Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

The MSF website may undergo scheduled maintenance every Tues, Fri and Sun, from 12am to 9am.
> Click here for the latest Safe Management Measures for weddings.
> Click here for other COVID-19 advisories.
> Click here for COVID-19 FAQs (for support schemes, etc).

Singapore Government

Family Development and Support

Family Development Group

We strengthen and support families to realise the vision of making Singapore the best place for family life through our policies, programmes and publicity efforts.

  • The Ageing & Extended Family Branch is made up of the Office of the Public Guardian, Tribunal for the Maintenance of Parents and the Commissioner of the Maintenance of Parents.
  • ​The division supports families by providing digital solutions and online resources to improve the delivery of family services and ensure memorable marriages.
  • ​The Family Engagement Branch's Public Engagement unit provides communications support to the Family Development Group. 
  • ​The Family Policy Office formulates and reviews policies that promote and strengthen families, as well as conducts family research to drive and inform evidence-based policies and programmes.
  • The mission of the Division is to work with our partners to ensure enrich parenthood and promote marriages among singles.
  • The Family Support Division strengthens marriages and families by developing and implementing evidence-based and evidence-informed family support programmes for different stages of family life.
  • ​The Family ​Promotion and Partnership Division promotes and strengthen families through family-centric campaigns and enrich family life through programmes.