More offer refuge for the homeless

Network of charities, religious groups working with Govt to provide shelter, aid has expanded

The homeless roughing it out in Singapore have more organisations around the island to turn to for refuge for the night, with the network of charities and religious groups collaborating with the Government to provide shelter and assistance expanding in the past six months.

This comes as the first nationwide street count of the homeless found about 1,000 people sleeping on the streets.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on November 10, 2019, with the headline 'More offer refuge for the homeless'. Subscribe