Emmaus Colchester supports people to work their way out of homelessness.
Emmaus Colchester provides a home and meaningful work in a social enterprise for as long as someone needs it.
You can make a difference, by donating, getting involved or visiting one of our shops.
Read more about the people at Emmaus Colchester and their journeys. Whether it's companions, volunteers, staff or trustees, everyone has a story to tell.
What I love most about Emmaus is its heart
Companions are at the heart of everything that we do
Emmaus has given me a sense of purpose and I’m very grateful for the help I’ve had
I think of myself as the neutral one in the middle of the business and community
Emmaus is about solidarity and we want to encourage the community to come in and enjoy our books
I feel like part of the community and feel like I’m adding value when I’m here
I have been homeless three times since the age of 18
We’re all about getting people back on their feet, building up their self-esteem, and getting them back into work
I’m surrounded by such a supportive team at Emmaus Colchester
Emmaus has allowed me to build up my confidence and address my debts
Right from the start, I thought ‘this is for me’
Working at Emmaus is a dream come true - I am in vintage heaven!
There is hope for all of us... with the right help
Emmaus doesn't just give people somewhere to stay, it motivates them