Adventure Camp with Dad

What sets Centre for Fathering – Dads for Life’s (CFF-DFL) Adventure Camp with Dad apart as an outstanding father-child bonding programme is its immediate, action-oriented approach to helping them build trust and remove barriers in their relationships. The camp has positively impacted the lives of many families since 2001. “In other programmes, we sit and listen to the speaker who gives us tips on … Read More

A Rewarding Year with Bapa Sepanjang Hayat

Mr Abdul Hadi Bin Mohamed Salleh (Hadi) and his wife, Mdm Salmi Bte Idris, got to know about Bapa Sepanjang Hayat (BSH), the Malay-Muslim community in the Dads for Life (DFL) movement, when they attended a parenting seminar in September 2017 organised by Centre for Fathering-Dads for Life (CFF-DFL) and the Association of Muslim Professionals Singapore (AMP).  Hadi and Salmi are parents of four sons and … Read More

Conversation with Our Patron, Speaker of Parliament Mr Tan Chuan-Jin

Our Patron, the Speaker of Parliament Mr Tan Chuan-Jin with our CEO, Bryan Tan As Centre for Fathering-Dads for Life enters a season of celebrating fathers from every generation, it is fitting that we would enter Parliament House to interview our Patron, Speaker of Parliament Mr Tan Chuan-Jin. After all, within these halls of power, Singapore’s founding fathers set the … Read More

DFL Camp 2018 @ Singapore Sports Hub

Dads for Life (DFL) Camp 2018 was a highlight in the nation-wide Celebrating Fathers movement to recognise the important role fathers play in their families and to encourage active fatherhood. 200 father-child pairs participated in the fun-filled, sports-themed camp which began in the afternoon of 16 June and ended in the morning of 17 June –Father’s Day! Coinciding with the … Read More

Honouring Fathers and Grandfathers

Centre for Fathering-Dads for Life (CFF-DFL), in partnership with Mediacorp, announced the kickoff of this year’s Celebrating Fathers 2018 at a press conference on 17 May 2018. This nationwide initiative to honour fathers continues a tradition of month-long celebratory activities over June, and culminates in a Dad’s Day Out event on Father’s Day. Celebrating Fathers this year explores one area of … Read More

Yusof and Asnawi: We’re a Team

When he is in Singapore, family time is precious for Mr Mohammad Yusof Suleiman (36), his wife Mdm Norinda Bachok (34), and their six children: Muhammad Asnawi (13), Nur Insyirah (12), 9-year-old twins Nur Huda and Nur Husna, and 3-year-old twins Nur Syakirah and Nur Syabirah. A Service Technician in the oil and gas industry for five years, Yusof’s work … Read More

Boon Choon and Joshua – Standing Tall on Our Fathers’ Experiences

Centre for Fathering-Dads for Life (CFF-DFL), in partnership with Mediacorp, is honouring fathers this Father’s Day with Celebrating Fathers 2018. To reinforce the important role of fathers and its impact on families and the next generation of families; the theme for this year’s month-long series of activities will be: “A Dad is for Life—Honouring Fathers from Generation to Generation.”  Read about father and … Read More

Dads@School Forum 2018

Into its third year, the Dads@School Forum at Queensway Secondary School on 7 April 2018, was filled with 200 fathers, father support group leaders, parent support group leaders, and educators from over 70 schools. To encourage the continuity of their involvement in father support groups from primary to secondary school, this year’s theme was: “Who’s Shaping Our Teens: Do Fathers … Read More

Meet Yuen Chee Onn

Yuen Chee Onn is the Centre for Fathering-Dads for Life’s (CFF-DFL) Head of Engagement and Outreach.  He and his wife Eileen have a son, Daniel (28 years of age), two daughters Deborah (26), and Denise (25). For 20 years of his career life, he worked primarily in the banking industry.  At age 45, a heart attack and subsequent recovery would … Read More

Rite of Passage@Queenstown Secondary School

Centre for Fathering (CFF-DFL) conducted a Rite of Passage programme for Queenstown Secondary School’s students and their dads on 27 January 2018. A pilot programme, Rite of Passage consists of engaging interactive activities culminating in a ceremony for the fathers to ‘release’ their teens to become young adults –with the assurance that they will continue to help and guide the … Read More