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  1. A one-room rental flat of a low-income family in Singapore

    Commentary: Cash assistance is often shunned but enhances the safety net for low-income families

    The enhanced direct assistance for vulnerable families in the three Budgets give us an opportunity to study its effectiveness, says Martin Tan.
  2. MCI SSO Officers group shot

    Advocates for those in need: The Social Service Office where social and job assistance come together

    A woman with no confidence to return to work, and others who need more than financial aid – such folks are in the good hands of one social service ...
  3. Family at a beach.

    Commentary: This is what the face of poverty looks like

    Consider the complexities in tackling poverty to avoid superficial solutions that assume the root is the lack of skills or wisdom to make certain ...
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    Commentary: Many ways to make a house a home but no easy fixes to housing vulnerable families

    Housing vulnerable families is a complex challenge. When stable family relationships break down, social support is also crucial, says one observer ...