The Helping Hand was founded in 1987 as a Christian half-way house for the rehabilitation of ex-drug addicts, by Mr Robert Yeo, himself an ex-addict.
About 20 Helping Hand volunteers from different churches meet up with residents on a weekly basis-Thursday evening for ice-breakers and sharing with ex-offenders.
- Volunteers come in and meet at hall. A volunteer leader will lead in singing of few songs.
- Ice-breaker games. Getting to know one another.
- A volunteer leader will share on certain life's topic. (eg. Pride, handling negative emotions, etc)
- Break into groups to delibrate and discuss about the topic with sub-leaders facilitating.
- Break-up groups re-gather and volunteer leader will have a short summary. All volunteers and ex-offenders enjoy snacks / finger food and interact, building rapport and understanding one another.
Please note that this activity is managed by The Helping Hand. Staff of The Helping Hand will contact volunteers who have signed up for the activity.