Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore (CPAS)
Description of Organization
“Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore (CPAS) is a social service agency established in 1957. CPAS provides persons with cerebral palsy and multiple disabilities with early intervention, special education, rehabilitation services, day activity centre programmes as well as vocational training and gainful employment in Singapore.
Through active advocacy and the support of equal opportunities for all persons with cerebral palsy and multiple disabilities, CPAS hopes to empower these individuals by helping them realise their full potential and lead fulfilled, dignified lives. Driven by our core values of hope, empowerment, aspiration, respect and trust, the organisation is focused on delivering fully integrated programmes and services at the highest standards. At present, we look after over 700 clients ranging in age from a few months to 55 years old.
OUR VISION: Empowering persons with cerebral palsy or multiple disabilities to realise their full potential and lead fulfilled, dignified lives.
Delivering fully integrated programmes and services at the highest standards with passion, integrity, care, and excellence.
Creating awareness of cerebral palsy and multiple disabilities, and advocating equal opportunities for all persons with the condition.
Hope – We seek to inspire hope in the hearts of our clients
Empowerment – Our aim is to empower our clients to overcome their challenges and live a life without limits
Aspiration – Never content with the status quo, we aspire not to only enhance the lives of our clients, but also our service and capabilities
Respect – Respect is a fundamental value that guides the actions of our staff
Trust – Above all, we value the trust that clients place in our organisation’s programmes and services”
Intended use of funds through the YFC 2023 programme
To defray cost of programmes, therapy fees, transport charges, rehab equipment and financial assistance to needy CPAS beneficiaries.
Engaging and involving the YFC participants
We will invite the volunteers to CPAS for a presentation and tour so that they will have a better understanding of the profile of the beneficiaries they are supporting. Thereafter we will work closely with the volunteers on the awareness campaign and fundraising event that they have planned and advise them accordingly. Lastly to support the volunteers with regard to the reimbursement and submission of the required documents.