MISSION AND GOVERNANCE

Mission of the Chaplaincy
The overall mission of the Sheriff’s Chaplaincy Program is to provide a ministry of guidance and counseling to all employees of the Sheriff’s Office upon request. Guidance and counseling will be provided in matters of spiritual, personal, family, health, employment, and financial nature that affect personnel. Specifically, these duties will include but not be limited to:

· Providing pastoral care and counseling to all employees and their families and any other appropriate encounters in the performance of their official Chaplaincy duties.

· Comforting and providing resource information to victims of crime, fire, medical emergencies, tragic events, and natural/manmade disasters.

· Assisting the Sheriff’s Office in notifying individuals who have lost a family member in an unexpected manner.