Thank you to all our clients, volunteers and staff who have kindly shared their stories and experiences with us.

I believe the staff in McGarry House saw in us, things we couldn’t see in ourselves. They believed we were ‘more than just addicts’.

- Ger’s Story

I have made friends here and I now have more contact with my family. I am happy

- Sean’s Story

I could not stop smiling for about three weeks. I absolutely love the house.

- Ciara’s Story

Having a place of my own where I can hang up my photographs and cook my own meals and be myself feels really good

- Mark’s Story

Since having my own place, I have achieved one of my main goals...I got a job.

- Veronica’s Story

For me, the part I most enjoyed was the peace and quiet and being able to choose what I wanted to do.

- A holiday in Co. Kerry

I've gone from being homeless to having a home, money in my pocket and lots of friends.

- Ollie’s Story

Doing my Master's helped me strive for social justice with new vigour.

- Ronan’s Story

My Name is Luke and I’m writing to tell you how the service that is Novas changed my life.

- Luke’s Story

My name is Margaret and I have been a resident of Haarlem Court Apartments in Firhouse since last November...

- Margaret’s Story

I wrote a story in May, about my life since I was a child and the ups and downs I have had.

- Richard’s Story

Rose & I decided to get involved with the ‘Soup Run’ having watched the television programme ‘Secret Millionaire’ with Richard Mulcahy.

- Novas’ Street Outreach

Brother Russell is my home now, the only home I’ve had since I was 4 years old.

- Frank’s Story

There is light and hope at the end of the tunnel. Novas' Respite House helped me to relax and meditate.

- Novas Respite

Novas supported me with my housing, my addiction and rebuilding my relationship with my children.

- Intensive Family Support Story

I started doing some voluntary work in Bridgeland House… it kept me busy and sober...

- Bridgeland House

56 Mitchel Street was not just a place to sleep. It was much more than that…a home away from home.

- 56 Mitchel St, Thurles Story