Providing qualified Chaplains to First Responder agencies across Northwest Oregon
Public Safety Chaplaincy History
Chaplains Offer the Hand of God’s Grace
COMPELLED, CALLED, CONNECTED
Being a First Responder is an incredibly challenging role. Watch this NBC video to get a better view into the stressful world of First Responders.
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Public Safety Chaplains are focused on assisting both the First Responders and the local community.
How Public Safety Chaplains provide support
Ministry of Presence - Listening, Mentoring, Friendship
Emotional support in crisis and challenging circumstances
Weddings, funerals, Bible studies
Notifications and support during tragedies and disasters
Short term relief through Community Assistance Fund
Follow-up and referral to other resources
History of Public Safety Chaplaincy
1981 - Chaplaincy program created with the Beaverton Police Department
1984 – More agencies added, and name changed to Officer Alive!
2001 – Expansion continues and name changed to Metro Police Chaplaincy
2006 – Added Fire, Dispatch and EMS and expanded outside of Portland. Name becomes Public Safety Chaplaincy
Today – Public Safety Chaplaincy, Inc represents over 40 chaplains across more than 40 agencies
PUBLIC SAFETY CHAPLAINCY
1500 NW 167th Place Beaverton, OR 97006