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Our Family of Websites

These websites, set up by MSF, help to make our policies and programmes more accessible to citizens.


Adoption Portal

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.

Baby Bonus Online             

Baby Bonus Online

Join Baby Bonus to get a cash gift and open a Child Development Account (CDA) - a special savings account which can be used for your child's educational and healthcare expenses at Baby Bonus Approved Institutions. 


ComCare Portal

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.

Divorce Support

Divorce Support microsite

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.

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Development Agency

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.


Families for Life

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.

Maternity Leave

Government-Paid Leave Portal

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.


MSF Fostering Scheme

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.


Maintenance of Parents website

The Maintenance of Parents website provides information on work of the Commissioner and the Tribunal to resolve maintenance dispute

National Committee on Prevention, Rehabilitation and Recidivism (NCPR)

The National Committee on Prevention, Rehabilitation and Recidivism (NCPR) was set up in April 2018 to oversee national efforts to prevent offending, re-offending and enhance rehabilitation of offenders.


National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG)

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.


National Council of Social Service (NCSS)

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.

Office of the Director of Social Welfare

Office of the Director-General of Social Welfare (ODGSW)

The ODGSW Microsite provides practitioners with useful tips and helpful information on social work practice and other aspects pertinent to the Social Sector.

Office of the Public Guardian             

Office of the Public Guardian

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.


Registry of Marriages (ROM) Singapore

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.


Singapore Central Authority

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.


Social Development Network (SDN)

SDN’s website provides singles with a wide range of information and events to create more social interaction opportunities for eligible individuals.

Student Care Portal             

Student Care Portal

A one-stop portal on student care information. Search for student care centres that are registered with MSF, find out about student care subsidies and guidelines for student care operators. Operators can apply to be registered with MSF via this portal.