Our Mission

“To Be A Leading Social Work Organisation
In Enabling Children and Youth To Maximise Their Potential.”

SHINE Children and Youth Services (formerly known as Students Care Service) is a registered charity and a member of the National Council of Social Service. We have been empowering children, youth, and their families in Singapore since 1976 and remain committed to enabling them to maximise their potential. SHINE serves around 5,000 students, aged 5-21 years old, each year. The work we do helps to build young lives, enhances their resilience, and SHINEs the light of hope for their future. 


Intended Impact 

SHINE strives that all children and youth, aged 5-21, served by us:

  • are positively developed with CompetenceConfidence and Character;

  • have meaningful Connections with family and society;

  • Care for others;

  • are Positively Engaged in School and

  • Steer Clear of Crimes

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​To achieve this, SHINE will reach out to vulnerable Children, Youth and their Families through:

  • School-based, Centre-based and Community-based Social Work;

  • Educational Psychology Programmes;

  • which are informed by Research, Theories and Practice Wisdom;

  • whilst staying true to our Core Values

Core Values

We commit to serve
our clients

  • We listen to their needs and serve to empower them.

  • We demonstrate the highest ethical standards.

We uphold
professional excellence

  • We emphasise integrity, teamwork and quality in our work.

  • We treat our colleagues and co-workers with respect and dignity.

  • We think and work creatively.

  • We grow in our knowledge and skills.

  • We learn from our mistakes.

We value our volunteers and service partners

  • We develop and empower our volunteers.

  • We support collaborative relationships.

  • We recognise and celebrate contributions and accomplishments.

Our Partners

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