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The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) released the ComCare Annual Report FY2021 and the ComCare Trends Report FY2017–2021 today. Around 45,000 households received ComCare assistance in FY2021, a drop of 3% compared to over 46,000 households assisted in FY2020 when Singapore was at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Minister for Social and Family Development Masagos Zulkifli today presented the ECDA Scholarships and Training Awards to over 270 aspiring and in-service educators at a presentation ceremony. Among them, 14 Training Award recipients received Commendation Awards for exemplary achievements during their studies.
Featuring Families for Life mascot Becky Bunny which embodies the core family values of Love, Care and Concern, Commitment, and Respect, the stamp set celebrates SG families and spotlights our family values.
Singapore will participate in its first Constructive Dialogue with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (‘the Committee’) on 30 and 31 August 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Enabling Masterplan 2030 (EMP2030), which sets out the vision for Singapore as an inclusive society in 2030, was released. It comprises 29 recommendations along 3 strategic themes.
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) announced today key appointment holders to the Board of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS), and the re-appointment of the Board President. In addition to the appointments made by Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for Health, Mr Masagos Zulkifli, other Board members were elected at NCSS’ Annual General Meeting held on 13 July 2022 or appointed by the Board President, all of whom will serve a two-year term from 1 August 2022 to 31 July 2024.
From 1 July 2022, MSF will increase subsidies under the scheme to reduce transport costs for persons with disabilities who take dedicated transport to attend Special Education (SPED) Schools and community-based programmes. The scheme will also be renamed the 'Enabling Transport Subsidy'.
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will increase the amount of
assistance for lower-income households on the ComCare Long-Term Assistance (LTA) and
Short-to-Medium-Term Assistance (SMTA) schemes from 1 August 2022. This is part of the
support package introduced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence
Wong to provide support to households, individuals and businesses, in view of inflationary
pressures caused by external factors.