FAMILY - Family Support Services

Services and programmes that enable vulnerable individuals and families to be resilient and stable.
 
Family Service Centres
Family Service Centres (FSCs) are a key community-based focal point and social service provider for families in need. The objectives of FSCs are to promote and improve the social well-being of every individual in the family, at every stage of life. FSCs are staffed by social workers and other professionals who can provide a helping hand. Click here to find the FSC nearest to you.
 
Remarriages and Step-Families
PPIS Vista Sakinah helps remarried couples and their families cope with their new roles and adjust to their reconstituted families. The services provided include family casework and counselling, support groups, programmes for children, and public education.
 
Support for Single-Parent Families
The Single-Parent Family Support Centres helps single-parent families ease into acceptance of the new family unit. The services provided include individual casework and counselling, support groups, programmes for the single-parent and children, and public education.
 
The HELP Family Service Centre  and PPIS As-Salaam Family Support Centre runs support groups for parents who are divorced, separated, widowed or unwed, and their children.
 
Divorce Support Specialist Agencies

Divorce Support Specialist Agencies (DSSAs) enhance child centricity and provide support for divorcing and divorced families and children in the form of workshops on co-parenting, support groups, case management and counselling.
Besides the DSSAs, AWARE runs a support group for women going through divorce to cope with the emotional upheavals, restructure their lives and embrace this new stage of life with hope and positivity.
 
Maintenance Support Programme
A one-stop drop-in centre that provides advice and assistance with problems relating to payment of court-ordered maintenance following a divorce or legal separation. This includes legal advice, credit bureau reporting,  filing of fresh and/or enforcement of maintenance orders and public education.
 
Child Access
Moving Forward with Contact Services run by THK Centre for Family Harmony supports children from divorced or separated families to  have interaction (access time) with the non-custodial parent in a safe environment.
 
Transnational Families Support Centres
 
Care Corner Singapore and Fei Yue Community Services prepare transnational couples for a cross-cultural marriage in Singapore and equip them with knowledge on where they can get assistance in the community.