Our Programmes: Youth Services

CWS-BT YouthReach

(formerly Poverello Teen Centre)

CWS-BT YouthReach is a joint youth outreach project by CWS and Boys' Town to serve the youths in our community. Part of the services of YouthReach includes a drop-in centre in Tampines which aims to provide a sense of purpose and direction, and to inculcate values in the lives of the youth. YouthReach also offers comprehensive services to reach out to youths at risk and help them utilise their strengths and resources to achieve their desired goals and provides services such as counselling, home visits, and life skills workshops to various schools and organizations.

The drop-in centre in Tampines was set up originally in 1999 as a drop-in centre for Youths-At-Risk by the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FMM), and was called the Poverello Teen Centre (PTC) to help youths develop their potentials and skills.

As of June 2009, Catholic Welfare Services and Boys' Town collaborated to expand the services of the CWS youth arm and formed YouthReach. Through its various programmes, students learn values of self-worth, discipline and responsibility that prevent and reduce delinquency.

Centre Manager:

Mr. Ong Teck Chye


Blk 166, Tampines St 12, #01-357, S521166


6588 2267