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MSF Budget 2014

MSF Budget 2014

People at the heart of last mile delivery. Find out more about the various plans and initiatives that will bring us closer to our mission for Budget 2014. Find out more>

International Year of the Family

Singapore Celebrates Families

2014 is the International Year of the Family. We invite all to join us in the spirit of love and respect, commitment and big-heartedness. Find out more >>

Early Childhood Development Agency

Early Childhood Development Agency

The newly launched Early Childhood Development Agency oversees the regulation and development of kindergarten and child/ infant care programmes for children below the age of 6. Find out more>

Getting to the heart of business

Getting to the heart of business

Read the success stories of 10 accomplished social enterprises in Singapore. Through the insightful sharing by their founders, we hope you will support their good work and even be inspired to start your own social enterprise one day. Read more>>

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News and Updates

15 Apr 2014

Parents Maintenance under Maintenance of Parents Act

Statistics on the number and outcome of the applications for Parents maintenance as well as age, gender and living arrangement of applicants.

14 Apr 2014

Availability of Student Care Places

Minister answers question by Mr Yee Jenn Jong, Non-Constituency Member of Parliament on Availability of Student Care Places

14 Apr 2014

Certifications under the Singapore Pre-School Accreditation Framework (SPARK)

Minister answers question by Mr Yee Jenn Jong, Non-Constituency Member of Parliament on Certifications under the Singapore Pre-School Accreditation Framework (SPARK)

08 Apr 2014

Parliamentary Secretary (MSF) Ms Low Yen Ling's Remarks at the Opening of the SSI Training Course for ASEAN Participants

Remarks by Ms Low Yen Ling, Parliamentary Secretary for Social and Family Development.

08 Apr 2014

Singapore Trains ASEAN Social Workers

Singapore will hold a training course on 8-10 Apr 2014 for 20 frontline ASEAN social workers (see Annex A) who work with women and children victims of violence.

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Assistance Schemes

ComCare Child Care Fees Assistance

If you need to place your child in a child care centre but have difficulties paying the fees, you may apply for help under ComCare.

Child Care / Infant Care Subsidy

The child care and infant care subsidy is to help parents to defray some of the cost of child care fees and to ensure affordability and accessibility of child care services to all that require the services.

Home Ownership Plus Education (HOPE) Scheme

Provides comprehensive benefits to young, low-income families who choose to keep their family small so they can invest in their children's future and break out of the poverty cycle.

Government-Paid Child Care Leave Scheme

Under this scheme, parents can take up to 6 days of paid childcare leave every year until their children turn 7 years old.

ComCare Assistance for those Permanently Unable to Work

Are you unable to work due to old age, illness or disability? And you can't get help from family members? Get cash grants, medical assistance and education assistance under ComCare.

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