We first met *Dave on the streets last summer, where he was at a very low point in his life. Dave looked up & there were two women who seemed to him to have come out of nowhere. Our staff connected with him and gave him information about the support available for him.
A week after this encounter, Dave came into the Paisley cafe for his first one-to-one meeting. Even though he was apprehensive at first and didn’t know what to expect, Dave kept on engaging with us. He’s attended our services, on a weekly basis for the most part, since July 2021 – close to 18 months.
Dave says himself he never kept commitments in the past but he has stuck with us at Street Connect, attending both recovery groups in Paisley since they started and engaging in one-to-one support with one of our volunteers.
He now has a positive outlook for his future, and sees meaning & purpose in his life.
When asked about how Street Connect has helped him on his journey, he says “It has given me a completely new direction”.
Please pray that he continues to stay connected with us as we support him on his journey of recovery.
*Participant’s name has been changed for confidentiality