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Fostering

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Our Stories - Hope and Healing 

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Despite facing tantrums and tears, couple        finds reward in fostering troubled kids             over the past 8 years 

Todayonline.com (31 Oct 2021)

  

96.3 Hao FM 生活加热点

96.3FM-the-red-dot (29 Oct 2021)

 

Foster mother among woman given Exemplary Mother Award by Jamiyah Singapore 

The Straits Times (Online) (23 Oct 2021)

 

Starter Kit for Singapore famlies looking to foster children 

The Straits Times © SPH Media Limited. Permission required for reproduction (13 Oct 2021)

 

More singaporeans chose to fosterlast year amid pandemic   

The Straits Times (Online) (7 Jun 2021) 

              

Can ask meh: Loving my foster childrenwith special needs 

Our Grandfather Story (Video) (24 May 2021)

 

 Mr Brown: Michael and Irene's Journey Pt 1

MrBrown.com (10 Dec 2020)


 

Mr Brown: Michael and Irene's Journey Pt 2 

MrBrown.com (Online) (11 Dec 2020)

 

 I couldn't have done it without my foster family


Rice Media.Co (4 Dec 2020) 

 

10 interesting things you probably didn'tknow about Fostering in Singapore 


Cheekiemonkies.net (27 Nov 2020) 

 

Foster Children add to Family's Festive Joy

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


 

Twin foster parents celeberates Hari Rayawith their foster child

Berita Mediacorp (Online) (Fri 22 May 2020)

 

More support, benefits forFoster families in Singapore


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

 

Senior couple chose to showerlove to their Foster child with special needs


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

 

The Challenges and Joys as Foster Parents


8World (Thu, 14 Nov 2019) 

 

Amended law passed to extend protection for  children up to age 18

Straits Times (Online) (5 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

 

A handbook education guide for foster parents

Source: [Berita Harian] © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction (18 Nov 2018)

 

 

 

Opening hearts to kids with special needs                  (22 Jul 2018)

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

               

    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

 

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