To house about 300 rough sleepers during this circuit breaker period in HDB units. Currently the S3P model involves housing many rough sleepers in a common area with shared facilities like toilets, shower facilities.
The duration of this project is estimated to last beyond the circuit breaker period. For at least 3 months, the duration of stay may extend, depending on the COVID-19 situation. We are projecting for a period of about 6months.
Location is confidential; there is a mixture of 1room, 2 room flats in the block. The units are furnished a bed and mattress, sleeping bags, electrical and water supply. The plan is to house 2 person in a 1 room flat and 4 persons in a 2 room flat. New Hope is fundraising to purchase additional bed, mattresses, pillows, electrical kettle, tables, chairs, other basic essentials for our homeless friends to stay comfortably.
35 On the next day he took out two denarii and gave them to the innkeeper and said, ‘Take care of him; and whatever more you spend, when I return I will repay you.’
Many focus their attention on the Samaritan’s acts of kindness, there’s also a very important person- Innkeeper , minister of the gospel, who is the host, invites the travelers in, clothed them, feed them, care for them. Truly, New Hope will be hosting the homeless in the shelter.