We support low-income families to cope with their basic living and/or education needs of their children and facilitate them to become more resilient and self-reliant.

The assistance may include:

  • Financial assistance in essential household bills, such as rental, utilities, childcare fee, student care fee, etc.
  • Grocery vouchers to cope with daily living needs
  • Guidance in job search and skills upgrading
  • Enrichment programmes for children
  • Family bonding activities
  • Guidance and support from Volunteer Family Befrienders to build resilience
  • Volunteer-driven Mentoring and Tutoring Programme, such as the following:
    • Supervised Homework Group (SHG),  supports academically weak Primary 4 to 6 students in their studies and character development
    • Project YOUth Can Shine (YCS) supports Secondary 1 to 2 students in Mathematics and provides exposure in building the 21st-century competencies (Communications, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Creativity and Compassion)
  • Project RAISE (Realising Aspirations through Skills and Education) – supports the potential case families to achieve social mobility through provisions of grants for skills training and education and mentorship to parents/children

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant or at least family member, who lives in the same household, is a Chinese Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Gross monthly household income not exceeding $2,400 or gross per capita income not exceeding $800

Note: Application and type of assistance will be assessed and determined on a case-by-case basis.

Application / Enquiry

Applicants will be required to meet caseworker for an assessment with his / her supporting documents. For appointment or enquiry, please call 6603 5599 during office hours or email .