In-house Research Projects

 

 

Client Profile Analysis Report For FY2015 (1 Apr 2015 – 30 Mar 2016)

In FY2015, Rotary FSC conducted a study to identify emerging social trends in the community and their implications to the Centre’s future service provision.  We compared data of our clients for the period of FY2012 to FY2015. The comparison was made for ‘ALL’ and ‘NEW’ cases opened during the respective financial years.

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Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund (SPMF) – Client Profile Analysis (2013 – 2015) 

Rotary FSC conducted a study to compare the profile of School Pocket Money Fund (SPMF) beneficiaries in the FSC from 2013 to 2015.  SPMF is a national project initiated by The Straits Times to assist students from low-income families with their educational expenses.  The study found that due to major changes in the SPMF disbursement policies in 2015, there was a drop in the number of beneficiaries and families who benefitted from this scheme.

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Single Parents Needs Assessment

Between April and May 2016, Rotary FSC conducted an assessment on single-parent families to understand their needs.  Basic demographics of single parents, their areas of concerns, their hopes for their children and their expectations of Rotary FSC as a support agency were surveyed.  The survey revealed that respondents had concerns over housing, financial and emotional issues.  Respondents were also concerned about their children’s coping with the changes in the family and the impact that these changes would have on their children’s school performance and conduct.

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An Exploratory Study on the Experiences of Malay/Muslim Female Divorcees in Navigating Singapore’s Housing Policies

Rotary FSC conducted a study in 2015 on the experiences and challenges faced by Malay/Muslim females in navigating Singapore’s housing policies after a divorce.  In-depth interviews were conducted on with 10 Malay/Muslim divorcees known to the FSC.  The study also addressed the impact of housing transition on the participants’ relationships with their own children and their extended families.

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An Exploratory Study on the Impact of Singapore’s Housing Policies on Malay/Muslim Female Divorcees’ Transition to Single-Parenthood – Role of Social Workers

A post study was conducted by Rotary FSC to the exploratory study on the experiences and challenges faced by Malay/Muslim female divorcees in navigating Singapore’s housing policies.  This study aimed to understand the various roles played by social workers and their experiences in advocating housing matters for this clientele.

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