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MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Ms He Ting Ru regarding data of the FoodConnect directory and database.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Ms Sylvia Lim on the proportion of rejection for ComCare Short-to-Medium-Term Assistance for the last 3 months and plans for the adjustment of the threshold criteria for household eligibility for ComCare SMTA.
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will increase the amount of
assistance for lower-income households on the ComCare Long-Term Assistance (LTA) and
Short-to-Medium-Term Assistance (SMTA) schemes from 1 August 2022. This is part of the
support package introduced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence
Wong to provide support to households, individuals and businesses, in view of inflationary
pressures caused by external factors.
Address by Minister Masagos Zulkifli at the "Financial Capability and Asset Building Initiative: Maximising Potential, Empowering Communities" Event.
Following the adjustment in Singapore's Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON) status on 26 April 2022, and extensive easing of community and border measures, MSF and NCSS have reviewed and will close all TCF COVID-19 relief schemes with immediate effect. Those who had been certified as COVID-positive before 24 May 2022 can still apply.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song on whether the Ministry is looking to streamline means testing procedures for public assistance applications and renewals.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Ms Yeo Wan Ling whether there is an increase in the rejection of renewals for the various Social Service Office support for the past 24 months.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim on whether the Ministry is considering reviewing the ComCare payouts amount and the eligibility criteria in view of rising inflation.
Supporting families in building bonds and developing resilient individuals.