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HOPEwwS supports Project Refresh @ Punggol North
August 18, 2018

HOPE worldwide Singapore and Central Christian Church are honoured to support the initiative of North East Community Development Council, Young NTUC and other community partners to bring cheers to low-income residents of Punggol, by helping to declutter, clean and paint their homes on 18 August 2018. HOPEwwS and CCC also took part in the launch… Read More…

Sengkang Seniors Benefit from Movie Therapy Workshops
August 13, 2018

HOPEwwS partnered with COMNET Senior Activity Centre to organise a series of five Movie Therapy workshops targetting Mandarin and Malay-speaking seniors at Sengkang area. A total of 54 seniors attended the workshops, on topics such as power of forgiveness, improving communication across generations and strengthening familial relationships. The workshops were conducted from May to August… Read More…

Seniors express creativity through Art Jam
August 12, 2018

Under the HOPEwwS’ Community Volunteerism, a group of 46 volunteers from the Youth Ministry of the Central Christian Church spearheaded Art Jam at St Andrew’s Nursing Home on 12 August 2018. The theme of the event was “Flowers”, which hoped to engage the residents to express their artistic and emotional creativity through painting. The completed… Read More…

HOPEwwS organises first Schema Therapy Professional Training
July 25, 2018

HOPE worldwide Singapore organised its first Schema Therapy Professional Training Basic and Advanced Levels on 26-28 March and 23-25 July 2018, attended by psychologists, counsellors, therapists, social workers, caseworkers and other clinicians. The trainings are accredited by the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST) as part of the Individual Schema Therapy Certification Programme in Southeast… Read More…

HOPEwwS recognised as “Friend of FLC”
June 28, 2018

HOPE worldwide Singapore was presented with a token of appreciation as “Friend of FLC” at the Family Life Champion Award Ceremony held at Keat Hong Community Club on 28 June 2018. Mrs Joyce Tan, HOPEwwS CEO received the token. Organised by People’s Association, the annual Award Ceremony recognises community partners for collaborating with FLCs in… Read More…

HOPEwwS promotes mental wellness in Punggol
May 20, 2018

HOPE worldwide Singapore organised a series of Movie Therapy workshops on 17 March and 20 May 2018, to promote mental wellness in the Punggol community. A total of 184 people benefitted from the workshops, on topics such as understanding depression and anxiety, positive mental health, emotions management, self-care and emotional intelligence. The workshops were conducted… Read More…

Bounce and Bond
December 15, 2017

A total of 34 youths from Darul Ihsan Orphanage participated in a School Holiday outing sponsored and organised by adidas. The youths were guided by the trainer at the indoor gym, “Bounce” to the different stations. Many of the youths were very active, and with the help from the trainer, they tried different stunts and overcame their… Read More…

2017 Round Up: 829 parents trained in Good Enough Parenting
November 20, 2017

As a family life educator, HOPEwwS conducts its signature Good Enough Parenting (GEP) programme in different schools and community organisations. In 2017, a total of 829 parents have been equipped with GEP principles on how to raise emotionally healthy and resilient children. GEP is an evidence-informed programme approved under the Ministry of Social and Family… Read More…

Movie Therapy workshops for Working Adults
November 8, 2017

HOPEwwS was engaged in 2017 to teach Movie Therapy workshops specifically for working adults. The Ministry of Education engaged HOPEwwS to deliver two mental wellness workshops for teaching and non-teaching staff. “Care for Caregivers” was held on 28 September 2017 at the Academy of Singapore Teachers. It empowered 40 people who are caring for either… Read More…

J&J Changed the Lives of 46 Seniors Living in Run-down Homes
October 11, 2017

A total of 46 seniors from Sengkang, Jalan Kukoh and Jalan Bukit Merah had improved home living conditions, after their units were cleaned and painted by volunteers of Johnson & Johnson. The seniors are mostly single with very little family support and are staying in the low-income rental blocks. They also present with medical conditions…. Read More…

HOPEwwS awards bursaries to low-income students
October 10, 2017

For the first time, HOPE worldwide Singapore offered Bursary Award to four students from low-income families in Punggol on September 23, 2017. The aim of the bursary award was to provide financial assistance to students to purchases textbooks and uniforms before the next academic year, so as to serve as an encouragement to them to… Read More…

HOPE for Youth – Dell EMC brings smiles to kids in orphanage
October 10, 2017

Samantha (not her real name), 10, is a resident of Darul Ihsan Orphanage. She stays with immediate relatives during home leave, but still lives at the Orphanage. Her normal routine involves going to a mainstream primary school, showering, eating, praying, and study periods on weekdays. They have recreational activities such as watching movie, cycling, usage… Read More…

SAP Skill Empowerment
October 9, 2017

SAP Skill Empowerment beneficiaries bag second place at design and marketing competition A team of teenage girls who are among the beneficiaries of the SAP Skill Empowerment Programme won second place at the National Design and Marketing Competition (NDMC), held on 5-6 September 2017, Meeting Point at Ayer Rajah Crescent and organised by DesignLab. The… Read More…

Movie Therapy workshops for PMHIs
September 28, 2017

HOPE worldwide Singapore completed six Movie Therapy workshops in 2017 for persons recovering from mental health issues (PMHIs), in partnership with Hougang Care Centre (HCC). A total of 173 HCC members benefitted from the six workshops, on topics such as rediscovering purpose, cultivating resilience, and making the right choices, among others. HCC is a residential… Read More…

HOPEwwS equips youths at AG Home
August 16, 2017

HOPE worldwide Singapore conducted a 3-part workshop series on Positive Choice Sexuality Education Programme at AG Home, a residential centre for teenage girls. Held in June 2017, the programme aims to: increase knowledge of the health risks associated with engaging in sexual activities outside of marriage, impart skills on resisting peer pressure, and empower youths… Read More…