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Community Chest supports about 80 social service organisations in Singapore, allowing them to focus on caring for the disadvantaged through over 200 critical services.
1,386 clients were actively engaged in sheltered workshops and were able to earn an income for at least 3 months.
983 persons with disabilities showed an improvement in daily living skills, gained greater independence and were able to participate in the community.
1,351 persons with disabilities had access to resources to enhance their physical and psychological well-being.
5,713 children with special needs received education and training in independent living skills. Out of 488 graduands, 124 graduands attained employment.
1,226 school-going children and youths (with and without disabilities) developed self-confidence to deal with changes and challenges, and improved in personal and social skills in relationships.
764 victims and their family members were able to manage issues of family violence and build safe relationships.
276 persons with mental health issues were better able to cope with their issues and/ or improved in their mental health condition.
210 caregivers indicated that they have acquired a more positive mindset towards caregiving and have also gained knowledge and skills in caring for persons with mental health conditions.
259 persons with mental health conditions were supported in their employment journey and integrated into society.
992 seniors were less isolated and felt supported to age in place. This is through achieving an improved sense of social and psychological well-being and access to contacts and sources of help.
4,406 caregivers learnt to provide better care for loved ones and were able to put their newly acquired skills to use at home.
Last updated on : 11 Jan 2019