PUBLISHED: 19:00 23 August 2012 | UPDATED: 11:58 29 August 2012
VOLUNTEERS are wanted to help offenders through the Chaplaincy About Town (ChAT) movement.
The team is looking for volunteers to sign up to become listeners who help detainees under police custody, simply by being there to talk to them.
ChAT lead chaplain and trustee Rev Gill Putnam said: “ChAT custody chaplains and listeners meet offenders at a crucial point in their life – a time of regret, remorse, shame; a time of longing to make life-changing decisions. By good listening the person is empowered and signposted to the help needed, and lives can be transformed and new beginnings made.”
If you are interested in signing up, go along to the next ChAT coffee morning on September 1 at the United Reformed Church in Waterloo Street between 10am-2pm.
Alternatively, you can contact Rev Putnam by emailing email@example.com
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