Purpose: To provide a warm arm of faith in times of sickness and death, to the special needs community. To be a faith support group for the group homes, other special needs individuals, and the support personnel of the group homes when consolation and encouragement is needed. To coordinate and host wakes and funerals for individuals who have passed, using St. Joseph’s facilities. 

Time Commitment: As called upon by the ARC of Somerset County and other agencies for wakes, funerals, and sick visitations. Generally a 2-3 hour commitment for these programs, and not often. 

Qualifications: A warm and open heart for the special needs community of people and willing to gently share your faith. 

Virtus Training & Background Check: Not at this time. 

Contact: Janet Pescinski jpescinski@gmail.com & Dahlia Wong dahliawong@yahoo.com