Ministry for Substance Users and HIV/AIDS

AOHD’s Welcome Community Home in Batu Arang provides shelter and holistic nursing care to substance users and people living with HIV/AIDS, especially those rejected by their families and friends.

We facilitate access to medical treatment, ensuring treatment compliance and consistent follow-ups at hospitals, with care provided by a medical nurse, trained caregivers, and a dedicated team of volunteers who generously offer friendship and a listening ear.

We also attempt to facilitate reconciliation and acceptance between individuals and their families. Thus, residents are able to live and die in peace and dignity. In the event of death, we conduct a decent funeral according to the individual’s religious/cultural preference.


Alvin Santanam
The Welcome Community Home, Bt Arang