Our Services
  • Viriya Family Service Centre
  • Whispering Hearts Family Service Centre

VIRIYA MEDIASSIST FUND

Viriya MediAssist Fund was set up jointly by Viriya Community Services and Potong Pasir Constituency to better meet the needs of Potong Pasir residents who requires support to meet their basic and medical needs.

Based on a thorough assessment of the residents, Viriya MediAssist Fund provides short term financial assistance to Potong Pasir residents while our professional social work practitioners work with the residents to resolve their challenges and work towards a better quality of life.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Resident of Potong Pasir Constituency
  • Singapore citizen or Singapore permanent resident
  • Gross per capita monthly household income of $650 and below
  • Requires medical treatment or attention

Quantum

Varying as decided by the management of VFSC based on the financial assessment.

VIRIYA GAP FUND

Viriya GAP Fund is set up by Viriya Community Services to help fill service gaps in meeting the needs of individual and families under our care. The fund focuses on meeting basic needs of our clients and also seek to support educational needs and key development opportunities for those from disadvantaged background to maximize their potential.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singapore citizen or Singapore permanent resident
  • Gross per capita monthly household income of $650 and below
  • Receiving casework or counselling support from Viriya Community Services at the point of application

Quantum

Varying as decided by the management of VFSC based on the financial assessment.

FSC COMCARE FUND

VFSC administers the FSC Comcare Fund (FCF) and acts as a community touchpoint for individuals and families who require urgent financial assistance for temporary relief during difficult financial situations. As we provide temporary financial relief to help individuals and families meet their basic needs, our professional social work practitioners will also work with them through casework and counselling to enhance their financial capabilities and work towards financial independence.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singapore citizen or Singapore permanent resident
  • Receiving casework or counselling support from a FSC at the point of application

Quantum

The amount and form of assistance vary based on the circumstances of the individuals and families and as assessed and recommended by the social work practitioner.

THE STRAITS TIMES SCHOOL POCKET MONEY FUND (STSPMF)

VFSC administers the funds from The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (STSPMF). The funds provide pocket money to children and youths from low-income families to help them through school. The financial help also alleviate the stress faced by the parents in coping with the schooling needs of the children and youths while struggling to make ends meet.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singapore citizen or permanent resident.
  • Studying full-time in the following institutions:
    • a mainstream school (Primary/Secondary)
    • a specialized/special education school
    • a specialized independent school
    • a religious school such as a madrasah
    • a mainstream school (Junior College/Centralized Institute/ITE/Polytechnic/specialized independent school)
  • Living in a HDB four-room flat or a smaller unit.
  • From a family whose gross per capita monthly household of $625 and less.
  • For post-secondary students, the applicant must be 20 years of age or younger at point of application.

Quantum

  • Primary student: S$60 per month
  • Secondary student: S$95 per month
  • Post-secondary student: S$120 per month

 

 

VIRIYA GAP FUND

Viriya GAP Fund is set up by Viriya Community Services to help fill service gaps in meeting the needs of individual and families under our care. The fund focus on meeting the basic needs of our clients and also to seek support for educational needs and key development opportunities for those from disadvantaged background to maximize their potential.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singapore citizen or Singapore permanent resident
  • Gross per capita monthly household income of $650 and below
  • Receiving casework or counselling support from Viriya Community Services at the point of application

Quantum

Varying as decided by the management of WHFSC based on the financial assessment.

FSC COMCARE FUND 

WHFSC administers the FSC Comcare Fund (FCF) which acts as a community touch-point for individuals and families who requires urgent financial assistance for temporary relief during difficult financial situations. As we provide temporary financial relief to help individuals and families meet their basic needs, our professional social work practitioners also work with them through casework and counselling to enhance their financial capabilities and work towards financial independence.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singapore citizen or Singapore permanent resident.
  • Receiving casework or counselling support from a FSC at the point of application.

Quantum

The amount and form of assistance varies based on the circumstances of the individuals and families and as assessed and recommended by the social work practitioner.

THE STRAITS TIMES SCHOOL POCKET MONEY FUND (STSPMF)

WHFSC administers the funds from The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (STSPMF). The fund provides pocket money to children and youths from low-income families to help them through school. The financial help also alleviate the stress faced by the parents in coping with the schooling needs of the children and youths while struggling to make ends meet.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singapore citizen or permanent resident.
  • Studying full-time in the following institutions:
    • a mainstream school (Primary/Secondary)
    • a specialized / special education school
    • a specialized independent school
    • a religious school such as a madrasah
    • a mainstream school (Junior College/Centralized Institut /ITE/ Polytechnic/Specialized independent school)
  • Living in a HDB four-room flat or a smaller unit.
  • From a family whose gross per capita monthly household of $625 and less.
  • For post-secondary students, the applicant must be 20 years of age or younger at point of application.

Quantum

  • Primary student: S60 per month
  • Secondary student: S$95 per month
  • Post-secondary student: S$120 per month