Manna House

"Manna House works for the benefit of the public in South Lakeland, providing advice, advocacy and a drop-in support centre for those who are homeless, vulnerably housed, lonely or needing help."


As part of strengthening Manna House for the future, and preparing for our big move to the first premises we can really call our own, we’re looking to recruit some new Trustees to the Manna House board over the summer. […]

There’s been lots of variety at our Wednesday morning Skills Café sessions in May. First off, we had a full day’s training on Food Hygiene, which lots of our kitchen volunteers and some of the Manna House staff took part […]

On Friday Manna House volunteers, Trustees and our Volunteer Coordinator enjoyed a very civilised afternoon at the RHS gardens at Holehird meeting members of the 5 other local voluntary organisations nominated for this year’s Queen’s Awards for Voluntary Service (https://www.gov.uk/queens-award-for-voluntary-service). […]

This week we enjoyed twice the fun at Skills Café with Denise’s trio making sweet classical music on a variety of wind instruments and Chef Carl from the Merewood making delicious German meatloaf. Our Food Hygiene course next week is […]

  • What’s on

    1. Skills Café: Trip to Space2Create

      May 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    2. Sew What?

      June 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    3. Manna Men’s Group

      June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Manna history

    Manna House began in 2003 at the Shakespeare Centre in Kendal. We moved to larger premises here at Castle Lodge in April 2010 and will be moving to the Stephenson Centre later in 2018.

  • Contact us

    Manna House
    Castle Lodge
    Aynam Road
    Kendal
    Cumbria
    LA9 7DE
    01539 725534.
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