Town Pastors is a voluntary, independent, church response to urban problems, engaging with people on the streets to actively care, listen and dialogue regardless of their faith or background.
Town Pastors' main aim is simply to serve people, regardless of their faith or background, showing concern, and offering practical help in a non-judgemental and unconditional way. Town Pastors work principally on the streets of the town centre and other night life areas. They are available to offer support to vulnerable people, help de-escalate potential trouble, work with the homeless and generally assist the police and other agencies.
Town Pastors aims to:
- Town Pastors assist the community by: helping to reduce violent crime, enhancing community safety, helping to reduce criminal damage and alcohol and substance misuse
Established: June 2006
Registered Charity Number: 1126406
Board members: 10
Part time staff: 1
Phone number: 01473 233176
Address: Orwell Centre 114 Fore Hamlet Ipswich IP3 8AFView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website