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Get tips on where to turn to for resources and support in dealing with divorce. Learn more about the services and programmes offered at the four DSSAs.

Read more about Children in Between, a programme offered by Divorce Support Specialist Agencies (DSSAs), for parents and their children who are between 6 to less than 15 years of age.

Dear Mom & Dad video

Children often get anxious due to issues like child custody being discussed in front of them. This is a child’s perspective on what it feels like to go through a divorce.

Financial Literacy and Outreach Programmes 

Equipping yourself with the skills to manage your finances well is important, regardless of your circumstances. You need to follow a parenting plan for your child’s well-being and manage your finances in a way that is beneficial for both, you and your child. Here is a list of some of the financial literacy programmes that are available. 

Programme  Contact Info 
Consumer Credit 360
Conducted by DP Credit Bureau, Consumer Credit 360 is a national credit education outreach programme which caters to the consumer credit learning points across all demographics.

Tel: (65) 6320 1900 
Email: dpcb@dpgroup.com.sg 
Website: www.dpcreditbureau.com.sg 

MoneySENSE
MoneySENSE is a national financial education programme, bringing together industry and public sector initiatives to enhance the basic financial literacy of consumers.
Email: consumers@mas.gov.sg
Website: www.moneysense.gov.sg
Institute for Financial Literacy
The Institute for Financial Literacy offers free financial education programmes which cover basic money management, financial planning and investment know-how.
Tel: (65) 6870 8383
Email: ifl@sp.edu.sg
Website: http://finlit.sg/
Dollars & Sense
Dollars & Sense is a learning community driven by volunteer facilitators to guide members on the basics of financial literacy and personal wealth management.
Email: enquiries@dollarsandsense.sg
Website: http://dollarsandsense.sg/
Insolvency Office
The Insolvency Office organises the Financial Education Workshop with the aim of increasing the public’s understanding of money management and equipping individuals with the necessary knowledge to better manage finances.
Tel: 1800-2255-529
Email: OneMinLaw@mlaw.gov.sg
Website: http://www.mlaw.gov.sg/content/
io/en.html

Credit Counselling Singapore
Sign up for free talks on:

  • Credit Counselling
  • Debt Management Programme
  • Education on Financial-related topics 
Tel: (65) 6225 5227
Email: enquiry@ccs.org.sg
Website: http://www.ccs.org.sg/ 

Reports and Statistics 

  1. Dissolution of Marriages Among Marriage Cohorts 1987 – 2012  
  2. Report on Marriage Cohort Dissolution Rates 
  3. Statistics on Marriages and Divorces, 2016 

Media Releases 

  1. Factsheet on Divorce Support Specialist Agencies  
  2. Support for Children Affected by Divorce, Speech by Parliamentary Secretary Ms Low Yen Ling at MSF Committee of Supply, 13 Mar 2015

 

 
Last Reviewed On Fri, Aug 4, 2017