Press Releases issued by MSF. For media enquiries, please get in touch with our Communications Division.
MSF revokes status of Impresario Learning Lab as administrator of government student care fee assistance
Sep 7, 2016
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has served notice to revoke the status of Impresario Learning Lab as a student care centre that is allowed to administer government student care fee assistance. The revocation comes into effect on 20 September 2016.
Minister Tan Chuan-Jin to attend 16th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Council Meeting in Vientiane, Lao PDRR
Aug 31, 2016
Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin will be representing Singapore at the 16th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council Meeting on 31 August 2016 in Vientiane, Lao PDR.
MSF acts against Impresario Learning Lab for wrongful claims in administering government student care fee assistance
Aug 23, 2016
The Ministry of Social and Family Development has served a notice of intention to Impresario Learning Lab on 23 August 2016 to revoke its status as a government student care fee assistance (SCFA) administrator.
Application Fees for Lasting Power of Attorney Waived for Two More Years
Aug 15, 2016
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has extended the fee waiver for Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) Form 1 applications for another two years until 31 August 2018, to encourage more Singaporeans to plan ahead with an LPA to protect their interests.
Social Service Officer Charged for Misappropriation of Funds
Aug 3, 2016
The Police have charged a Social Service Office (SSO) officer, Chia Kwang Hwee, under the Penal Code, Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act and the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act.
Public Consultation on Draft Vulnerable Adults Bill 2016
Jul 27, 2016
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) invites members of the public to give their views on the draft Vulnerable Adults Bill. The public consultation will be hosted on the Government e-consultation portal, REACH from 27 July to 23 August 2016.
MSF revokes status of Welcare Student Care Centre as administrator of Student Care Fee Assistance
Jun 28, 2016
MSF has served notice to revoke the status of Welcare Student Care Centre as a student care centre that is allowed to administer government student care fee assistance. The revocation comes into effect on 1 Aug 2016.
3rd Singapore-China Social Governance Forum on 'Governance in a Diverse Society'
May 17, 2016
The 3rd Singapore-China Social Governance Forum saw some 100 senior officials from Singapore and China exchanging views on common challenges in changing social landscapes.
First batch of 138 pre-school teachers to commence 3-year professional development programme
May 4, 2016
First announced by Minister Tan Chuan-Jin in September 2015, ECDA's Professional Development Programme supports the career aspirations of pre-school educators with professional development opportunities and a structured career progression pathway.
20,000 pre-schoolers do their part to serve community
Apr 29, 2016
This year, the Early Childhood Development Agency's (ECDA) "Start Small Dream Big" initiative will involve some 20,000 children from over 300 preschool centres taking part in community service projects over a period of six months. This is double the number of 150 preschools which participated in the inaugural run of the initiative last year.