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Number of children in foster care and number of registered foster parents in the last three years
Aug 5, 2019
Minister answers questions by Mr Chong Kee Hiong, MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC on number of children in foster care and number of registered foster parents in the last three years
Keynote address by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin at the Rehabilitation and Care Conference 2017
Jul 13, 2017
Keynote speech by Minister Tan Chuan-Jin at the Rehabilitation and Care Conference 2017
Strengthening family-based care for vulnerable children
Mar 8, 2017
Fact sheet on updates of MSF's efforts to strengthen family-based care for vulnerable children through the Safe and Strong Families (SSF) Pilot programme and growing capacity of fostering.
Third Fostering Agency to be appointed in 2017 to support shift towards family-based care
Nov 18, 2016
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will appoint a third fostering agency in 2017 to better provide support for foster parents and facilitate the care of foster children. This is in line with MSF’s vision for vulnerable children to be placed in family-based care such as foster care.
Foster Care Week 2016
Sep 10, 2016
As part of the celebrations, MSF has launched the inaugural Foster Care Week (FCW). FCW is a week-long celebration of foster care, to raise awareness of foster care and encourage families to be part of the fostering movement in Singapore.
Foster Family Tea Party 2015
Nov 29, 2015
The MSF Fostering Services (FS) organises the annual foster parent appreciation event as a gesture of recognition for the many contributions made by foster parents in caring for children in need.
Foster parents of child with congenital disorders among 247 honoured at MSF Volunteer Awards
Oct 16, 2015
Mr Tan Thian Huat and Madam Mary Chan are among the 247 volunteers honoured at the MSF volunteer Awards on 16 October 2015. MSF paid tribute to volunteers with seven Outstanding Volunteer awards, 14 “Friends of MSF” awards, and 163 Long-Service awards.
Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin at the MSF Volunteer Awards
Oct 16, 2015
Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin at the MSF Volunteer Awards on 16 October 2015, 6.20pm, at The Regent Singapore
Fostering Agencies Factsheet
Feb 26, 2015
MSF would like to recruit more foster families and expand the fostering scheme. MSF’s objective is to double our fostering capacity to be able to care for about 600 vulnerable children within the next 5 years.
Foster Care in Singapore
Feb 26, 2015
Factsheet on foster care in Singapore