Support makes all the difference
Victim Support is looking for more volunteers to boost the help it gives to victims and witnesses of crime across Kent.
The charity provides free and confidential advice, emotional support and practical help, whether or not the crime has been reported to the police. There are 120 trained volunteers in the county but more are urgently needed.
Volunteers also help with administration and fundraising.
Victim Support pays expenses so it doesn’t cost anything to volunteer – just your time and commitment.
Maggie Pordage, the charity’s service delivery manager, said: “We rely on our volunteers, without them we couldn’t continue to do all the positive work for victims and witnesses of crime.”
Volunteer Pam Tyrone said: “I volunteer on the frontline giving emotional support to victims of crime.
“It gives me a real sense of achievement when I have been able to make a significant difference to somebody’s life and prove there is a caring side in today’s society.”
Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer should contact Alison Kreffer on 01233 618005 or Sophie Kemsley on 01233 618014.