parenting & baby bonus
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Localised, research-backed parenting resources to better support parents
Mar 14, 2019
An initiative by MSF, the online portal empowers parents to take a more active role in nurturing their child by curating parenting information on a wide range of topics for parents-to-be, and parents with young children up to six years old.
Child Development Account dollar-for-dollar matching benefit for children of unwed parents born from 1 January 2005
Aug 1, 2017
Minister answers question by Mr Kok Heng Leun, Nominated Member of Parliament, on extending Child Development Account dollar-for-dollar matching benefit to children of unwed parents born from 1 January 2005.
Single unmarried mothers adopting biological children
Jul 3, 2017
Minister answer question by Dr Lim Wee Kiak, MP for Sembawang GRC, regarding cases of single unmarried mothers adopting their biological children.
Take up rate for paid paternity leave in 2016
Mar 3, 2017
Parliamentary Secretary answers question by Mr Seah Kian Peng, MP for Marine Parade GRC, on the number of applications for paid paternity leave in 2016.
Measures to encourage parents to have more children
Jul 11, 2016
The Ministry answers question by Er Dr Lee Bee Wah, MP for Nee Soon GRC, on measures to encourage parents to have more children
Take up rate for paid paternity leave
Jan 28, 2016
Minister answers question by Mr Seah Kian Peng, MP for Marine Parade GRC on the take up rate for paid paternity leave
MSF revokes status of Approved Persons for Sweetlands Childcare Centres
Oct 15, 2015
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has served notice to revoke the status of Approved Person (AP) of all the 11 Sweetlands Childcare centres yesterday. We will revoke the AP status of Mdm Chan Chew Shia and Mr Ho Boon Hong on 21 October 2015.
Maternity leave for single working mothers
Jul 14, 2015
Minister answer question by Ms Kuik Shiao-Yin, Nominated Member of Parliament on maternity leave for single working mothers
More Banking Choices and Greater Convenience for Parents Under Changes to Baby Bonus Scheme
Jun 22, 2015
Parents will soon have more banking choices for their young children’s Baby Bonus Child Development Accounts (CDA). The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has appointed DBS Bank (DBS) and United Overseas Bank (UOB) as new Managing Agents for CDAs. These banks will join existing CDA bank Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (OCBC) to provide CDA services from 13 July 2015.
Benefits for Single Mothers
Jan 19, 2015
Minister answer question by Ms Kuik Shiao-Yin, Nominated Member of Parliament on the benefits for single mothers and their children