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 men experiencing homelessness 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

In Memoriam | A Homeless Memorial

In Memoriam | A Homeless Memorial

They were the faceless names of those who many of us did not personally know; yet we gather to honor their memory and give voice to the societal issue of homelessness.  We gathered on Jan. 25 to remember them and their absence from us. In many cases, this service will...

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Love INC – Redemptive Compassion study groups

Love In the Name of Christ (INC) can only serve others through the time, skills, and gifts of our volunteers. There are multiple ways that you can help others by volunteering with Love INC. Join a ministry team of Love INC, and be a part of an organized...

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The Portico Cafe Has Closed

The Portico Cafe Has Closed

Last Friday, July 10, we temporarily closed the doors of The Portico Cafe. Our hope when we reopened was that business would return to normal, but that is just not happening right now. With the number of COVID-19 cases increasing and a large number of downtown...

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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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