02 Dec '11, 5am

MCYS announces enhancements to child protection system

MCYS announces enhancements to child protection system

The Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports will be setting up a new specialist agency for child protection to further support and help abused children. -- ST PHOTO: ASHLEIGH SIM By Janice Tai The Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) will be setting up a new specialist agency for child protection to further support and help abused children, said Minister of State for Community Development, Youth and Sports Halimah Yacob at the 15th anniversary of the National Family Violence Networking System. Besides providing specialised assessment and treatment programmes, this agency will partner existing community agencies and the ministry's Child Protection Service to support children of abuse. For children who may need to be taken out of their family homes, the ministry will be developing a national out-of-home care service framework which will arti...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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