New transitional shelters provide more housing for rough sleepers in S'pore

Ms Jessica Ong, senior social worker at AMKFSC Community Services, speaking to Mr Wong, who has been staying since January at a new transitional shelter run by the charity. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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SINGAPORE - When Mr Wong, 48, lost his cleaning job after Covid-19 hit Singapore last year, he also lost the roof over his head.

The bachelor, who is estranged from his family, had been sleeping on a makeshift bed at the coffee shop he cleaned.

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