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Fostering

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Foster Children add to Family's Festive Joy


The Straits Times (Online) (Mon, 25 May 2020) 


 

Twin Foster Parents celeberates Hari Raya with their foster child 


Berita Mediacorp (Online) (Fri, 22 May 2020) 

 

 

Fostering a child with special needs


Channel NewsAsia (Online) (Sat, 18 Jan 2020) 

 


 

Senior couple chose to shower love to their Foster child with special needs

Suria Berita (Online) (Sat, 16 Nov 2019) 


 

 

More support, benefits for Foster families in Singapore


Channel NewsAsia (Online) (Sat, 16 Nov 2019) 

 

 

The role of a Foster Care Officer


8World  (Thu, 14 Nov 2019) 

 

 

The Challenges and Joys as Foster Parents


8World (Thu, 14 Nov 2019) 

 

 

Strengthened support for abused and neglected children proposed in amendments to Children and Young Persons Act

Channel NewsAsia (Online) Mon, 5 Aug 2019)

 

 

Vasantham Penggal (Tues, 24 Sep 2019)

 

Mother of all jobs: Foster mum of 19 years is still going strong (Wed, 3 Jul 2019)

Source: [The Straits Times] © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction

 

Our foster mother, Mdm Thiravingadam Sembugavalie, winning the Lifetime Award for Indian Women of the Year Awards 2019, organised by Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 

Parents who treat foster children like their flesh and blood (Sat, 9 Mar 2019)

 

MSF Fostering Scheme on Hao 96.3FM (Fri, 1 Mar 2019)

 

A handbook and educational guide for foster parents

Source: [Berita Harian] © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction

 

Opening hearts to kids with special needs (Sun, 22 July 2018)

Source: [The Straits Times] © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction

 

Suria Lensa Ramadan Episode 5 (Wed, 20 June 2018)

 

Not a biological or adopted child, but mum is a shelter in times of storm (Mon, 28 May 2018)

Source: [Lianhe Zaobao] © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction

 

Vasantham Talkshow Achamillai Achamillai (Thurs, 10 May 2018)

 

Hamidah provides deep maternal love to foster children (Mon, 1 Jan 2018)

Source: [Lianhe Zaobao] © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction


 

Interview with Foster Mother Ms Joy Shuo

MSF Foster Mother Ms Joy Shuo shares her fostering experience on Channel 8’s Frontline programme. Friday, 9 May 2014.

 

 Interview with Foster Mother Mdm Sartha

MSF Foster Mother Mdm Sartha shares her fostering experience on 50Faces. Wed, 1 Apr 2015. http://www.50faces.sg/ 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Get involved and help change the foster care narrative in Singapore

The media has a great ability to bring awareness to the needs of our most vulnerable children. We are keen for more media coverage to spread the word about fostering as wide as possible.

For media-related opportunities, you can send an email to fostering@msf.gov.sg.


 

Opening hearts to kids with special needs (Sun, 22 July 2018)

Source: [The Straits Times] © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction