We believe that people who are homeless and socially excluded have something to offer. We encourage people to use their skills to change themselves – and change the world!
The Emmaus community in Glasgow opened in 2006 and now operates a residential community of 27 former homeless men and women (“companions”) and a recycling/reuse business with two retail charity shops – Partick and Hamiltonhill in Glasgow.
Emmaus offers homeless people a place where they can feel safe and secure, where they can enjoy companionship and the support of a community.
Each person has his or her own comfortable room, whilst living and working in the community. Everyone is accepted for who they are now, not judged on what they might have been. There are no conditions as to length of stay: a person can stay for as long as they need.
Above all, Emmaus is a way out of the humiliation of homelessness; a way that offers hope, care and a future.
Emmaus Communities offer these people much more than just food or shelter. We provide a lasting solution that restores self- esteem and confidence.
On the second and fourth Sunday of every month Emmaus Glasgow is offering food, clothing and advice on the corner of Cadogan Street and Blythswood Street in the city centre from 7pm to 9pm, alongside volun...