Making the difference, one life at a time.
The Lisbon Project works to put in place high-impact, cost-effective programs that support migrants and refugees. And in all of our work, we focus on community.
At the Lisbon Project we love to celebrate cultures, share food, go on outings and have fun together!
Our Community Life Department is filled with exciting opportunities to build friendships and learn from one another.
Fun time to get to know other people from the LP over games and snacks. Pop Up store open too.
Fun regular gatherings for teenagers between 13 and 18 years old. A great time to get to know other teenagers and learn about new things in Portugal.
Small groups bases on language or cultural similarities that can share experience and knowledge about adjusting to Portugal living.
Free dinner with people from LP and Riverside Lisbon communities. Multiple learning experience before and after offered.
Evenings at the LP
Cultural evening with food, music and cultural presentations.
Exciting seasonal break-away sessions for kids and /or teenagers.
Ladies only group meet to get to know new each other over an interactive class or meal.
Lisbon & Beyond
Visit local site in and around Lisbon with other members of the Lisbon Project.
Learning the language is one of the most important steps to integrating successfully into your Portuguese life.
In our Education programme, we aim to provide you with multiple opportunities for learning Portuguese and/or English through group and one to one lessons. We also aim to support children in the Lisbon Project community getting the most they can from mainstream schooling.
Portuguese classes for adults. Levels A1 and A2.
Tutoring sessions with school aged kids to help them with their homework and help them with other aspects of integration in the Portuguese school system.
Brincar com Palavras
Informal language classes for kids aged between 6 years old and 16 years old.
Portuguese Speaking Club
Informal Portuguese classes focusing on speaking. Levels A1, A2 and B1.
Computer literacy classes (how to access the internet, emails, how to use certain services like Google slides, etc.)
English Speaking Club
Informal English classes focusing on speaking. Levels A1, A2 and B1.
Creative activities for kids aged between 6 and 16 years old.
Finding a job is essential to establishing financial security and integrating into the local community.
We want you to present your skills and experience clearly so that employers in Portugal will quickly see the value you add. We are here to enhance your chances of being hired by sharing opportunities we become aware of and offering services of CV editing and employment courses.
Skills Development Sessions
Meet with a volunteer for an individual session to improve skills that can help your search for a job (i.e., writing a CV, how to write a cover letter, search for jobs online, use LinkedIn platform, prepare for job interviews, etc.). If you need a CV, after the session we will also prepare one for you.
The employment team, together with partners, promotes some external opportunities like professional courses/training or job applications, targeted to people who match the skills and requirements.
Monthly workshops, given by specialists, on employment topics such as job interviews, job search, self-employment, how to start a business, etc.
Support community members´ businesses with advertisement and promotion tools, offer guidance and training (to be announced).
Upon entering a new country, legal status is at the top of the priority list.
Our goal is to provide legal and administrative support to CMs navigating their legal rights and bureaucratic processes.
Thirty-minute meetings with pro bono lawyers where you can clarify any legal questions.
Legal/ Administrative Factsheets
Factsheets on specific legal and administrative questions written as an FAQ with the purpose of supporting Community Members solving certain issues on their own.
Bridge Team Clinic
Meetings with Bridge Team volunteers where you can receive support in accessing Portuguese administrative requests related to NIF, SEF, driving, health, finance, etc.
Spreading awareness on specific issues and challenges experienced by our CM
In our Benevolence Program, we try to search for quality donations to meet the material needs of our community.
We help with accessing affordable or free items such as clothes, furniture, home appliances and toys.
A big display of free options of clothing for all ages, household items, furniture and toys.
Baby Supplies Distribution
Baby supplies kit to support you with baby item like diapers and wipes based on needs assessment