How We Help The Community
Our Vision For
As established care providers, we face a growing demand for professional and effective elder care and family support services. Together with our partners and stakeholders, we continue to build a strong community of support and remain steadfast in our vision of improving lives and impacting communities.
Opening of Yong-en Active-Ageing Hub (YEAH!) at Bukit Merah.
Counselling, Social Work and Referral Services changed its name to Family Support Services to better represent its services.
Launch of Home Care Medical Service
Launch of Home Care Nursing Service
Women of Strength Previously known as Single Mothers Support Group.
Launch of Counselling, Social and Referral Service
Launch of Kids, Teens and Family Service (Closed in May 2012)
Launch of Dementia Day Care Service
Awarded Institution of Public Character (IPC) Status
Relocated to Chinatown, 335A Smith Street location
Registered as a Charity
Registered as a Society with Registry of Society
27 Years of Service
27 years of faithful service has gained us street cred and familiarity in our community.
Celebrating numerous milestones and achievements together over the years, we will continue to journey alongside our friends to help them with near term needs and build their resilience to face the future head on. Being one of the pioneers in Dementia Day Care and having more than a decade of experience working with the senior population in Chinatown and Outram area, we are committed to provide personable and authentic services to support positive ageing and ageing in place
What Founding Members Have Always Considered
What started as “little acts of kindness” carried out by members of Fairfield Methodist Church to address the real needs of the Chinatown community in the 1990s, grew into a concerted effort to help provide professional and effective care services to those in need in Chinatown and beyond.
Founding members of the church have always considered a calling from God to serve the community in Chinatown. With the local community’s interest at heart, Yong-en Care Centre was registered as a charity in 1996 – independent of the church, governed by its own constitution and with its own members.
Independent of the church and governed by its own constitution, Yong-en is a friendly and welcoming space for both church members and interested members of the public to come together to do good for the community.
While remaining affiliated to the church, Yong-en continues helping the Chinatown community enjoy a greater sense of bonding and has become their pillar of support in times of need.
Yong-en Care Centre has been registered as a society (UEN S96SS0165G) on 4 September 1996, and as a charity under the Charities Act (Chapter 37) since 21 October 1997. All donations will be entitled to 2.5 times tax deduction (if applicable) as we are an approved Institution of Public Character (IPC).