subsidies for child/student care
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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.
Speech by Ms Sun Xueling, Minister of State for MSF and MOE at 2021 Budget Debates, 25 February 2021
Feb 25, 2021
Budget 2021 supports women, and the Singapore Government has a longstanding commitment to building a society of equal opportunities where all Singaporeans, including women, can achieve their full potential.
Children without Child Development Accounts
Feb 2, 2021
MSF response to a parliamentary question by Mr Seah Kian Peng on the Child Development Account.
Development Support and Learning Support Programmes for Anchor Operator Pre-schools
Oct 15, 2020
MSF responds to a question by Mr Louis Ng on plans to plans to introduce the DS and LS programmes to more anchor operators.
Enhanced Support for Preschool Operators and Families
Mar 5, 2020
As part of the Government’s efforts to give every child a good start, the Ministry of Social and Family Development announced several changes at the Committee of Supply (COS) 2020 debates to better support preschool operators and families.
More affordable student care services for lower-income families
Mar 5, 2020
To strengthen support for lower-income families
and give every child a good start in life, the Ministry of Social and Family
Development (MSF) will enhance the affordability of student care for families
who require after-school care for their child.
Llinking the eligibility criteria of childcare subsidies with the mother's employment status
Mar 4, 2020
MSF responds on whether the Ministry intends to delink the eligibility criteria of childcare subsidies from the mother's employment status
Income Per Capita Criterion for Pre-school Subsidies for All Families
Nov 4, 2019
ECDA uses household income to assess whether a family qualifies for means-tested preschool subsidies.
Grants for non-MOE kindergartens and special needs support
May 8, 2019
Minister Desmond Lee answers MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC Dr Intan Azura Mokhtar's question on grants for non-MOE kindergartens and support for special needs children.
Child Development Account
May 6, 2019
Minister Desmond Lee answers MP for Pasir-Ris Punggol GRC Mr Zainal Sapari's question on the Child Development Account and whether excess will be transferred to the Post-Secondary Education Account.