For young to middle-aged clients with mental health issues, a vital component of reintegrating to community involves holding steady employment so that they can be financially independent and have a sense of self-worth. Singapore Anglican Community Services provides a wide range of employment services to develop clients’ potential and help them gain and sustain employment in the competitive job market.
- Employment Training Course (ETC): A structured vocational training course designed to suit the interests of clients and equip them with essential skills and knowledge to enter the workforce.
- Employment Internship Programme (EIP): Internship placement for clients where onsite job coaching is provided and collaborate with employers to design work function that utilises the strengths of clients and minimise stigmatisation.
- Employment Support Services (ESS): Job matching and placement services for clients where sustainable employment goals are created to facilitate their transit back into the workforce. Job support services are provided for clients who are already in the workforce.
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP+): EAP+ promotes awareness on mental health wellness at workshop through talks and workshops. Support is rendered to:
- Employees with mental health issues through face-to-face counselling and consultations
- Supervisory team and management executives through consultations and training to equip them with knowledge and skills to support their employees with mental health issues
SACS Social Enterprises provide onsite vocational training for persons with mental health issues, as well as equip and empower them with employability skills to facilitate their transition into the workforce.