Frequently asked questions


Is O’Joy affiliated to any religious organisation?

No, we are an independent voluntary welfare organisation (VWO) set up and are managed by professionals, most of whom are from the social service and aged-care industry. We serve all religions, races and dialects.


Why does O'Joy still need to fundraise?

The main reason is we are only partially-funded by Government agencies.


I would like to raise funds through an event such as a marathon. How do I do so?

O'Joy has partnered with portal Simply Giving which will allow the public at any time to easily raise funds. Go to:


Does O'Joy receive any Government funding or grants?

Yes, funding for our main programmes comes from various Government agencies such as the Ministry of Health (MOH), Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) (Tote Board Healthcare Fund) and National Council for Social Service (NCSS) (Tote Board Social Service Fund).


How do I get involved in O'Joy?

There are many ways to do so. You can donate to our counselling and Health Oriented Ageing (HOA) programmes. No donation is too small. To donate, you can do so through our crowdfunding platform:

Also, we are always looking for volunteers to help us in the work we do. Please go to the GET INVOLVED section of this site.

We are also open to corporate donations/sponsorships and employee volunteering. Alternatively, you may e-mail us at: if you have any queries.