Much to Learn at the Learning Festival 2022

Proving that learning is a lifelong journey, Singapore Children’s Society marked its 70th anniversary celebration with a full-day Learning Festival on Friday, 14 October 2022.

Sunbeam Newsletter: Lending Voice to Our Work

The Society’s newsletter has seen changes to its name, masthead, design, and even delivery format over the years. But what has remained the same is its mission: to keep our supporters and beneficiaries up to date on our programmes and events, share our successes, and profile our supporters who have made a difference. As the […]

World Mental Health Day 2022: Know How to Get Help

Despite increased awareness around mental health issues, there are few places that provide qualified help, and many still do not know how to ensure that those living with mental health concerns are adequately supported, says Mr Jeremy Heng, Senior Clinical Psychologist at Yishun Family Service @ Children’s Society.

Thank You, Donors and Supporters

Over the last 70 years, Singapore Children’s Society has continued to broaden its reach and services to address the complex challenges faced by children, youth and families in need.

Our work has been made possible by donors and supporters who have helped us grow from a single convalescent home in Changi into an established charity for children, with more than 10 service centres islandwide. They include long-time supporters like Lam Research, which has been recognised as one of our Gold Supporters for several years now, including this year.

Spotlight on Volunteers: Finding a Meaningful Way to Give Back to Her New Home

“I wanted to feel part of Singapore and meet Singaporeans. I also wanted to contribute towards helping a wonderful and worthwhile charity,” says the winner of the Society’s “Winnie the Pooh – Most Caring Award”. The award was given out as part of our Tribute to Volunteers event held on 20 November 2021.

Get Good Behaviour Without Getting Physical

A joint study by Singapore Children’s Society and Yale-NUS College has found that while many parents do not perceive physical discipline as effective or acceptable, they still use it frequently. The use of fear to control children is also so ubiquitous that most adults don’t even realise they are doing it.