Our Stories

A very shy 11-year-old Jolynn, was diagnosed with intellectual disability and required physical assistance in feeding, toileting and even in taking out her shoes and socks when she first joined AWWA Special Student Care Centre (SSCC). Her teachers faced the challenge of engaging her during...

It was a challenge getting Joshua to participate in activities when he first entered AWWA Special Student Care Centre (SSCC). Diagnosed with Autism, not being able to communicate and express himself, Joshua had frequent meltdowns. Through the years, Joshua has improved tremendously under his teachers’ guidance...

Unsure of the future, Susan, a victim of domestic violence, made the difficult decision to walk out of her abusive marriage in 2014. Faced with the heavy responsibility of raising two children single-handedly, she was determined to rebuild her life and give her children a...

Born with Turner Syndrome, Mdm Lau’s protective parents never allowed her to work as they feared she would be bullied for her small frame. Left alone after her parents passed on and when her relatives could not care for her, Mdm Lau sought shelter at...

In its Annual Gathering this year on 8 Sept 2018, AWWA Family Service Centre recognised the achievements of our clients - nine individual recipients and four family recipients in four different award categories – Family Builder Award for Child, Youth, Adult and Family. These awards...