"The most positive thing about working at Emmaus is that I get to see first-hand where my hard work is going."
"Hand on heart, the work aspect though was most important to me – something to get me teeth into each day."
"I’m making new friends and everyone in the house is brilliant. I love it – to be fair it’s like a big family."
"Emmaus is there for everybody. It’s not just a bed for the night, it’s there for however long you need it."
"If I had my way, there’d be an Emmaus in every town in the country. It’s invaluable."
"I caught the Emmaus bug immediately, and to be part of an international movement with all of that history and variety is just like magic to me – it’s brilliant."
"Every day is different, and every day brings me a diamond, something that will make me smile."
"When I was homeless I couldn’t always see as far as the next day, let alone years and years, but now I can."