Bethel Social Services
Please contact us if you are in need of financial assistance, counselling services or other social services. Financial aid is given based on the individual or family’s financial needs through documentation and assessment. Please contact us at 6744 7422 if you need assistance concerning areas in your lives.
SHOP & DONATE! – A joint collaboration with NTUC FairPrice
In 2018, Bethel Community Services (BCS) has partnered with NTUC FaiPrice for the Shop & Donate! Programme. Shop and Donate is an online giving platform hosted on NTUC FairPrice on its website, whereby charitable organizations may provide their wish list for members of the public to support.
BCS has customized a grocery wish list for the low-income families through choosing the items that are listed on the Fair Price website (www.fairprice.com.sg/DonatetoSSOrg#bethelCommunityServices). The Shop and Donate! initiative encourages the community to come together and help the less fortunate through grocery donations.
These basic food necessities will be donated to the low-income families in our community, which will go a long way to help them. Often, these families may not even have the means to buy these groceries to meet their basic needs. A small donation by you of any amount is definitely helpful to them.
Donors may wish to donate items according to what they feel is good to fulfill the wish list we have put up. Through the Shop and Donate! Initiative you can play a part in making a difference to those in need. We would also like to express our appreciation to NTUC FairPrice for giving us and other donors the opportunity to bless these families.
Make a difference today!
Self-defense Muay Thai Lessons with Bethel Student Care – 10 June – 14 June 2019
Known as the Art of the 8 limbs, two trainers from IMPACT Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) came down to BSCC and conducted a 5-day lesson with the students and taught them basic fighting skills which included a series of punches, kicks and knees.
Self Defense Muay Thai (2)
Self Defense Muay Thai (3)
Self Defense Muay Thai (4)
Self Defense Muay Thai (1)
Ngee Ann Polytechnic – Psychology Studies – 11 June 2019
The N1 group from BCDC were blessed by a group of students from NP’s psychology studies with games such as identifying the animals, puzzle fixing, and even making a Father’s Day card with them!
NP Psych Studies @ BCDC (1)
NP Psych Studies @ BCDC (2)
NP Psych Studies @ BCDC (3)
NP Psych Studies @ BCDC (4)
SMU – Project Shining Lights VIII – 11 June 2019
With fun and effortful station games brought by SMU OCIP Team: Project Shining Lights VIII – musical chairs, tic-tac-toe, and charades, the children from BSCC enjoyed themselves a whole lot!
SMU Project Shining Lights VIII (1)
SMU Project Shining Lights VIII (2)
SMU Project Shining Lights VIII (3)
SMU Project Shining Lights VIII (4)
NUS – Operation Ulysses – 3 June 2019
NUS Operation Ulysses, brought the students from BSCC to Marina Barrage on a journey to learn about the importance of water conservation.
NUS Marina Barrage 3 June (1)
NUS Marina Barrage 3 June (2)
NUS Marina Barrage 3 June (3)
NUS Marina Barrage 3 June (4)
School of the Arts (SOTA) Year 4 Week-long service volunteering – 27 May – 31 May 2019
SOTA Year 4
“Is SOTA coming today?” – BSCC Student
A yearly affair, BCS has partnered with SOTA and the Year 4 students have blessed BCS and our children with a variety of art-themed activities – through visual arts and theatre arts. Over a period of 5 months, the students have also designed toilet wall stickers for Bethel Child Development Centre and Bethel Kinderlites. What other theme to use when designing stickers for a toilet? The students have designed eye-catching and adorable pond-themed stickers, from ducks, to koi fishes, and right down to water puddles and bubbles. Fundraising is also an important concept, of which the students have taken the time and effort to raise funds to print the stickers, amidst juggling their studies and their arts.
To end off their service learning with us, they had a week-long programme where they conducted activities with Bethel Kinderlites (BK) and Bethel Student Care Centre (BSCC), where the children looked forward to meeting them for every session. Finger-painting art sessions were conducted with BK, and while it was truly adorable to see them at work, the student volunteers had to ensure that the children do not make a mess themselves! Fast-paced reactions games as such the famous ‘Bang!’ was conducted with the students from BSCC. With the children’s competitive natures in place, they were fully focused and in the zone of wanting to win our student volunteers.
Their efforts in planning for the previous sessions has left a memorable impression with our BSCC students till they often ask us “When is SOTA coming back?” or if there’s a volunteer group that is coming on the day itself – “are we having SOTA with us today?”
BCDC Toilet Stickers (1)
SOTA Y4 (1)
Field Trip with Bethel Kinderlites – 3 May 2019
What a better way to spend a Friday morning admiring nature’s flora and fauna?
Bethel Kinderlites was blessed by Liberty Insurance for a trip to Gardens by the Bay on 3 May 2019.
With curious minds, the children walked through Flower Dome and Cloud Forest with the volunteers from Liberty Insurance, parents and the teachers themselves.
Chinese New Year – 11 February 2019
A time of well wishes of prosperity and good health, SOTA have blessed the students from Bethel Student Care Centre with Seven Food Hampers for Chinese New Year! These hampers were brought in by their Year 3 students who are collaborating with us to conduct activities with the children in Bethel Student Care Centre (BSCC). Thank you SOTA for the wonderful blessings!
National Day Food Bundle Distribution. A collaboration between G and L Surgical and Bethel Community Services.
In celebration of Singapore’s National Day, G&L Surgical team together with the staff of Bethel Community Services and Bethel Assembly had distributed food bundles to 50 low-income families and elderly who resides in rental flats to help improve their physical and emotional lives. It was as much a fulfilling day for all the volunteers.
The purpose of this National Day drive was to collect, pack, prepare and deliver food and necessity items to needy individuals and families with financial difficulties who live in single room flats. Even in today’s society, there are still many families and individuals who need our aid for basic provisions that we often take for granted. It was an absolutely amazing feeling to share in their lives and their stories and be able to experience their sincere gratitude and joy!
Everyone involved, including the children, were thoroughly enriched on this auspicious day for Singapore.