The Listening Place is a community-based support system
that provides individuals and groups with a variety of
emotional and educational resources. Trained lay
facilitators work with individuals by listening
and caring, nonjudgmental concern.
Facilitators will lead education and support groups in a
variety of areas which may include:
dealing with grief,
& personal growth.
To increase the awareness of the mission, objectives,
and goals of The Listening Place.
find others who would be interested in partnering with
us by participating in training and giving of themselves.
provide opportunity for individuals, groups, and
organizations to give financial support to cover the
cost of materials and operational expenses.
Listening Place is a registered non-profit organization.
All services are provided by
volunteer staff with no charge to participants.)
The Listening Place Offers:
individual appointments to give
opportunities todiscuss personal concerns
with a trained facilitator.
--A series of seminars offered periodically
on timely and pertinent issues such as:
Caring for the Elderly,
Dealing with Chronic Illness,
Building Happy Relationships with Your Children,
Friendships of Women,
Effecting Parenting (S.T.E.P.)
The Listening Place is seeking retired teachers who
would be willing to volunteer time to work with
students in need of academic assistance whose parents
might be financially unable to provide this service for
Personal Growth and Support Groups will be developed
based on ongoing needs assessments.
Place began as a support ministry in
1991 in a local church. Facilitators received continual
training and supervision by a licensed
conjunction with their training facilitators worked with
individuals and small groups.
the past eight years the group saw the need for
this service increase, and in 1999 the process of
moving beyond the walls of the church into the
of the needs that have become evident
through the years:
*How to cope with a fast-paced world.
*Need for increased commitment to the family.
working hand in hand with schools and
churches to provide support and encouragement
to their children.
listening environment that will enable adults to make
emotionally healthy decisions and quality life
choices for themselves and to teach their
children how to do the same.