“I can’t remember the last time I bought something new, there’s always a great choice of clothing at Emmaus.”
"I have learnt to relax, as whilst living on the streets, I always had my guard up. My behaviour has changed too. Before I used to react instantly but now, I am more relaxed."
"I am delighted to be involved with Emmaus Hertfordshire after discovering the all-encompassing nature of its work to help people overcome homelessness."
"Being sober for a long time brought the kind of peace that I needed, and that peace has only grown since being at Emmaus."
"Emmaus saved my life; if I hadn't done my detox and come to Emmaus I would probably have ended up dying on the streets"
"To get the most out of what Emmaus offers, you need to want to help yourself and be willing to participate and get involved."
"For the first time, I’ve got the ability to be able to take stock, slow down and make the most of the opportunities that Emmaus offers."
It’s about investing, but not about investing money. It’s about investing time and energy into creating an environment in which our companions can thrive.