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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.

Family Friday

Fun time to get to know other people from the LP over games and snacks. Pop Up store open too.

Youth Explore

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.

Community Dinner

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.

Holiday Club

Exciting seasonal break-away sessions for kids and /or teenagers.

Better Together

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

Portuguese classes for adults. Levels A1 and A2.

Homework Club

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 Saturday

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.

Career Services

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.

Employability Workshops

Monthly workshops, given by specialists, on employment topics such as job interviews, job search, self-employment, how to start a business, etc.

Entrepreneurship Support

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 aim is to help you better understand and navigate all kinds of integration-related processes.

In-Person Support

Support from Portuguese language volunteers,

in person at the LP and at official appointments.


Regular information sessions on integration at "Family Friday Plus" workshops.


Information platform that summarises the main administrative processes.


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.

 Pop–Up Store

A big display of free options of clothing for all ages, household items, furniture and toys.

There's only one way TO make the difference: Together!

Join us as we build a community that integrates and empowers migrants and refugees.

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