Learn about our policies and stance on issues/topics such as adoption, marriages, divorces, singles, child care & education, abuse and violence, elderly & ageing.
How to help someone who is abused
You can do something about it. Here are some tips on how you can discuss the issue with someone who has been abused.
Commissioner for the Maintenance of Parents
The Commissioner helps parents who are unable to support themselves get support from their children through mediation, counselling, etc.
Families for Life
Families for Life aims to promote strong and resilient families in a genuine and positive way, by bringing Singaporeans together and strengthening the conversation on family.
Pro-Family Leave Schemes
Pro-Family Leave Schemes aims to foster an overall pro-family environment by providing more support to Singaporeans in terms of having and raising children.
Family Service Centres
FSCs are a key community-based focal point and social service provider for families in need. FSCs are staffed with professional social workers who are ready to provide a listening ear and helping hand.
Family Protection & Welfare Services
Services include Mandatory Counselling, Positive Parenting Programme (Triple P) and Special Marriage License.
Policy on Protection & Welfare of Families
MSF believes that the family is the basic building block of society. A close-knit, strong and stable family is self-reliant and competent in the care and development of its members.
Baby Bonus Scheme
Children bring joy to the family. The Baby Bonus Scheme supports parents’ decision to have more children by helping to lighten the financial costs of raising children.
Adoption Policy & Process
Adoption is a legal process by which the rights and responsibilities for a child are given up by one set of parents and undertaken by another.
Career Opportunities in Child Care Industry
Teacher-training and qualifications offer high leverage opportunities for enhancing standards of training and expanding career opportunities for pre-school professionals in Singapore.