Our Programmes

The experiences in the early years set the foundation for
future development. It is important to give children

As parents are a child’s first teachers and play a key role in setting them up for a good start in life, KidSTART partners parents to empower them to be confident caregivers and be equipped with the knowledge and skills to:

– Build warm nurturing relationships with their children

– Support the age-appropriate development of their children

– Care for the health and social wellbeing of their children in their early years

KidSTART @ Home (0-3 years old)

  • Support in a home setting for pregnant mothers and children up to 3 years old.
  • Regular home visits to guide parents with skills and practical knowledge in the areas of early childhood development, health and nutrition.
  • Regular screening of the child’s growth and maternal well-being to ensure early intervention if needed.

KidSTART @ Pre-school (2 months to 6 years old)

  • In selected preschools, additional resources are provided to support KidSTART families.
  • Engage parents on child growth, development, health and nutrition.
  • Monitor and tackle obstacles to child’s attendance and school readiness.
  • Help with preschool enrolment.

Regions served by KidSTART

  • Kreta Ayer/Bukit Merah
  • Woodlands/Sembawang
  • Taman Jurong/Boon Lay
  • Ang Mo Kio/Yishun
  • Bedok/Geylang Serai
  • Choa Chu Kang/Bukit Panjang/Bukit Batok

KidSTART will expand nationwide progressively from 2023.