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Application rate for additional childcare subsidy for non-working mothers
Feb 29, 2016
Minister answers question by Ms Sun Xueling, MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC on the application rate for additional childcare subsidy for non-working mothers
Support for retrenched workers and their families
Feb 29, 2016
Minister answers question by Ms Tin Pei Ling, MP for MacPherson SMC on the support for retrenched workers and their families
Efficacy of Social Service Offices
Feb 29, 2016
Minister answers question by Ms Cheryl Chan, MP for Fengshan SMC on the efficacy of Social Service Offices
$116 million disbursed under ComCare in 2014
Dec 17, 2015
About $116 million in ComCare assistance was provided in Financial Year 2014 (FY14) from 1 Apr 2014 to 31 Mar 2015. According to the latest ComCare Annual Report published by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF), this is an increase of more than 10% in ComCare assistance disbursed compared to $102 million in the previous FY.
Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin at Credit Suisse Philanthropists Forum 2015
Nov 17, 2015
Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister for Social and Family Development at the Credit Suisse Philanthropists Forum 2015 on 17 November 2015
Benefits for Single Mothers
Jan 19, 2015
Minister answer question by Ms Kuik Shiao-Yin, Nominated Member of Parliament on the benefits for single mothers and their children
More children to benefit from higher fee assistance for kindergarten education
Jan 2, 2015
More children will stand to benefit from higher subsidies under the Kindergarten Fee Assistance Scheme (KiFAS), which comes into effect today. The enhancements to the scheme are part of the Government’s efforts to improve the affordability, accessibility and quality of early childhood development programmes.
Number of individuals and households receiving assistance under ComCare
Nov 3, 2014
Minister answers question by Mr Yee Jenn Jong, Non-Constituency Member of Parliament on number of individuals and households receiving assistance under ComCare
72,000 benefit from ComCare Assistance and moves made to improve delivery in 2013
Sep 10, 2014
More than $102 mil in ComCare assistance was provided to 72,000 needy Singaporeans and their families in Financial Year 2013 (FY13), according to the latest ComCare Annual Report by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF). Major efforts were also made to improve the delivery of assistance.
Requirement for Flag Day applicants to maintain average gross proceeds
Sep 8, 2014
Minister answers question by Mr Muhammad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap, MP for Aljunied GRC on the requirement for Flag Day applicants to maintain average gross proceeds