FLS Milestones

  • 2015
      FLS celebrates 30th Anniversary
  • 2014
      First fund raising Flag Day for PCS held in Aug
  • 2013
    1. Launched of “Effective parenting Series” targeted to empower parents with early child development.
    2. Once a month Saturday counselling offered from 9am to 1pm.
  • 2012
    1. Sexuality programme called “Made for More” targeted at youth was developed.
    2. Renaming of counselling services to “Marital & Family Therapy”.
  • 2011
      FLS “Growing up & respect for self” approved by MOE and launches in upper primary and lower secondary students.
  • 2010
    1. Parenting United alliance consisting of 4 VWOs with similar values in family life is formed (Montfort Care, Centre for Fathering, Focus on the Family and Family Life Society).
    2. Rachels Vineyard launches its first retreat in Singapore.
  • 2009
    1. Pregnancy Crisis Services opens private shelter for women and teens faced with unplanned pregnancy.
    2. First batch of para-counsellors graduate with additional Certificate and Diploma in Counselling in collaboration with Centre for Family Ministries (CEFAM) of the Ateneo de Manila University.
  • 2008
      FLS initiates and plans first regional “Family Symposium” involving Family Commissions in Southeast Asia.
  • 2006
    1. FLS launched school family education programme for parents to talk about “Sex” with their teens
    2. First batch of para-counsellors graduated
  • 2005
    1. Basic Counselling Course launched to train a pool of para-counsellors for community outreach
    2. Partnership with KK Women’s and Children Hospital to provide pregnancy crisis counselling for women with unplanned pregnancies
  • 2004
    1. “COL” and other FLS programmes, appointed and endorsed by MCYS as School Family Education (SFE) provider
    2. Two Fund-raising programmes i.e. “The Passion of Christ” Fund-raising at Cathay Organisation Orchard Cineplex & “Down Memory Lane 3”
    3. PCS supports Ministry of Community Development, Youth & Sports, National Helpline and collaborated with 4 other VWOs to provide help to pregnant mothers facing crisis pregnancies.
    4. 7 Oct, Fr Edmund Dunne, CSSR, passed on.
  • 2003
      FLS hosts the 10th Human Life International Asia-Pacific Congress (HLI ASPAC) in Singapore 6 – 9 Nov at RELC
  • 2001
    1. “The Family Lifeline” a fortnightly feature story in Catholic News
    2. Launch of monthly e-Newsletter.
  • 1999
      FLS Youth Life-Line is launched for youth in distress.
  • 1986
      Pregnancy Crisis Service (PCS) 24x7 Hotline Launched
  • 1985
      Officially registered under the Society Acts of Singapore as Family Life Society (FLS), a registered local charity.
  • 1983
    1. Family Life Bureau, founded by Fr Edmund Dunne & a group of dedicated lay people.
    2. “Celebration of Life” (COL), sexuality programme successfully to schools, junior colleges, and churches
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