Supervised programme enables more estranged couples to see their kids after divorce

A total of 164 families went through the supervised visitation or supervised exchange programme in 2018.
A total of 164 families went through the supervised visitation or supervised exchange programme in 2018.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Despite their acrimonious relationship, an increasing number of divorcing parents are spending time with their children during the proceedings or after, thanks to a programme which sees counsellors supervising visits.

A total of 164 families went through the supervised visitation or supervised exchange programme in 2018, up from 133 families in 2017 and 112 in 2016 when the programme started, a Family Justice Courts (FJC) spokesman told The Straits Times.

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