Who We Are
Shelter is a registered Christian organization in Malaysia. Shelter is 25 years old. It was started by a group of young people in 1981 and the ministry grew and every month about 500 children are being helped through the residential centers, single mothers support group, young prisoners ministry, refugee work and the teen drop in center.
To be effective in meeting the needs of hurting teens and children and their parents in this time and age. To have more young people joining the ministry so that we are able to mentor future leaders of the organization.
Types Of Activity
Residential centers - to provide protection and shelter for victims of child abuse. Single Mothers Support group- to provide support and counseling for single mothers. Child prisoners - to provide education, medical aid, legal aid for young prisoners. Refugee work - To provide medical,legal and education aid for refugees in Malaysia. Drop Zone - a drop in center for teens to come in for some snacks and games.
Presently there are 700 young prisoners in the Kajang Prison. Their ages range from 13 to 18 years of age. Shelter conducts educational and vocational training programs. Shelter works closely with the families and the courts to help the child released. Shelter receives volunteers from churches and provides medical and legal aid for the families.
Our magazine (newsletter)Quarterly newsletter - sent free of charge upon request.
Books we have publishedA book entitled " Silver Lining - a Hope for The future".
About Our Prison Ministry
Currently Shelter works with other local non governmental organizations, volunteers and the Malaysian Government. Shelter hopes to work with other agencies in sharing expertise and to have a staff exchange program .
Wisdom as we deal with family issues in this present age and time when life is according to modern day life style.