Pontypridd Street Pastors
Rhondda Cynon Taff, the local Police and local churches have setup up a Street Pastors Scheme in Pontypridd. Teams of Christians go out on the streets in Pontypridd on a Friday or Saturday night to be a support/help to any people who need it.
Street Pastors is a national organisation setup by a Christian in response to the problems of urban society. On a patrol a Street Pastor may:
- Care, Listen and Help
- Build relationships within the community
- Make sure people are safe
- Have a listening ear
- Non Judgemental
- Help vulnerable people
- Clear broken glass and bottles
- Give out Flip Flops preventing injury to feet from glass
- Suppy bottles of water to those who are dehydrated and/or being sick
- Give out blankets to keep people warm
- Care for those who are hurt or unwell until help arrives
From Our Blog
Street Pastors Pontypridd have been shortlisted for the Lloyds Bank community fund. Four organisations have been short listed in South Wales and there is now a public vote. The two organisations with the most votes will be awarded £3000. Please support us by voting...
Pontypridd Street Pastors were featured in an article on Wales Online. Go to http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/local-news/garden-angels-ponty-streets-made-5672915 to read the article!
Ponty Street Pastors were out over the Christmas period including some Fridays and New Years eve as lots of people were expecting to be celebrating. We gave out flip-flops to people, helped sober people up before they could get a taxi, picked up many glass bottles (to...