Step by Step
“I had to get involved in lots of petty crime to feed my drug habit. I was living on the streets for quite a few years and spent time sofa surfing and hanging around with other drug users. One of my friends told me abo
A New Beginning
"I was brought up in Worksop on a council estate. I had a family of six brothers and three sisters. We had a lot of continued violence in the house which eventually led to a split with the family and I ended up in a Chil
The Strength of Friendship
“I didn't have a bad upbringing – in fact I was quite blessed compared to many. However, I was quite a spoilt child, always trying to get my own way and that mentality didn't serve me well in school. Popularity s
Romania Mission Trip
In 2012 a group of Lighthouse Residents, Staff and Volunteers spent time working for a local church in Poiana, Romania. During this time they were involved in numerous jobs, fitting lighting, repairing ceilings, replacin
With Just One Decision
After years of addiction, times of mental unrest and multiple cries for help Anthony found himself at a crossroads, there was only one way out, or so he thought.... Sto
Richard Gray’s life was dominated by his addiction to heroin for the last 20 years. After years of being in and out of prison for stealing to feed his habit, in 2010 Richard' s life took a very different path. Today, R
"I started volunteering at the Lighthouse two and a half years ago, and it has changed my life for the better! I originally thought that many homeless people were arrogant and lazy, however, as I got to know the resident