SHINE Children and Youth Services

Sector: Children, Youths, Mental Health
Participated in the YFC programme before?: Yes
Name of Representative Ang Hua Jun
Contact Number +65 8788 3159


Description of Organization

“SHINE Children and Youth Services is committed to nurturing the potential of every child and youth, regardless of their background, empowering them to lead fulfilling lives and contribute positively to society. Our mission revolves around providing comprehensive support and opportunities for children and youth from disadvantaged backgrounds, enabling them to overcome obstacles and shine bright.

At SHINE, our core programmes and services are designed to address various aspects of a child or youth’s development, including educational, social, emotional, and mental well-being. We offer a range of initiatives such as educational psychological services, school social work, youth mental health support, targeted intervention services, and community social work.

Through innovative programmes and strategic partnerships, we strive to create a nurturing environment where every child and youth feels valued, supported, and inspired to reach their full potential. Our team of dedicated professionals and volunteers work tirelessly to ensure that our services are accessible and tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual we serve.

In essence, SHINE Children and Youth Services is driven by a passion to supporting children and youth to shine bright and achieve their dreams.


Intended use of funds through the YFC programme

“Through the YFC 2024 Programme, our organization intends to utilise the funds raised to support various initiatives aimed at empowering children and youth and making a positive impact in our community. Some of the intended uses of the funds include:

Supporting Children with learning difficulties :
– Psycho-educational assessment to enable early diagnosis and intervention for children from 5 years old
– Early intervention for underprivileged children to overcome learning difficulties
– Consultation & support group for parents with children with special learning needs

Supporting Children and Youth from disadvantaged backgrounds :
– Character-building & developmental programmes to impart life skills for youths
– Casework and counselling to support youths with mental health challenges
– School social work to partner schools in enabling needy children & youth to encourage school completion

Supporting Professionals working with disadvantaged children and youths with training, consultation & supervision.”


Engaging and involving the YFC participants

“To engage and involve YFC participants effectively, we can implement various strategies to ignite their passion for our cause and familiarize them with our organization and beneficiaries:

1. Orientation Sessions: Conduct orientation sessions or workshops to introduce YFC participants to our organization’s mission, goals, and core programs. Provide an overview of the impact we aim to achieve and the beneficiaries we serve.

2. Immersive Experiences: Invite YFC teams to visit our center and participate in our programs firsthand. This immersive experience allows them to interact directly with our beneficiaries, witness the impact of our work, and understand the challenges they face.

3. Volunteer Opportunities: Offer volunteer opportunities for YFC participants to get involved in our activities and initiatives. This could include assisting with events, workshops, or community outreach programs, allowing them to contribute directly to our cause.

4. Guest Speaker Sessions: Organize guest speaker sessions where beneficiaries or alumni share their stories and experiences. Hearing firsthand accounts can inspire YFC participants and deepen their understanding of the issues faced by the community.

5. Collaborative Projects: Encourage YFC teams to collaborate on projects or campaigns that support our organization’s objectives. This hands-on involvement allows them to apply their skills and creativity while making a tangible impact on our programs.

6. Mentorship Programs: Pair YFC teams with mentors from our organization who can provide guidance, support, and insights into our work. This mentorship helps foster a deeper connection and commitment to our cause”