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Office of the Director-General of Social Welfare

Who Are We?

The Office of the Director-General of Social Welfare (ODGSW) seeks to ensure that vulnerable groups such as children, women, elderly and the destitute are protected from harm. Click here to find out more.

Social Insights

Social Insights is a series of letters written by the Director-General of Social Welfare, Ms Ang Bee Lian. These letters seek to answer some questions you may have regarding Social Work and Social Welfare issues. Find out more here.

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    Caught in a situation where you're unsure of the right thing to do? ODGSW has materials that you can use to enrich your discussion on social work ethics.

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    The National Social Work Competency Framework (NSWCF) was launched on
    20 Nov 2015.
    Find out more here.

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    Here are some useful tips and resources for social service practitioners.

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Keen to know what work is like outside of your organisation? Find out more about cross-sector attachments here.

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Featured Talk

Tuning in to the Leaders Series Session 21:
Ms Ang Bee Lian

​​In this edition of Tuning in to the Leaders, we hear from Ms Ang Bee Lian, Director-General of Social Welfare, Ministry of Social and Family Development

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