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What is Community Chaplaincy?
Community Chaplaincy supports offenders (and their families) as they re-enter society. It involves a chaplain and numerous volunteers from the faith community. They serve out of a deep sense of vocation and conviction and offer a wide variety of assistance. This service is provided under contract with Correctional Service of Canada although it operates independently of it.
Core Values and Objectives
Community Chaplaincy contributes to the protection of society by actively encouraging and assisting offenders to safely and successfully re-enter society by providing them with practical, spiritual, emotional and social support.
Journeying is central to the work of Community Chaplaincy. Key areas of involvement include:
Volunteers are motivated to give of themselves and their time for a variety of reasons which include:
For more information on Community Chaplaincy, or on how to get involved, contact: