About KidSTART

KidSTART Singapore is a dedicated agency that provides upstream support to eligible pregnant mothers and children up to 6 years old. As a national programme, KidSTART empowers low-income families to build strong foundations for their children and foster positive child development outcomes by supporting caregivers with guidance on child development and monitoring the developmental progress of children from birth onwards.

Did you know?

A child’s brain grows the most and fastest in the first 1,000 days of their lives.

Neuroscience and brain research
tells us that:

The early years set the foundation for future life outcomes. Upstream intervention can address impact of adverse experiences on child development.

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Be part of KidSTART and receive support to help your child learn and grow up well!

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Be a friend of KidSTART and make a difference to the lives of our KidSTART families!

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Sponsor & donate to our KidSTART children to help them have a good start in life!


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KidSTART Stories​

Hear from our families about their KidSTART journey.

Ongoing & Upcoming Events

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to distribute food hampers, books and toys to families

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KidSTART in the News

KidSTART receives $1.1m in donations from SP Group

 

 

SP Group has reaffirmed its commitment to KidSTART for a second year with a fresh injection of S$1.1 million donation. KidSTART and SP also launched a new initiative – KidSTART Sea Adventures.

21 Jun 2022

KidSTART’s Commentary: A Child’s Early Years – Debunking the Myths

 

It is useful for parents to take on a supportive approach by understanding the child’s perspective and using evidence that research is telling us in terms of child development and learning during these critical early years.

14 Apr 2022

KidSTART families to benefit from Boys’ Brigade Share-a-Gift 2021

 
 
 
Each of the hampers contained a 5kg bag of rice, biscuits, instant noodles, beverages such as coffee and adult milk powder, and halal canned food.

20 Nov 2021 

Healthy with KidSTART

800 families to each get care pack of healthy food items, along with access to portal with nutrition tips.

7 Nov 2020

KidSTART will be expanded nationwide gradually from 2023

 

 

KidSTART is on track to support 5,000 children by 2023. This programme will gradually expand to benefit and support more families after 2023.

10 Nov 2021

Kellogg partners KidSTART to provide free breakfast cereals for 4,000 pre-school children from low-income families for a year

 

More than 4,000 children from low-income homes can now start their school day with a free bowl of cereal in the morning.

18 Oct 2021 

 

幼儿培育辅助计划需更多义工 让更多孩童受惠

Expanding KidSTART into new regions.

24 Oct 2020

 

More support for kids from low-income families to encourage early pre-school enrolment and regular attendance

 

Efforts to lift the quality of pre-schools here will get a boost as improvements to training and career progression opportunities for early childhood educators were announced.

16 Oct 2021 

尽心尽责的家访人员向幼儿培育辅助计划(KidSTART)下的家庭伸出援手

Dedicated practitioner extended a helping hand to KidSTART family.

7 Oct 2020

Skim KidSTART akan dipertingkat

KidSTART practitioners to be equipped with multi-domain competencies with new training programme.

24 Nov 2020

Boys Brigade Share-a-gift and Healthy with KidSTART initiative

19 Nov 2020

Healthy with KidSTART

800 families to each get care pack of healthy food items, along with access to portal with nutrition tips.

7 Nov 2020

幼儿培育辅助计划需更多义工 让更多孩童受惠

Expanding KidSTART into new regions.

24 Oct 2020

尽心尽责的家访人员向幼儿培育辅助计划(KidSTART)下的家庭伸出援手

Dedicated practitioner extended a helping hand to KidSTART family.

7 Oct 2020

KidSTART to be expanded to support more children from low-income families

The KidSTART programme to help young children from low-income families will be expanded to another three regions: Choa Chu Kang, Bukit Panjang and Bukit Batok.

5 Mar 2021

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