All prospective adopters must attend a compulsory Pre-Adoption Briefing (PAB) before identifying a child for adoption and applying for a home study or making an application to the Court. Both you and your spouse are required to attend. The PAB is valid for 3 years. You are required to undergo a Pre-Adoption Briefing if the validity of your PAB has expired.
Find out more about Pre-Adoption Briefing (PAB) at https://app.adoption.gov.sg/workshopparegistration.aspx
LCCS is an accredited agency by MSF to conduct PAB (English only). Schedules for Pre-Adoption Briefings (PAB) for 2023 are to be advised. Registration will be open 4 weeks in advance at MSF adoption portal https://www.msf.gov.sg/Adoption.
A Home Study Report (HSR) is a comprehensive investigation into the circumstances surrounding the adoption and the circumstances of your family. It also assesses whether you and your spouse are eligible and ready to adopt a child.
For joint applicants: If you or your spouse is a Singapore Citizen and wish to adopt a foreign stepchild, you may apply to MS for a waiver of the Home Study.
Before the new Adoption of Children Act (ACA) 2022 takes effect:
Find out more about Home Study Report (HSR) at https://www.msf.gov.sg/Adoption/Pages/Apply-for-Home-Study-Report.aspx.
LCCS is an accredited agency by MSF to conduct HSR. If you wish to enquire about our services for HSR, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us at +65 6441 3906.
Parents who have successfully adopted children are encouraged to widen their circle of support and build connections with other adoptive families. LCCS helps facilitate the annual event with relevant topics to support your adoption journey.
A June school holiday programme specially designed with your child in mind; to normalise the child’s well-being of being an adoptee and to build a network of friends with a similar background. Topics for discussion in the camp include disclosure and family bonding.
Adoption disclosure counselling equips adoptive parents with the skills and knowledge of how to talk about the subject of adoption with their children. In this workshop, adoptive parents learn to approach the subject with confidence, with connection in mind; empathise and validate their child’s feelings.
Please enquire more at email@example.com or contact LCCS at 6441 3906 for more information.
SteppingStones is a social enterprise set up by LCCS as an adoption agency to journey with service users throughout the adoption process. Check out how they form forever families through https://steppingstones.com.sg/
SteppingStones, an initiative by LCCS, was set up with a dedicated team to journey with you throughout the adoption process; matching you with a child and providing you with post adoption services.