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Can you help? 

For 21 years Churches Together in Melton has had a successful project running in the town. It's the Child Contact Centre.

Its sessions might be considered to be one of the most significant and yet lesser known things which happens every Saturday and helps parents who are not able to live together and get along. It gives their children an opportunity to see the parent that they don't live with. This ranges from babies to teenagers.

Our centre is able to provide these sessions due to the dedication of a team of volunteers who come from our churches. Nobody has to pay to come as the churches in the town have provided financial backing.

During the last year the centre has been able to offer support to families in the most difficult of times. Sessions have been adapted and some online contact has been established between some families.

At this point in time, however, we need new volunteers to come forward to join us in our work as we build up sessions once again and work towards taking multiple families at a time once again.

Would you be able to help us? The commitment would be on a Saturday afternoon as part of a rota of volunteers. You need to have a love of children and a heart for their wellbeing.

You might find this to be one of the most rewarding experiences you could volunteer for – seeing a young child run into the room and run to the parent they have not seen for months and giving them a shout and a hug!

Training will be provided and the usual checks will be undertaken.

If you feel you might be interested in helping us then please contact Helen Dickinson on 07522 297102 or e-mail meltonmowbraychildcontactcentre@yahoo.co.uk

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