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TDR will be issued for donations of $10 and above.


How Your Donation Makes a Difference

About Us

Established in 1902, Children's Aid Society is amongst Singapore's oldest, secular philanthropic organisations supporting vulnerable children, youth, and families.

Through Children's Aid Society's two service pillars, Melrose Home (35 Boon Lay Avenue) and Melrose Care (Blk 557, #01-63, Woodlands Drive 53), we aim to provide a holistic range of residential care, specialised therapy, and psychological services to support and empower the most vulnerable in our community through their challenges of adverse family circumstances, family violence, and child neglect.

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Our Programmes

Melrose Home (35 Boon Lay Avenue)
A residential care home for vulnerable children and youth (6-18 years old) who are coping with adverse family circumstances or child protection issues. Through holistic programmes anchored in values, casework and counselling, and family work, we journey with our young residents to overcome childhood trauma, rebuild family relationships and develop passion and resilience in life.

Melrose Care (Blk 557 #01-63, Woodlands Drive 53)
A counselling & psychotherapy centre with specialist therapies such as Art Therapy & Play Therapy as well as psychological assessment & treatment for children, youths and families in need. We strive to advance and make available art and play therapy and psychological services to the most vulnerable in the community.

Our Wish List


Staple groceries such as:

- Rice (Jasmine white rice, mixed grain rice, Basmati rice)
- Noodles (dried beehoon, yellow noodles)
- Cooking oil (canola, sunflower, olive oil)
- Condiments (light soy sauce, sweet soy sauce, sesame oil, sesame salad dressing, mayonnaise)
- Packet milk and juice for children
- Frozen food items for longer storage (to supplement our weekly order of fresh fish, meats, and vegetables from our market)

Home & Furniture

Housekeeping supplies such as:

- Trash bags
- Toilet rolls (large & regular rolls)
- Facial Tissue (boxes)
- Hand Sanitizer (bottles)
- All-purpose floor cleaner (bottles)
- Dishwashing liquid (bottles)
- Liquid laundry detergent (bottles)
- Insecticides (spray cans)

Sport and Outdoors

Items suitable for daily group play for children and teenagers (6-18 years old) such as:

Soccer balls
Badminton racket and shuttlecock sets
Table tennis racket and ball sets
Ultimate frisbees

Please get in touch with us to enquire if you have any sports or fitness equipment to donate. We can then advise on the suitability and whether we are able to accept. Thank you!

  • Children & Youth
  • Families
  • Social Service

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