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Community Link Expanded To Reach 21 Towns And 14,000 Families Over Next Two Years
Mar 5, 2021
Given the protracted economic and social impact of COVID-19, MSF has accelerated plans to scale up the ComLink initiative to strengthen support for the lower-income and families and individuals in need.
Speech by Ms Sun Xueling, Minister of State for MSF and MOE at 2021 Budget Debates, 25 February 2021
Feb 25, 2021
Budget 2021 supports women, and the Singapore Government has a longstanding commitment to building a society of equal opportunities where all Singaporeans, including women, can achieve their full potential.
Duration for deputyship application process without a Lasting Power of Attorney
Feb 2, 2021
MSF response to a parliamentary question by Mr Yip Hon Weng on the Lasting Power of Attorney.
Breakdown of amount for successful payouts under COVID-19 Support Grant
Feb 1, 2021
MSF response to a parliamentary question by Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim on the COVID-19 Support Grant.
COVID-19 Recovery Grant for Lower- to Middle-Income Workers
Dec 16, 2020
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will launch the COVID-19 Recovery Grant (CRG) on 18 January 2021 to support lower- to middle-income employees and self-employed persons (SEPs) who are financially impacted by COVID-19.
Online applications for the COVID19 Support Grant
Nov 4, 2020
MSF response to a parliamentary question by Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song on online applications for the COVID-19 Support Grant.
Distribution of support grants
Nov 4, 2020
MSF response to a question by Mr Sharael Taha on the distribution of support grants.
Number of Singaporeans Who Have Been Provided Childcare, Pre-school and After-school Care Subsidies
Oct 15, 2020
MSF response to a question by Mr Gan Thiam Poh on current number of Singaporeans who have been provided with childcare/pre-school and after-school care subsidies, whether the Ministry will extend the subsidies to non-working mothers who look after elder children and whether the Ministry will review subsidies given by ECDA centres in providing childcare/pre-school and after-school care.
Unsuccessful Applications for COVID-19 Support Grant
Oct 14, 2020
MSF response to a question by Ms Ng Ling Ling on how many applications for the COVID-19 Support Grant have been rejected due to applicants' prior gross monthly household income exceeding $10,000 per month or $3,100 per capita income despite the fall in their income significantly, exceeding more than 30%, and all other criteria being met.
ComCare Spending Increased 19 percent in 2019 to $151 Million
Oct 9, 2020
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) released the ComCare Annual Report FY 2019 and the ComCare Trends Report FY2015-2019 The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) released the ComCare Annual Report FY 2019 and the ComCare Trends Report FY2015-2019. Key findings include the disbursement of $151 million in ComCare cash assistance in FY2019, a 19% increase from FY2018. ComCare assisted some 78,600 beneficiaries in FY2019, a 4% increase from FY2018;