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Volunteers with the Rehabilitation and Protection Group (RPG) of MSF

Volunteers with the Rehabilitation and Protection Group (RPG) of MSF work closely with children and young persons who have been abused and neglected by their families or have offending behaviours. Volunteers are important and they act as befrienders and mentors, giving guidance and support to their charges.

Volunteers 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
MSF Volunteers @ RPG* 511 533 645 601 587 632 675 643 641 632
Foster Parents 200 227 243 243 282 357 420 453 498 530
ProPALS^ NA NA NA NA 14 39 72 85 103 133
Total 711 760 888 844 883 1028 1167 1181 1242 1295
* MSF Volunteers @ RPG comprise Volunteer Probation Officers, Volunteers in MSF Youth Homes. volunteers under the Enable-A-Family Scheme and Volunteer Transport Minders. These individuals provide support to children and young persons who require rehabilitation and protection. 

^ ProPALS started in August 2014. Data refers to the numner of partner organisations. Through the ProPALS scheme, partners provide programmes (such as sports, arts, lifeskills workshops, job preparation programmes) and employment opportunities for RPG clients. 


 

Source: Ministry of Social and Family Development

Updated on 16 April 2020

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