juveniles & youths-at-risk
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Completion Rate Of Probation Orders Remained High In 2020 With Strong Collaboration With Community Parners And Support Of Technology
Jun 4, 2021
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) announced that the completion rate of Probation Orders closed in 2020 remained high at 82%, despite the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Steps Taken to Ensure Continual Access of Children-in-care in View of Social Distancing Rules
Oct 15, 2020
MSF response to a question by Dr Wan Rizal on steps that have been taken to ensure continual access of natural parents and children-in-care during the period whereby social distancing between households are enforced.
Education and Housing Support for Young Men and Women who Grow out of Residential Boys' or Girls' Homes
Oct 6, 2020
MSF response to a question by Mr Christopher de Souza on the education and housing support available to Young Men or Women who grow out of MSF response to a question by Mr Christopher de Souza on the education and housing support available to Young Men or Women who grow out of Boys' or Girls' residential homes.
Balancing Guidance with Enforcement Key to Continued Success of Probation Orders
May 21, 2020
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) announced in its Probation and Community Rehabilitation Service (PCRS) 2019 Annual Report that 538 new Probation Orders were issued in 2019. About 83 per cent of those placed on probation were below the age of 21.
minimum staff-to-child ratio at places of safety
Mar 4, 2020
MSF responds on the possibility of introducing a minimum staff-to-child ratio at places of safety
Updates on Measures Taken to Rehabilitate and Protect At-Risk Individuals and Offenders to Transform their Lives
Nov 4, 2019
Minister answers a question by Mr Seah Kian Peng on whether he can provide an update on measures taken to rehabilitate and protect at-risk individuals and offenders to transform their lives and the results to date.
To specify the highest, lowest, mean and median numbers of children per social worker at places of safety from 2011 to 2017
Oct 7, 2019
Children in need of care or protection may be referred by MSF or ordered by the Youth Court to reside in licensed Homes that are gazetted as places of safety under the Children and Young Persons Act.
Number of children and young persons who enter a place of safety
Oct 7, 2019
Children and young persons (CYPs) in need of care or protection may be referred by MSF or ordered by the Youth Court to reside in places of safety under the Children and Young Persons Act.
Number of youth suicides, broken down into male and female youths, for the past two years.
Oct 7, 2019
The number of suicides involving 10- to 19-year-olds fluctuates from year to year.
Closing Speech at Second Reading of Children and Young Persons (Amendment) Bill
Sep 4, 2019
Minister Desmond Lee delivers closing speech at Second Reading of Children and Young Persons (Amendment) Bill in Parliament