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Family Services

Supporting and Strengthening Our Families in Need

We support and strengthen families in need by working together with them.

BeaconWorks

The objective of this six-month diversional rehabilitative programme is to help the youth and families stabilise existing behaviour problems that split the cohesiveness of the family unit. The main criterion is voluntary admission into the programme for both parents and child.

Beyond Parental Control (BPC)

Parents can approach the Youth Court for help with their children who are deemed beyond their control. The aim of the programme is to provide supervision and guidance to modify the child's behaviour and stabilise the family. Under the BPC Order, counsellors and social workers from Children's Society will supervise and counsel the wayward youth for a period of one to three years.

Parents or guardians who take their wayward children or youth to the Youth Court may be offered to participate in voluntary casework with Children's Society.

Casework and Counselling

Children's Society helps children, youth and families through casework and counselling at our service centres such as Family Service Centre (Yishun).

Children's Medical Fund

Working closely with medical social workers of restructured hospitals and agencies, we provide subsidies for treatments and rehabilitative care for chronically ill children. Beneficiaries would include infants, children and adolescents up to 19 years of age.

Family Life Education Programme

Through our Family Life Education Programmes, we promote the well-being of parents and caregivers. Children’s Society also conducts training for teachers with the objective of imparting knowledge and skills to these professionals who are tasked to mould our future generations.

Project Invest

Project Invest is an enjoyable and practical four-session course for parents with children aged six to 12 years old and who are keen to learn parenting skills and knowledge. The main objectives are to improve communication and strengthen the relationship between the parents and their children.