GRACEHAVEN FOSTERING

Gracehaven Fostering seeks to provide a safe and secure home for foster children and young persons who are in need of care and protection.

Appointed by the Ministry of Social and Family Development in November 2017, Gracehaven Fostering seeks to partner foster families to provide an interim or long term alternative care in a home-based environment for foster children whose parents are unable to care for them.

What is Fostering?

Fostering is a temporary care arrangement where families provide foster children with basic necessities and love and care for them. These children may be in foster care due to abuse, neglect or other reasons that may lead to their family being unable to care for them temporarily. Our hope is for these children to benefit from a safe, stable and conducive home environment. 

Criteria to be a Foster Parent

The following are the basic criteria to be a foster parent:

  • A resident of Singapore

  • Preferably married

  • At least 25 years of age

  • Medically fit to care for children

  • Attained a Secondary School education

  • Minimum household income of $2000

  • Have experience in caring for children

  • Willing to ensure a child-safe environment

Support for Foster Parents

Foster Parents will be supported through:

  • Regular home visits, telephone contact, specialised training and support groups and a 24/7 emergency hotline

  • Monthly fostering allowance to cover the daily expenses of the child

  • Support for medical fee, child care and student care fees

Here are some helpful Frequently Asked Questions.

Please download this form to apply to be a foster parent.

Location & Contact

3 Lorong Napiri Singapore 547528 (Click here for map)

Email: gracehaven_fostering@smm.salvationarmy.org

Call/Whatsapp: 88338173 

 

 

 

 

         

 

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