So many people have a great story to tell about how Emmaus has touched their lives. Whether they’re companions, staff, trustees or volunteers, these stories show the impact Emmaus can have.
Emmaus gave me the chance to sort my head out."
Emmaus helped me until I was ready to take steps towards living on my own."
Emmaus has helped me gain self-confidence."
At Emmaus, for the first time in my life, I am completely me."
Emmaus trusted me when no one else did."
I think when you have lived like I have, you get a great need to give something back."
At Emmaus I was free and safe for the first time."
I didn’t want my problems to be my children’s problems, I felt they were better off without me."
I felt ashamed being homeless in the place where I had been brought up."
I signed a petition against Emmaus, not knowing that one day I'd end up there."
If you are out of work and living on your own, it can be difficult to break out of a cycle."
I get too involved with work and when I work too much, I drink too much."