Our Programmes & Services Families A DO P T & A FA M I LY & YO U T H SC H E M E AMP introduced the Adopt a Family & Youth Scheme (AFYS) in 1999 to encourage self-reliance within disadvantaged families. Under the scheme, families are assisted through financial assistance and management, economic empowerment, socio-educational and parental education programmes and family life skills workshops. Adult family members undergo skills training either in economically-viable areas to increase their employability or in setting up a home-based business as an alternative source of income. School-going children under AFYS are enrolled into tuition and enrichment programmes to enhance their academic development. Parental education
parents under AFYS to equip them
D E V E LO PM E N T & R E I N T EG R AT I O N PRO G R A M M E
with the knowledge and skills to
The Development & Reintegration
improve the quality of their family life.
Programme was introduced in 2018
A total of 468 beneficiaries from
and adopts a structured and holistic
100 families benefited from the
For the year in review, 445
approach in the provision of a
programme during the year
beneficiaries from 81 families
reintegration programme for Muslim
were enrolled in the scheme.
offenders from incarceration to
programmes and family life skills workshops are also conducted for
post-release. The programme assists both offenders and their families through an individualised intervention
plan, in-care and aftercare engagements, and financial and socio-educational assistance.