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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;
Review of Distribution of Support Grants Based on Per Capita Income
Oct 6, 2020
MSF response to question from Mr Sharael Taha on whether the Ministry is reviewing its eligibility criteria for distributing support grants especially on the use of per capita income of occupants living in a particular address.
Kindergarten Fee Assistance Scheme (KiFAS)
Oct 6, 2020
MSF response to question from Ms He Ting Ru on the Kindergarten Fee Assistance Scheme (KiFAS).
COVID-19 Support Grant and Comcare Scheme
Oct 6, 2020
MSF response to questions related to COVID-19 Support Grants and grants under Self-Employed Income Relief Scheme.
Number of Applications and Income Criteria for ComCare Assistance
Oct 5, 2020
MSF responds to a question from Ms Raeesah Khan on number of applications for ComCare Assistance, income criteria and whether MSF is planning a review of income criteria.
COVID-19 Support Grant Extended until 31 December 2020 to Continue Supporting Lower- to Middle-Income Employees
Sep 22, 2020
Extended applications for the COVID-19 Support Grant until 31 December 2020 to continue supporting lower- to middle-income employees.
Ministry of Social and Family Development's Addendum To The President's Address 2020
Aug 25, 2020
The Ministry of Social and Family Development's Addendum to the President's Address 2020.
Cut Reply Speech by Assoc Prof Dr Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim at the Second Supplementary Estimates Committee Of Supply
Jun 5, 2020
Cut Reply Speech by Assoc Prof Dr Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim at the Second Supplementary Estimates Committee Of Supply.