How Your Donation Makes a Difference
This will cover the administrative and transportation cost of organizing prison visit(s) to inmates for befriending purposes.
A 'quickstart' kit consisting of a $50 ezlink card and $50 worth of food vouchers for a person just released from prison. This is to enable him/her to seek employment quickly.
Volunteering for such causes require lots of commitment and sacrifice. This will provide a volunteer with adequate training and continuous wellness support.
This will provide the basic needs of a family of four for 2 weeks whilst we look for sustainable assistance from the community.
About Campaignends 31 Jan 2020, 11:59 PM
According to research on the benefits of befriending, many individuals in the community who are excluded in one way or another from participation in social and community life, can be supported through befriending services provided by voluntary agencies to become more involved and integrated in society.
The Friends Engaging and Support Scheme (FRENS) seeks to link up selected offenders CJC's befrienders, who will provide support to the offenders, with a view to facilitating rehabilitation and reintegration of the offenders
About the Charity
The Community Justice Centre (CJC) was launched in March 2013 by the Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, to help unrepresented litigants who may be daunted by the prospect of handling a case on their own. CJC offers these litigants assistance with the courts processes and procedures, so that that they may better navigate the court system, thereby enhancing access to justice, irrespective of background or social status.CJC also assists litigants who face financial difficulties or underlying emotional or psychological distress. By working in partnership with social agencies, lawyers and volunteers, CJC provides a continuum of tiered programmes, catering to the individual needs of these litigants.