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MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Murali Pillai on the data of Comcare Assistance Recipients from 2017 to 2021 and the measures taken to ensure that Comcare Assistance Recipients are properly classified.
A very good evening to one and all. I am happy to be here at the YYD Education Centre Annual Gala Dinner this evening. It warms my heart to see everybody coming together to contribute to a good cause.
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) released the ComCare Annual Report FY2021 and the ComCare Trends Report FY2017–2021 today. Around 45,000 households received ComCare assistance in FY2021, a drop of 3% compared to over 46,000 households assisted in FY2020 when Singapore was at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Ms Hazel Poa on the review of ComCare eligibility criteria and the annual number of families and individuals who were provided ComCare assistance while not satisfying the eligibility criteria over the past three years.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim on the measures in place to determine the duration of ComCare assistance offered to residents in need.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Ms He Ting Ru regarding data of the FoodConnect directory and database.
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Ms Sylvia Lim on the proportion of rejection for ComCare Short-to-Medium-Term Assistance for the last 3 months and plans for the adjustment of the threshold criteria for household eligibility for ComCare SMTA.
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will increase the amount of
assistance for lower-income households on the ComCare Long-Term Assistance (LTA) and
Short-to-Medium-Term Assistance (SMTA) schemes from 1 August 2022. This is part of the
support package introduced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence
Wong to provide support to households, individuals and businesses, in view of inflationary
pressures caused by external factors.
Address by Minister Masagos Zulkifli at the "Financial Capability and Asset Building Initiative: Maximising Potential, Empowering Communities" Event.