Offenders need more service opportunities

2014-03-07T00:00:00Z Offenders need more service opportunities nwitimes.com
March 07, 2014 12:00 am

Calling all not-for-profit organizations and community service providers in Porter County. The courts and P.A.C.T. (Prisoners and Community Service Together) need job sites to send nonviolent offenders who have been ordered to perform community service, in lieu of incarceration.

There is a shortage of manual labor and sedentary jobs in need of community service workers.

Do you have an upcoming event or festival which is in need of setup workers? Are you in need for 10 to 20 good citizens who may have made an ill-chosen mistake but seek to regain self-esteem and a feeling of achievement?

If so, call P.A.C.T. at (219) 510-6415.

Of course you may perform background checks upon assigned workers to fulfill your obligation of due diligence.

Is your church property littered with refuse? Need snow shoveled from your nonprofit's parking lot? I hope Porter County citizens will take advantage of this opportunity and call PACT today.

- Porter Superior Court 4 Judge David Chidester

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