Downtown Tampa’s Easy Meeting Space and Neighborhood Cafe

Impacting Homelessness Together
1001 N. Florida Ave. Tampa, FL 33602

PH: 813.222.2233

Downtown Tampa’s Easy Meeting Space and Neighborhood Cafe

Impacting Homelessness Together
1001 N. Florida Ave. Tampa, FL 33602
PH: 813.222.2233

Event Space

Imagine a meeting and event space where every time you book an event, you impact the community in a positive way. Spaces for 4-400 people are available.

The Portico Cafe

We are a neighborhood cafe, and serve many roles in our community.
Our Wi-Fi is crazy fast and we have plugs everywhere. We have tables for 2-4 people, a meeting table for 8, comfy chairs and a sofa.

Homeless Initiatives

Our mission at The Portico is to place homeless men in stable housing and start them on a ladder to permanent employment.

A Cafe

“with a mission,” where every purchase supports our homeless initiatives

Homeless Initiatives

that raise awareness and put tangible efforts into motion

Art

that gives voice to important societal issues

Silent Meditation

practices that create stillness in a busy world

Gatherings

Joy of Christmas Porch Party

Christmas time is here. Let's celebrate with a porch party! Join us for one last porch party of the year. This is a time to celebrate life, love and the joy of the Christmas season. The main dish for this month will be a lovely lasagna, made with love. Other suggested...

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Free Art Therapy Class

This class is open to adults, and especially catered to the homeless, who are interested in art-making classes. Students from the University of Tampa provide guidance and educational tips on creative art making. There is no experience required for this class. All...

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Yoga Tuesdays

Join us for a gentle yoga class in our beautiful brand new Community Hall, 6:15 p.m. every Tuesday. All adults and children are welcome.

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Arts

The Portico gives voice to important societal issues such as homelessness. Come and see the signature Homeless Jesus sculpture, For The Love of THIS City mural and art installations in the cafe.

Faith

Sunday Worship Service Come as you are to experience a casual, intimate and welcoming worship service including elements such as music, Scripture, a message, silence, discussion and Communion. Weekly Meditation & Silence Experience connection with God and community through the practice of silence. The gathering occurs in a serene setting, surrounded with beautiful stained glass and candles.

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