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Care Corner Project StART* (one of the three Family Violence Specialist Centres) is a programme managed by Care Corner Family Service Centre (Queenstown) since 2011. Care Corner Project StART was appointed by Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) to provide community-based services for mentally incapacitated persons of family violence, and/or vulnerable persons with disability, etc. Care Corner Project StART handles various types of complex family violence cases that comprise of high risk. Care Corner Project StART provides family protection intervention work in the west and south region of Singapore.
Care Corner Project StART is a programme operated by Care Corner FSC (Queenstown). For those who would wish to help by making a donation towards the Project StART family violence intervention programme, please select ‘Care Corner FSC (Queenstown)’ on our on-line donation page.
Region: West and South, North-West, South-West Chinatown, Telok Blangah, Tanjong Pagar, Bukit Merah, Tiong Bahru, Alexandra, Queenstown, Commonwealth, Tanglin Halt, Holland, Ghim Moh, Clementi, Bukit Batok, Jurong, Boon Lay, Upper Bukit Timah, South Bridge, Chin Swee, Meiling, Outram, Dover, Pasir Panjang, Choa Chu Kang, Taman Jurong, West Coast, Sentosa, Lim Chu Kang. (Service boundaries are indicative and serve as a guide . Project StART receives referrals which are located islandwide)
Upon receiving a referral or a walk-in, Care Corner Project StART will conduct a social inquiry and perform risk/ needs assessment. To ensure the safety of the victim and other vulnerable family members, a police report may be made if a life is being endangered. Beyond the point of intake and referral, Care Corner Project StART also provides case management support, develops care plans and violence control plans with victims and alleged perpetrators respectively.
Care Corner Project StART organises outreach and public education events on family violence. The public education events aim to create greater awareness in the community about the issues of family violence. These events are held together with key partners such as MCYS, the police and community partners.
Personal Protection Order (PPO) Application
A PPO is a court order that requires the abuser to stop family violence. You can apply for a personal protection order via video link facilities at Care Corner Project StART. If you are below 21 years old, your relative, guardian or any person responsible for your care or a social worker can apply for a PPO on your behalf. To apply, bring your NRIC or birth certificate, and police and medical report if any.
Our video-linked PPO application services are available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (except public holidays) 10.00am — 4.30pm. Last Appointment is at 12.30pm.
Adult Protection Team
The Adult Protection Team (APT) is a multi-disciplinary advisory group formed by our Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) to provide consultation on vulnerable adult abuse cases. It comprises professionals with knowledge in geriatric medicine, elder or adult psychiatry, psychology, legal/ law enforcement, special needs/disability and social work. The team plays a pivotal role in providing multi-disciplinary assessments and interventions for the benefit of families undergoing family violence.
How to reach us:
||Blk 7A Commonwealth Ave
#01-672 Singapore 141007
For enquiries on services or programmes:
Monday to Friday:
Monday & Tuesday:
Sat, Sun and Public Holidays:
|10.00am to 5.00pm
5.00pm to 9.00pm (by appointment only)