Unmet Social Needs

Unmet Social Needs

Unmet Social Needs

Research aimed at understanding the social gaps in Singapore society and providing sustainable solutions in collaboration with the public, private and social sectors.

Unmet Social Needs

2019

[Ongoing] Food Insecurity Research

This research extends the findings from the recent LCSI research publication Hunger in a Food Lover's Paradise: Understanding Food Insecurity in Singapore. Supported by Food Bank Singapore, LCSI is conducting a nationally representative study of…

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Unmet Social Needs

2019

Understanding Needs of Youth At-Risk in Singapore

Commissioned by Caritas Singapore, this research project investigates the needs of youth at-risk from the perspectives of social service providers and the youths themselves. It uses the self-determination perspective to understand the youths’…

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Unmet Social Needs

2019

Hunger In A Food Lover's Paradise:…

While Singapore is renowned as a food lover’s paradise and ranks as the most food-secure nations on the Global Food Security Index 2018, food insecurity exists among certain sections of society. This report provides a deeper understanding of the…

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Unmet Social Needs

2015

Vital Yet Vulnerable: Mental And Emotional Health…

Numbering nearly one million persons, low-waged, low-skilled migrant workers are a vital yet vulnerable part of Singapore's economy and society. This study, undertaken several months before the Little India riots of December 2013, measures the…

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Unmet Social Needs

2015

Elderly Population in Singapore: Understanding…

Who are Singapore's low-income elderly? What makes some resilient in the face of multiple challenges? What are their social needs that might be filled by additional interventions via civil society or government programmes? These are some of the…

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Unmet Social Needs

2015

People with Physical Disabilities in Singapore:…

This publication explores the challenges faced by people with disabilities in various stages and spheres of life. It draws on in-depth interviews with 100 people with disabilities on their needs and how services might be improved for them. From…

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Unmet Social Needs

2015

Single-Parent Families in Singapore:…

This publication documents the unmet social needs of single-parent families in Singapore. It specifically focuses on four key areas; employment and finance, housing, social networks and time poverty. 88 low-income single parents across Singapore…

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Unmet Social Needs

2011

Unmet Social Needs In Singapore: Singapore’s…

Despite basic social needs in Singapore being essentially met through direct government interventions and the contributions of non-governmental social service activities, there are today some vulnerable groups that remain or have become more…

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