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Singapore After-Care Association

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What does Singapore After-Care Association do?

Singapore After-Care Association (SACA) is a key aftercare agency that provides welfare and rehabilitation services for ex-offenders and their families since 1956. SACA's mission is to empower ex-offenders, facilitate their reintegration into society, and foster a change in the mindset of both ex-offenders and society. They offer various programs such as education, employment assistance, accommodation support, befriending, information & referral, community resources, learning courses, and publications. SACA also encourages volunteering and donations to help create pathways for a more accepting society.

Founded

1984

People

lee tze sein karen, sim boon wee timothy, achuthappa kothandaraman, prem kumar nair, lim lee ching, roy grenville neighbour, ong hian sun, suriyacala jennifer marie, lakshmanan s/o seenivasakan, jeffrey beh eng siew

Causes

No PovertyHealth & Wellness

Highlights

  • Donations are tax-deductible
  • Registered Charity
  • Established since 1984
  • Published yearly Annual Reports

Society Impact

  • Reducing recidivism by reintegrating ex-offenders into society, thereby reducing crime rates and promoting public safety.
  • Providing a safe environment for ex-offenders to transform their lives through various programs such as education, employment assistance, and accommodation support.
  • Empowering ex-offenders to take ownership of their own transformation and achieve fundamental life goals and needs.
  • Fostering a change in the mindset of both ex-offenders and society towards acceptance and rehabilitation rather than stigmatization and punishment.
  • Promoting second chances for individuals who have made mistakes, thereby contributing to social inclusion and equality.
  • Encouraging volunteerism by mobilizing the public to support ex-offenders in their journey of rehabil

Donation Income

Program Expense Ratio

This is the percentage of the charity's total expenses that are spent on its core programs. A higher percentage suggests that more money is going directly to the cause, rather than being spent on administrative or fundraising expenses.