Start of content

Fostering

FAQs
Fostering In Singapore - MSF Fostering Scheme 

FAQs



General information on the Fostering scheme

We welcome applicants interested in fostering children of all ages, including babies, older children and teenagers, sibling sets and those with special needs.



Application Eligibility and Process

Please complete the online application form found here and we will get in touch with you once your form has been received.

(Note: After clicking on our Online Application Form link, please login to your Singpass, click on "I want to apply to be a volunteer" followed by "Foster Parent volunteer scheme". Please do not click on "I am a Foster Parent Applicant".)

Alternatively, you may also download the hard copy of the application form and submit it together with your supporting documents. 

a) Scan and email the completed copy to fostering@msf.gov.sg or
b) Mail the completed copy to

Publicity and Recruitment Team
The MSF Fostering Service
Children In Care Branch
Ministry of Social and Family Development
512 Thomson Road
#11-00
Singapore 298136



Being a Foster Parent


Support from MSF

A Foster Care Officer will work closely with you to provide guidance and support, so that you can be the best possible foster parent to the child placed with you. Besides financial support such as monthly fostering allowance, child care subsidies, and exemption of medical fees, there will also be ongoing training, support group sessions, respite care and 24-hour emergency support and crisis hotline.



How to Reach Us


Published On Wed, Mar 18, 2015
Last Reviewed On Mon, Dec 17, 2018