Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: Caring and compassionate people from all walks of life who can spare time to extend unconditional support, warmth and understanding to persons in crisis are invited to join as volunteers at SNEHA, a voluntary organisation.

A press release said people over 20 years of age, residents of Chennai, able to converse well in English and Tamil and spend four hours, once a week, at SNEHA may apply.

SNEHA, manned totally by volunteers and whose services are free, supports those in distress round-the-clock on telephone. People write in, e-mail, visit or call the centre, which maintains total confidentiality about their identity and their issues. After their selection, the volunteers would undergo training. Call 24640050 or 24640060 or visit 11, Park View Road, R.A. Puram, Chennai 600028. SMS ‘vol’ to 93806 95820.