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A multi-service drop-in centre that provides spousal and/or child maintenance support and assistance.

Mondays - Fridays 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Weekends & Public Holidays Closed
All consultations are via appointment only. Please book an appointment in advance.
Our services is extended to all women residing in Singapore.

Understanding Maintenance.

Applying for a Fresh Maintenance Order

Maintenance refers to a form of financial support from (ex) spouse. Fresh Maintenance Application can therefore be filed either for the women themselves and/or their child (ren) so that a fixed sum of maintenance is provided by the (ex) spouse every month.

Enforcement of a Maintenance Order

The Maintenance Order is a court order that states the amount of monthly maintenance that the women's (ex)spouse is required to support her and/or their child(ren). If you have not been receiving maintenance, MSC is able to: Provide personal guidance when filing for an Enforcement of Maintenance Order Reduce one of your court attendances by using our video-link facility to correspond with the court

The maintenance application benefits:

  • Women whose husbands have neglected/refused to provide them or their children with reasonable maintenance
  • Unwed mothers who do not receive reasonable child maintenance from the child’s father
  • Muslim women whose Syariah court orders do not reflect child maintenance


Please Contact us if you have any enquiries and for more information.

A Safe Space For Women.

Counselling Services for Emotional Support

MSC’s experienced counsellors are trained to provide support and guidance for women who seek independence and self-confidence and rebuild their lives through marital woes.

We provide counselling services for emotional support for issues arising from Maintenance, Marital Conflict, Divorce and Parenthood Struggles.

Our services are affordable and based on your financial capabilities.

We offer both in-person and virtual sessions.

Free Legal Clinics

We have experienced lawyers who are available to give legal advice and information pertaining to Family Law to individuals who are unable to afford basic legal services. Legal clinic is open to all residing in Singapore, with an income cap criterion.

To register for an appointment, kindly complete the registration form here. MSC will assess your application and get back to you on your eligibility within 3-5 working days.

Please note that the legal clinics are available to individuals residing in Singapore and are unable to afford legal advice and assistance.

MSC will assess your application and get back to you on your eligibility in 3 working days.

Civil Law Legal Clinic

Frequency: 1st & 3rd Monday of the month
Time: from 6.30pm to 8.30pm
By: Volunteer lawyers from the Singapore Association of Women Lawyers (SAWL).

Muslim Law Legal Clinic

Frequency: 3rd Monday of the month
Time: from 6.30pm to 8.30pm
By: Volunteer lawyers from the Law Society of Singapore’s Muslim Law Practice Committee,

For further enquiries, please contact us at 6571 0184/5 or

Terms and Conditions

  • Our volunteer lawyers can only provide general guidance on the query.
  • Each consultation is limited to 20 minutes.
  • Our volunteer lawyers cannot and will not represent or act on the Applicant’s behalf outside of the legal clinic.
  • SCWO has the right to refuse, cancel or suspend our services to the Applicant at our sole discretion at any time.
  • All cases are kept strictly confidential.

Frequently Asked Questions

What must I bring?
Your identity card and all documents relevant to your matter or case.

Do I have to pay?
No, the legal clinic is free.

Can I change my appointment?
Yes, but you must inform the SCWO office at least 3 working days before the date of the appointment to make the change. If you miss the appointment, re-registration for another appointment is at the discretion of the office.

How do I prepare for my appointment?
The lawyer and staff at the Clinic may not speak your language. If you wish to communicate in another language other than English, we strongly recommend that you bring along someone who can interpret for you in English.

Note: We do not handle legal issues based on business / corporate / investment matters.

Counselling Services

Maintenance Support Central offers comprehensive counselling services tailored to meet the needs of both women and men. Understanding that each individual’s experience and challenges can vary, the counselling team provides personalised support that addresses a wide range of concerns, including stress management and personal well-being. The counsellors are trained to create a safe and supportive environment where clients can openly discuss their concerns and work towards finding effective solutions. By fostering an inclusive and understanding atmosphere, Maintenance Support Central’s counselling services aim to help clients navigate through their lives with greater confidence and resilience.

Monthly Income Fees per Hour
<$2001 $10
$2001 - $3000 $20
$3001 - $4000 $30
$4001 - $5000 $40
>$5001 $50
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