These websites, set up by MSF, help to make our policies and programmes more accessible to citizens.
Adopting a child is a long term commitment and responsibility. It can be an enriching and fulfilling experience for both parent and child. Adoption must be considered carefully as the commitment will change your life, the adopted child’s life and your family life. Learn more about the Adoption Process and Criteria.
Get S$4,000 – S$6,000 in cash for each new-born child, up to the fourth child, to help lighten the financial cost of raising children. You may also be entitled to Government dollar-matching contributions to your child’s Children Development Account (CDA).
A one-stop portal on child care information and services. Search for child care and family care facilities, read about child care-related subsidies and assistance schemes, or find out about guidelines and licences on setting up a child care centre.
ComCare provides social assistance for low-income individuals and families and is available at the Social Service Offices (SSOs). Find out more about the assistance available.
A divorce can be a difficult process for all those involved. Find out more about the divorce support services and resources available for couples and their families.
The Early Childhood and Development Agency oversees the development of children below the age of 6 in kindergartens and child care centres, by regulating and developing the early childhood sector.
This year’s 5th edition of the seminar brings together educators, social service practitioners, academics and individuals with a shared mission to explore ways to better support Malay/Muslim families in nurturing resilient children.
A 365-day guide to enriching family life with activities for the whole family to enjoy, ideas to celebrate special occasions, family-centric events to attend as well as resourceful articles on family matters. A Sharelist function in the website allows users to share interesting ideas for family activities and celebratory occasions with their family and friends.
The GPL Portal is a one-stop transactional portal for the GPL Schemes. It allows the online submission of applications for the various GPL Schemes and aims to provide a user-friendly, seamless and consistent application experience where claims will be processed much quicker.
Jobs-ODF supports company initiatives to implement job redesign, workplace modification, integration and apprenticeship programmes for persons with disabilities. Jobseekers can submit their resume, while employers can post job openings online.
The Fostering Scheme aims to provide an alternative care arrangement for children who are below 18 years of age and are in need of a safe, stable and nurturing home. Learn more about the scheme and how to apply to be a foster parent.
NYGR is an inter-agency committee which focuses on addressing problems and issues related to juvenile delinquency in Singapore.
NCPG helps individuals and families deal with problem gambling by providing counselling services, training sessions and other programmes. Take a Gambling Risk Assessment Test online or find out more about helpline and help services, as well as Casino Exclusion to exclude individuals from entering casinos.
NCSS leads and coordinates the social service sector in Singapore. Working with Voluntary Welfare Organisations, NCSS identifies service gaps, pioneers new programmes and sets best practice guidelines. Search for social services online or tap into resources for volunteers.
The Public Guardian works towards protecting the dignity and interests of individuals who lack mental capacity and are vulnerable. Learn about the functions of the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG), and find information on the Mental Capacity Act and Lasting Power of Attorney, as well as safeguards and protection against abuse and wilful neglect.
ROM is Singapore’s marriage registry for local and international marriage couples. Learn more about the marriage and solemnisation process, apply for a Notice of Marriage online, search for marriage records, etc.
The Singapore Central Authority facilitates applications for the return of children who have been taken to or from Singapore without permission of the parent who has custody rights.
The online portal started by the Social Development Network provides singles with a wide range of information and resources on dating. Register as a user to enjoy complimentary e-services, such as “Chatroom”, “Personals” and “Forum”.