Read more about the people at Emmaus Colchester.
I feel like part of the community and feel like I’m adding value when I’m here."
I woke up paralysed from the waist down"
I work with a great team and I tend to think of myself as the neutral one in the middle of the business and community – making sure that everything runs smoothly.
I have been homeless three times since the age of 18 due to depression and drug use."
It’s the first job that I’ve had that I really enjoy waking up for"
What I love most about Emmaus is its heart
I’m surrounded by such a supportive team at Emmaus Colchester
Emmaus has helped me big style
Companions are at the heart of everything that we do
Part of what Emmaus is about is solidarity and we want to reach out and encourage the community to come in and enjoy our books.
Emmaus has given me a sense of purpose and I’m very grateful for the help I’ve had.
If it wasn’t for the support of the staff and the companions, I wouldn’t be here today