• AMP is one of the mentoring agencies under the Home Ownership Plus Education (HOPE) Scheme, a national assistance programme spearheaded by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) for young, low-income families to keep their family small.

  • The HOPE Scheme assists families and single mothers, who meet the following eligibility criteria:

    • Married or divorced/widowed mother with child custody
    • Mother/Wife is 35 years old or below
      • For families where at least one spouse or the widowed/divorced mother has a post-secondary education, the wife/mother should be 30 to 35 years old
    • Family unit has no more than 2 children, who are Singapore Citizens
    • Gross monthly household income of not more than $1,700
      • For families where at least one spouse or the widowed/divorced mother has a post-secondary education, the individual income of each spouse or widowed/divorced mother should not be more than $1,200 per month
    • Both husband and wife must be Singapore Citizens
      • One of the spouse or the widowed/divorced mother must be a Singapore Citizen
    • Husband or divorced/widowed mother must be employed
    1. Housing and Utilities

      Conditional Housing Grant

      • $60,000 housing grant disbursed in annual instalments of $3,000 to mother’s CPF account

      Utilities Grant

      • $1,000 once-off grant to offset utilities charges
    2. Training and Employment

      Training Advice and Employment Support

      • Ongoing advice provided on training courses, job placement and career counselling

      Training Incentives

      • Up to $6,000 worth of incentives for families who make efforts to do better and complete training courses that lead to better employment

      Employment Incentives

      • Up to $10,000 worth of employment incentives for full-time working mothers.
    3. Support for Children and Families

      Education Bursaries

      • Annual bursaries of up to $3,000 for each child attending pre-school to university to help pay for their educational expenses.
        • This includes the savings to each child’s Child Development Account (CDA) and Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) for their future educational needs.

      Mentoring and Family Support

      • Ongoing mentoring support and guidance to strengthen families as they work towards upgrading themselves and their families
      • Free family planning
  • Visit the nearest Social Service Office to apply for the HOPE Scheme. Click here for the list of SSOs in Singapore.