Press Releases issued by MSF. For media enquiries, please get in touch with our Communications Division.
MSF Encourages New and Innovative Ideas
Aug 15, 2013
The Acting Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr Chan Chun Sing, urged social service agencies and practitioners to stay open to new and innovative ideas to strengthen the social service sector.
New Support Scheme for Non-Anchor Pre-School Operators
Aug 14, 2013
Acting Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing outlined ECDA’s plans to launch a suite of Support Schemes for non-anchor operator (non-AOP) pre-school centres today.
Singapore Ratifies UNCRPD
Jul 19, 2013
Singapore has deposited the UNCRPD instrument of ratification in New York. The Convention will come into effect for Singapore on 18 August 2013.
Diversity Task Force to Launch Survey on Gender Diversity on Boards and in Senior Management
Jul 11, 2013
The Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) will soon be launching a survey on gender diversity on boards and in senior management with the support of Singapore Exchange (SGX), Singapore Institute of Directors (SID), BoardAgender and the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)
At Least $250,000 Per Year to Fund and Mentor Youth Social Enterprise Startups
Jul 7, 2013
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has launched the Youth Social Entrepreneurship Programme for Start-Ups (YSEP Start-Ups) with an annual budget of $250,000 to fund youths between 18 and 35 years to develop social enterprise start-ups in the social service sector.
Mandatory Mediation and/or Counselling Extended to Parties Undergoing Divorce Proceedings with at Least One Child Below 14
Jul 1, 2013
With effect 1 July 2013, parties undergoing divorce proceedings with at least one child below 14 years of age must attend mediation and/or counselling at the Family Court.
Government Opens Call for Proposals to Select New Pre-School Anchor Operators
Jun 27, 2013
Acting Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing announced the opening of the call for proposals for new Pre-School Anchor Operators today.
Haze Advisory from MSF and its related bodies
Jun 20, 2013
Revised Tender Evaluation Process for Commercial Child Care Centres in HDB Premises
Jun 13, 2013
Acting Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing announced today a revised tender evaluation process for commercial child care centres located in HDB premises.
Calling for Entries for 2013 President's Challenge Social Enterprise Award
May 18, 2013
President Tony Tan today launched the second run of the President’s Challenge Social Enterprise Award (PCSEA) at the Social Enterprise Carnival @ DBS Marina Regatta. Established last year, PCSEA recognises outstanding and innovative social enterprises that are making significant social impact in Singapore.