What Does Family Time Mean To You?

Warmest greetings from Families for Life (FFL)! We are a people-led Council with the heart to build strong and resilient families. We love turning everyday moments into opportunities for family bonding, one family at a time. This 2022, we invite you and your loved ones to join us for fun bonding activities, curated programmes, and useful resources right here in your neighbourhood.

While many of us will probably agree that family time is important, the idea of signing up for programmes to strengthen these relationships may not be something that comes naturally to mind. In fact, we curated a few parenting and marriage programmes in Singapore below. Most of them are free, and it is easy to sign up too.

If you have ever wondered about growing intentionally with your family through good and bad times, or thought about forming closer ties with your loved ones, you can join our community, tap on our resources below, and start today. You have more impact than you know :)



Marriage Programmes 

While it isn’t compulsory, it’s always a good idea to attend a marriage programme with your spouse as you embark on new life seasons ahead. These programmes help you set aside time and space to commnunicate better, and build a stronger foundation for your marriage.

Check out these programmes below and find out which one suits you best! For more details, we crafted an overview of all the marriage programmes here.

 

1. Online Prevention and Relationship Education Programme (ePREP)

For soon-to-wed and newly weds (0-2 years of marriage) who are keen to access marriage resources at your own convenience, sign up for the complimentary Online Prevention and Relationship Education Programme (ePREP). It is an online version of our signature PREP workshops, and consists of 6 self-learning sections that couples can complete at the comfort of their own home, over a period of 3 months.

To sign up, simply reach out to the following agencies:

AMKFSC Community Services

Fei Yue Community Services


 

2. Prepare/Enrich Marriage Enrichment Programme (P/E MEP)

For couples married for more than 2 years, you can sign up for the complimentary Prepare/Enrich Marriage Enrichment Programme (P/E MEP), where you would be guided by a professional trainer to identify you and your spouse’s strengths and growth areas, as well as gain personalized insights that will help to enrich your marriage.

Registration is open! Find out more from the agencies below:

AMKFSC Community Services

Fei Yue Community Services


Parenting Programmes  

Did you know? Islandwide, we have 10 Parenting Support Providers (PSPs) who were appointed by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) to deliver parenting support services on a regional basis. PSPs work closely with schools and community partners in their allocated regions to support parents through evidence-based parenting programmes and referrals to services depending on parents’ needs.

The PSPs offer 2 evidence-based programmes – Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) and Signposts. To sign up, parents may contact the PSPs serving their child’s school or their region or approach the child’s school Teacher-In-Charge of Parenting Programmes.


 

Positive Parenting Programme (Triple P) & Signposts

Triple P equips parents with techniques to promote their children’s psychological, social and emotional competence. It provides simple and practical strategies to help you confidently manage your children’s behaviour, prevent problems developing and build strong, healthy relationships.The seminar is suitable for parents with children between 0 - 16 years old.

Signposts is an evidence-based programme that equips parents with skills to help them understand, prevent and manage their child’s difficult behaviour through the development of a personalised programme that suits the unique needs of their child. It can also be catered for parents of special needs children.

To sign up, get in touch with the social service agencies below:

AMKFSC Community Services

 

Fei Yue Community Services


Tags: Commitment /Parent-Child Relationships /Child Development /Communication /Marriage Preparation