help for low-income/needy
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Clarifications on photo of elderly cleaner at Telok Blangah hawker centre
Dec 4, 2018
Clarifications on an old photo of an elderly woman at Telok Blangah Hawker Centre circulating online
Clarifications on post about elderly siblings who have been living without power
Nov 27, 2018
Clarifications about online post on 10th November 2018 about a family of 3 elderly siblings who have been living without power and require social assistance.
Clarifications on post about elderly lady at Clementi hawker centre needing assistance and meals
Nov 25, 2018
Clarifications on post about an elderly lady at Clementi hawker centre needing assistance and meals
$131 million in ComCare assistance benefitted about 79,500 Individuals in FY2017
Oct 4, 2018
MSF provided $131 million in ComCare cash assistance to about 79,500 beneficiaries in FY2017. The total number of households assisted by ComCare has generally increased across the different schemes over the past five years.
Financial situations of ComCare's Short-to-Medium-Term Assistance recipients
Oct 2, 2018
Minister Desmond Lee answers question by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soo GRC, on the financial situations of ComCare's Short-to-Medium-Term Assistance recipients.
Seniors who refuse to participate in the Lease Buyback Scheme
Oct 2, 2018
Minister Desmond Lee answers question by Mr Murali Pillai, MP for Bukit Batok SMC, on seniors who are eligible for but refuse to participate in the Lease Buyback Scheme.
Next review of Public Assistance scheme
Oct 1, 2018
Minister answers question by Mr Seah Kian Peng, MP for Marine Parade GRC, on the next review of the Public Assistance scheme.
Statistics on elderly Singaporeans without family support
Aug 6, 2018
Minister answers question by Dr Chia Shi-Lu, MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC, on statistics about elderly Singaporeans without family support.
Jul 25, 2018
Bringing social service hubs in and around rental housing precincts for a more targeted and proactive approach to engage and support families living in rental flats.
Pilot Programme To Bring New Learning Approach To Preschools
Jul 11, 2018
The Early Childhood Development Agency, in collaboration with Temasek Foundation Cares, will pilot an initiative in selected preschools, which will see teachers being trained to apply teaching and learning strategies under the Abecedarian Approach (AA) in the classroom.