From Disconnect To Reconnect

When Ms Lam’s ex-husband left the family and her daughter was diagnosed with severe Autism, Ms Lam suffered an emotional breakdown. She felt even more depressive and isolated when her daughter started to have frequent tantrums and outbursts. With ChickenSoup’s support, her daughter becomes more stable emotionally which allows the family to re-connect with the community.

FIC#034: Story of Ms Lam and Her Family

 
Absence of Breadwinners
  • Father left the family
  • Mother quit her job to look after a daughter with serious special educational needs
 
Illnesses
  • Daughter has serious special educational needs
  • Mother struggles with mental health issues and serious insomnia
 
Extreme Poverty
  • Living on CSSA with no disposable income

Moving Into A New Home

During the fifth wave of COVID, we recruited a group of brave volunteers from USRC Tigers RFC who have been so supportive and helped move Ms Lam into her new home.

A "Soul Relief" Visit

As part of “Project Soul Relief,” Chef Vicky and his wife Polly hand delivered a homemade strawberry cake for Ms Lam’s daughter during a home visit to cheer up the family. Their heartwarming visit put a big smile on our family’s faces!

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