The free programme provides night care for children aged between 6 and 14. It is offered to parents whose combined income is up to $4,000 (gross, or a per capita of up to $1,000).
And meets one or more of the following criteria:
Operating on weekday nights from 6 pm to 10 pm, CareNights provides nutritious dinners and engages children in structured activities to support their learning of values and skills. Providing caregiving support for up to six months, CareNights facilitators assist the children with their homework and provide a platform for them to discover their strengths or talents through Art for Therapy, performing arts, indoor games or sports. The programme also creates opportunities for family bonding and parenting education through facilitated activities and workshops.
Our CareNights centres are able to accommodate up to 30 children each at a time. Referrals from voluntary welfare organisations, schools or government agencies are welcome. Walk-in clients are also accepted.