Warning re use of Naloxone, a prescription only medicine

Dear Coordinators Warning re use of Naloxone, a prescription only medicine As we enter a new year many of our Street Pastors will come into contact with individuals whilst out on patrols who are drug users and/or suffering from the effects of drugs use.  I pray...

Unauthorised Uniforms

Sadly it has come to our attention that some initiatives are using items of uniform which have not been provided by Ascension Trust but bear the Street Pastors name and branding.  This is just a reminder that the Street Pastors name, logo, images and branding are...

Scheduled Maintenance & Upgrade

This week Ascension Trust have become aware of scam emails purporting to come from ‘Help Desk’ with the subject ‘Scheduled Maintenance & Upgrade’, and have been seeking email usernames and passwords in connection with upgrading email accounts.

These emails did not come from Ascension Trust.

Political neutrality

Ascension Trust and the Street Pastors movement are politically neutral organisations and must be perceived to be so. Get informed by reading our guidelines for coordinators and volunteers in the run up to elections.

Applications for Street Pastors from disabled volunteers

We encourage you to process applications from disabled volunteers sensitively and with care. It is the responsibility of the Management Committee to ensure that the necessary risk assessment is carried out and to come to a decision on the application.

Social media guidelines

At the time of writing, approximately 108 SPIs have a Facebook account and 96 SPIs have a Twitter account. Social media offers an unparalleled opportunity to connect with people and build relationships with those we might otherwise struggle to reach. Is social media a good thing for Street Pastors Initiatives? Yes! Ascension Trust has drawn up a short 7-page guide to help local schemes be part of conversations on social media and develop their presence online…