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SACS is CARF Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accreditation is a demonstration of accountability and conformance to internationally accepted standards that promote excellence in health and human service programmes. SACS was the first Asian mental health organisation to receive accreditation in 2009.
In 2015, SACS attained the three-year CARF accreditation for the third time.
About Our History
2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of Singapore Anglican Community Services (SACS). It started with a simple step of Faith, sowing Hope among the sick and needy, and bringing the Love of God to the Community.
The genesis of Singapore Anglican Community Services (SACS), began in the early 1950s with the establishment of a free clinic by Mrs. Catherine Thomas, a trained nurse and wife of the principal of St. Andrew’s School, Mr. Francis Thomas, to serve the needy villagers living in the Potong Pasir area.
God continued to work greater plans through Mr. Francis Thomas. In 1966, he was asked by the Dean of St. Andrew’s Cathedral, the Venerable Tony Dumper to look into the formation of the Anglican Welfare Council, which was later renamed the Singapore Anglican Welfare Council (SAWC).
On 31 August 1967, SAWC was inaugurated to minister to and to carry out community services and welfare work, amongst the elderly, the poor, the destitute and the aged sick, according to the teaching of our Lord Jesus Christ.
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