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Worcester Program for Addiction Recovery Volunteer Information

For Immediate Release: 4/21/2017 2:36 pm

Worcester, MA (April 21, 2017) - The Worcester Police Department is currently accepting applications for volunteers for our Worcester Program for Addiction Recovery. Our training program is anticipated to begin in May, and will run for six weeks on Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8:00pm. If you are interested in becoming a WPAR Advocate Volunteer, please complete an application through one of the links listed below. .

The Worcester Program for Addiction Recovery (WPAR) is a community-based program developed to help, support, and engage individuals who would benefit from addiction treatment. Our goal is to end the isolation of individuals facing addiction and connect with them on a personal level, while introducing them to the amazing recovery community and resources in the Worcester area. We offer guidance in all pathways to recovery. These include, but are not limited to: medication assisted treatment (MAT), recovery support groups, counseling, and family outreach and support.

WPAR Advocate Volunteers can help to bridge the gap between police officers and those in need, and can help to guide individuals and families to informational resources, clinical resources, and community support. Advocate Volunteers are a crucial part of our program.

We greatly appreciate your interest in supporting the Worcester community and helping us achieve our vision in helping those suffering from addiction.

Please also feel free to contact us at worcesterpar@worcesterma.gov or 508-453-6730 if you have any questions.

Thank you!

Sincerely,

Worcester Program for Addiction Recovery

LINKS TO APPLICATION:

Online Application: www.tinyurl.com/wparapplication

PDF Application: http://www.worcesterma.gov/e-services/document-center/police/wpar-volunteer-application.pdf

 

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