My name’s Matty, I’m 31 years old and I was born in York.
Education & learning
I dropped out of school. I had a child when I was 16 years old and left school with no qualifications but I’m now a qualified scaffolder.
Something you are passionate about
I’m passionate about my work and seeing my daughter.
My daughter being born.
Getting off drugs.
My happiest memory is being a child, watching the snow at christmas time.
The hardest part about being homeless
I think its knowing that you don’t have your own personal space.
What have you learned from your experience of homelessness?
I have learned from my mistakes.
One message about homelessness
Never judge a book by its cover.
What are your aspirations for the future?
Seeing my little girl again.