M’s Story of Transformation 

M’s Story of Transformation 

Prior to meeting with Street Connect I was homeless and had been staying with friends in Greenock, before a change in the situation meant I could no longer stay with them. Without going into details, I found myself homeless in Dunoon. It was here my life started to...
J’s encounter with hope

J’s encounter with hope

Our projects worker Brian shares an update on how he is getting on working with people at Wishaw.  “It is disheartening when individuals are quick to label others as lost causes, devoid of hope. Yet, it becomes truly heartbreaking when individuals view...
Tracking Progress: J’s Journey to Recovery with Street Connect

Tracking Progress: J’s Journey to Recovery with Street Connect

Our Deputy Operations Manager, David, recently caught up with J, a participant who began engaging with Street Connect in December 2020. When J first joined our program, he was grappling with addiction to cannabis and street valium, as well as a toxic relationship....
Jason’s Story

Jason’s Story

Before I came to Street Connect, my life wasn’t manageable or bearable. Drugs were the main focus in my life and I had no hope of being free.  Now, I have found peace in recovery and I have hope for my future. I’m starting to learn a lot more about myself. I...
WOMEN ENCOUNTERING HOPE: AN UPDATE FROM RUTH

WOMEN ENCOUNTERING HOPE: AN UPDATE FROM RUTH

The ladies that I have connected with, who are engaging with one to one support are very much at the start of their recovery journeys.  However, as I reflect there is much to give thanks for.  I am currently supporting two ladies that I actually knew before coming to...
MARGARET’S STORY

MARGARET’S STORY

Before Street Connect my life was chaotic and I was very low.  Even though I am not 100% now, my life is looking better than it was after accessing support and I am so glad I have people around me.  I now have hope for the future. My long term goals include going to...
JORDAN’S STORY

JORDAN’S STORY

I came into Wishaw Recovery Hub broken and caught up in cocaine addiction at the age of 24. Life was a real mess and could not see no way out. Last thing I remember was walking through a graveyard and being on the phone with Lee from Street Connect who supported me...
CHRISTOPHER’S STORY

CHRISTOPHER’S STORY

Before coming to Street Connect, I didn’t have any direction in my life. Not knowing where I wanted to be in say a month or so. I was homeless for 4 years, going in and out of shelters surrounded by people who were in addiction and temptation. I felt like I used to be...
AMY’S STORY

AMY’S STORY

Before coming to Street Connect, life was manic and all over the place for me. I was diagnosed with ADHD, drinking and my dad who was my best friend passed away in 2021.  I was finding it difficult to cope with things. Relationships were a struggle for me due to...