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Tax Rebates and Baby Bonuses to Single Parents
Jul 6, 2021
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Ms Raeesah Khan on the obstacles preventing application of tax rebates and baby bonuses to single parents.
Proposed Amendments to Child Development Co-Savings Act to Provide More Support for Parents and Employers
Jul 5, 2021
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) is proposing to amend the Child Development Co-Savings Act (CDCA) to ensure that more working parents with Singaporean children benefit from family-friendly policies at the workplace.
Approach to Support Single Unwed Parents in their Caregiving Responsibilities
Jul 5, 2021
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Christopher de Souza on what is being done to fight against the stigma that single mothers face and to support them in their challenges as single parents.
Breakdown of Divorce Cases where Shared Care and Control of the Children was Awarded
Apr 5, 2021
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang on breakdown of divorce cases where shared care and control of the children was awarded.
POSITIVE CHILD OUTCOMES FROM PARENT EDUCATION – MSF ROLLS OUT REGIONAL PARENTING SUPPORT PROVIDERS
Nov 13, 2019
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)
announced today the appointment of 10 Parenting Support Providers (PSP) to help
equip all parents with parenting skills in a more holistic manner. This is in
response to increasing demand from parents who want to pick up new skills to
help strengthen their relationships with their children.
OPENING ADDRESS BY MR DESMOND LEE, MINISTER FOR SOCIAL AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT, AT ASIAN FAMILY CONFERENCE 2019, ON 13 NOVEMBER 2019, MANDARIN ORCHARD HOTEL, SINGAPORE
Nov 13, 2019
have also reviewed the structure and delivery of such programmes, with a view
of improving their impact and delivery. I am glad to announce that we have
moved to a new regional Parenting Support Provider model, where the appointed social
service agency will be the one-stop service provider for their region.
Uptake of Government-Paid Child Care Leave Scheme By Working Parents in Past Five Years
Nov 4, 2019
When employers submit claims for GPCL, we only check whether the employee has a child below 7 years old.
Paternity Leave taken in each of past 5 years
May 6, 2019
Minister Desmond Lee answers MP for Nee Soon GRC Mr Louis Ng's question on paid paternity leave taken in each of the past five years.
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.