Each person living at Emmaus Dover has an individual bedroom with all meals provided in a communal dining room and normal living expenses covered. There is no time limit on how long someone can stay at Emmaus, giving people the space to rebuild their life one step at a time. Being homeless is about more than just losing the roof over your head. Those who have experienced homelessness often also lose their confidence, leading them to feel lonely and worthless.
Everyone who lives at Emmaus Dover is expected to contribute to its upkeep, doing their bit to help run the business and keep the community going. This has a huge impact on restoring companions’ self esteem, proving that their actions can make a big difference to their own life, and the lives of others.