Supporting our Beneficiaries with Basic Rations

Launched in 2010, the Sustenance for Families programme aims to ease financial burdens faced by families from marginalised backgrounds by providing either dry or fresh rations once a month.

Families on the dry rations programme receive a bundle of essential items such as rice, cooking oil, canned food, diapers and milk powder, depending on their needs.

Families on the fresh rations programme will receive items such as eggs and vegetables to promote healthier meals.

This programme plays a crucial role in helping families access much-needed sustenance to meet their basic needs. We partner with external agencies such as Family Service Centres and welfare organisations to identify these marginalised families and help meet their basic needs.

This programme is available islandwide.


Key Figures

  • 13
    Years Running
  • >1700
    Families Yearly

Who is Eligible?


Eligibility Criteria

Applicant must fulfill the following criteria in order to qualify for the Sustenance for Families programme:

  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Regardless of race, religion or gender
  • Total household income should be less than $1,900 per month or less than $800 per capita (per person per household).

How to Apply?

Step 1

Contact your nearest Family Service Centre/Social Service Centre to request for a social worker who will apply on your behalf.

Download our form.

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Step 2

Social worker to email us.

  • Attach Form
  • Attach All Necessary Documents
  • Attach Valid Social Report


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