The needy receive better support when help agencies are co-located: Government

Earlier in March, the Ministry of Social and Family Development announced plans to strengthen coordination to make it easier for the needy to get help, as part of the SG Cares national movement to foster a more caring society.
Earlier in March, the Ministry of Social and Family Development announced plans to strengthen coordination to make it easier for the needy to get help, as part of the SG Cares national movement to foster a more caring society.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Sharon, a single parent with three children, was facing a slew of problems and did not know who to turn to for help.

Partially blind, the 50-year-old, who declined to give her family name, said she finally approached the Woodlands social service office in 2016.

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