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

Novas understood what it meant to us and our children's mental and emotional well being to stay rooted in a place.

- Laura and Garry’s Story – Novas West Cork

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