Country Singapore
Year 2012
Type of Measure Social services > Psycho-social counselling, Social services > Longer term support (Education, Employment, Housing and Financial), Perpetrators Programme, Prevention > Community mobilization
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

Victims of and perpetrators with violence issues are encouraged to seek help early at the Family Service Centres for assistance. Family Service Centres are neighbourhood-based social service agencies that act as focal points of resources for families. They provide a spectrum of services that address a wide range of family needs, including family protection and rehabilitation, casework and financial assistance. Some of these centres also run the Mandatory Counselling Programme.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Singapore to the questionnaire on violence against women 2012