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Eligibility Criteria For Foster Parents

You are required to fulfill the following criteria:

  • Be married and apply together as a couple

  • Be at least 25 years old

  • Be a resident of Singapore

  • Be medically fit to care for children

  • Have at least a secondary school education

  • Preferably have experience in caring for children

  • Have a minimum monthly household income of $2,000 and a per capita income of at least $700. Retirees can apply to be assessed based on non-work sources of income and saving.

  • Commit to provide a child-safe home environment. This includes refraining from the use of physical punishment such as caning or hitting. For foster parents caring for children below the age of 13, a child-safe environment includes having window grilles on all windows.