Schools here referred 900 students who needed help to social workers last year

A posed photo of an abused girl. The Ministry of Social and Family Development is boosting the delivery of social services through more information sharing and better co-ordination between agencies, to ensure the needy get appropriate help.
A posed photo of an abused girl. The Ministry of Social and Family Development is boosting the delivery of social services through more information sharing and better co-ordination between agencies, to ensure the needy get appropriate help.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Something was eating the primary school girl.

When she confided in her school counsellor that she was afraid of her older brother because he had been rough with her, the school alerted Fei Yue Community Services' Family Service Centre in Choa Chu Kang.

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