31 Jul '11, 7am

Enhanced programme to help needy Malay-Muslim families

Enhanced programme to help needy Malay-Muslim families

Launched today by Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts Dr Yaacob Ibrahim (above), the new programme will provide a more structured framework so that the various agencies can better integrate their efforts to help these families. -- ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA SIMPLY pointing needy families in the right direction may not be enough to get them the help they need. This is why between 40 and 50 Malay-Muslim families living in the Northeast District can now expect to be helped by a dedicated team in the Enhanced wrap-around care programme. Launched today by Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, the new programme will provide a more structured framework so that the various agencies can better integrate their efforts to help these families. This includes the Community Development Centre (CDC), the Family Service Centre (FSC), and ev...

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