Lakeside Family Services

Lakeside Family Services (Lakeside) is a charity which has served the community since 1993, regardless of race, language, or religion. We develop resilience in disadvantaged children, mould troubled youths into contributing individuals, empower active seniors to help lonely seniors, assist ex-offenders in reintegrating into society, and help women with unsupported pregnancies.

We are an Institution of a Public Character (IPC) and a member of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS).

Mission

We, at Lakeside fulfil our Christian responsibility to the society by caring for the community. We provide quality services, focused on the needs of individuals and families in the community at Jurong, regardless of race, language and religion. We work in harmony with our neighbours, the community and the government.

Vision

Changing Lives, Transforming Communities

Values

Missional

Competent

Capacity-Building

Compassionate

Christ-Like

Outreach-Focused

Team-Ministry Oriented

Timeline

1993

  • Started by Faith Methodist Church with the motto: Touching Lives… Serving Our Community 
  • First Before & After School Care (BASC) opened in Jurong West
  • Lakeside Family Centre opened in Jurong West

1997

  • Registered as a society 

1998

  • Registered as charitable organisation and conferred IPC status; A full member of the NCSS

2000

  • Second BASC at Jurong East began operations 
  • Second Lakeside Family Centre officially opened in Jurong East

2006

  • Affiliation transferred to Agape Methodist Church

2007

  • Extension centre at Taman Jurong officially opened at The Agape 
  • TJ Haven was started for the incarcerated and their families 

2013

  • On Lakeside’s 20th Anniversary, our name was changed to Lakeside Family Services

2018

  • Safe Place was officially launched to help women with unsupported pregnancies

2019

  • Kaki Kampong Seniors Wellness Centre opened at Corporation Road 
  • The GRIT Project – Children & Youth Centre opened at Nanyang