Frances Cheang is a retired Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales and Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. She was formerly a partner of an international public accounting firm and retired from public accounting practice in 2006.
Frances has been on the Board of WE CARE Community Services Limited since 2007 and is the current Chairperson.
Frances had been very active volunteering in the social service sector since mid-1980s with the National Council of Social Service (NCSS). She first took a Board appointment with NCSS in 1992 and in ensuing years had been sitting in its various committees and held appointments as Treasurer, Hon Secretary and Vice President in some of those years. She retired from NCSS Board in 2014.
She was appointed Justice of the Peace in 1998 and was appointed to the Board of Visiting Justices & Board of Inspection from 1999 and is currently still serving on these Boards. Frances is also currently serving on the Panel of Advisers to the Youth Court, Practising Management Consultant Certification Board, Board of Visitors to SAF Detention Barracks, the Audit Committee of Mt Alvernia Hospital, and the School Management Committee of Canossian School
Frances sees her involvement in the social service sector and the community as a means now of contributing back to society after the many good years of professional life which she had enjoyed in the past.
SMART stands for Self-Management & Recovery Training. Participants learn tools for addiction recovery based on the latest scientific research and participate in a world-wide community which includes free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups.
SMART Recovery dates
Day: Every Thursday
Timing:230pm to 430pm
Venue: WE CARE, 11 Jalan Ubi
SMART is catered for individuals with a history of addictions. Interested participants are required to undergo a clincial intake before attending SMART Recovery.
If interested, register below or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mindfulness For Recovery
Mindfulness for Recovery is an open group to learn and practice mindfulness. Mindful practice aims to help participants to break away from their own destructive habitual patterns. All facilitators have personal experience practising mindfulness.
This group is catered for people with a history of addictions, reactive behaviours and/or mood disorders
Every Friday, 630pm to 730pm
Venue: WE CARE Community Services
To register: call 6547 5459 or email email@example.com
Families in Recovery through Education and Empowerment
FREE stands for Families in Recovery through Education and Empowerment. FREE is a workshop for the family members of addicted ones.
Date: Every 2nd Monday of the Month except Public Holiday
Upcoming workshop: 11 June 2018
Timing: 7pm to 9pm
Venue: WE CARE
To sign up, call WE CARE at 6547-5459. No payment is required for this programme.