“If you have had accommodation for a long time, you may not appreciate it. But if you had a period, even one month, where you’re not sure where you’re going to spend your night – that can be traumatising. Now all that is behind me, I have great peace of mind. Without the help and support of Peter McVerry Trust, I’d definitely be languishing in homelessness, there’s no doubt about that.
In November, with the support of Peter McVerry Trust, Patrick moved into his own home in Wicklow after being homeless for six months.