help for low-income/needy
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More Comprehensive Convenient and Coordinated Support for Low-Income and Vulnerable Families
Mar 6, 2019
To better support low-income and vulnerable families, the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will increase the assistance provided by ComCare schemes. MSF will also strengthen social service delivery in partnership with government agencies and community organisations, so as to provide more Comprehensive, Convenient and Coordinated support for these families.
Clarifications on elderly resident in Kembangan-Chai Chee ward
Feb 13, 2019
Clarifications about elderly resident in Kembangan-Chai Chee ward
Video-conferencing and Co-location of Services at Social Service Offices
Jan 29, 2019
Since December 2018, the SSOs at Geylang Serai and Bedok have set up video-conferencing links with the Housing & Development Board (HDB), SG Enable and the Special Needs Trust Company (SNTC). MSF has also worked with government agencies to co-locate complementary services at the SSO where opportune.
State of homelessness in Singapore
Jan 14, 2019
Minister answers question by Mr Zainal Sapari, MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC on the state of homelessness in Singapore.
Clarifications on photo of elderly cleaner at Clementi hawker centre
Dec 26, 2018
Clarifications on an old photo of an elderly woman at a Clementi hawker centre
Clarifications on photo of elderly cleaner at Telok Blangah hawker centre
Dec 4, 2018
Clarifications on an old photo of an elderly woman at Telok Blangah Hawker Centre circulating online
Clarifications on post about elderly siblings who have been living without power
Nov 27, 2018
Clarifications about online post on 10th November 2018 about a family of 3 elderly siblings who have been living without power and require social assistance.
Clarifications on post about elderly lady at Clementi hawker centre needing assistance and meals
Nov 25, 2018
Clarifications on post about an elderly lady at Clementi hawker centre needing assistance and meals
Support for low income and vulnerable families
Nov 20, 2018
Minister answers question by Ms Rahayu Mahzam, MP for Jurong GRC, on support for low-income and vulnerable families in Singapore
$131 million in ComCare assistance benefitted about 79,500 Individuals in FY2017
Oct 4, 2018
MSF provided $131 million in ComCare cash assistance to about 79,500 beneficiaries in FY2017. The total number of households assisted by ComCare has generally increased across the different schemes over the past five years.