The Pastoral Care program will incorporate a peer network and mentoring program for those participants who have an interest in staying in touch with other men that have been released from Ravenhall.
Dependent on the religious and or spiritual needs of the individuals the Pastoral Care Coordinator will appropriately match up peers and volunteers to create the networks.
This component of the program will be reviewed and monitored over the first 6 months of the Pastoral Care program’s operation to ensure that the program is delivered at a high quality, and is appropriate.
The primary role of volunteers peer network is to provide friendship and companionship and has the following intended outcomes for men who participate:
Peer Support Network Group and mentors are accountable to the Pastoral Care Coordinator. The Pastoral Care Coordinator maintains phone/email contact with peer support group. This is regular in the early stages and about three monthly, once the visiting relationship is well established.
As mentioned above, peer support group are required to complete a brief report of their journey and report back to the Pastoral Care Coordinator. These are mandatory requirements for all volunteer peer support network group.
Please contact our Pastoral Care Coordinator for more details.
Further information and how to apply:
Please contact Luan Walker, Pastoral Care Coordinator
Phone: 0439 593 986