Press Releases issued by MSF. For media enquiries, please get in touch with our Communications Division.
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.
Rollout of Early Intervention Programme in Pre-Schools to Support Children with Mild Developmental Delays
May 10, 2013
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) announced today the rollout of the Development Support Programme (DSP) in pre-schools to provide children with mild developmental delays learning support and therapy intervention.
The Ministry of Social and Family Development Unveils Inaugural Social Enterprise Carnival
May 7, 2013
Organised by the Ministry of Social and Family Development in partnership with DBS, the 'Social Enterprise Carnival @ DBS Marina Regatta' is celebrates and creates public awareness of social enterprises and their contributions to the community.
2013 Marriage and Parenthood Package - Enhanced Leave Schemes Take Effect From 1st May 2013
Apr 29, 2013
2013 Marriage and Parenthood Package: Enhanced Leave Schemes Take Effect From 1st May 2013
Social Sector Conference Shared Insights on Social Services And Safety Nets - Giving to Grow, Growing to Give
Apr 23, 2013
Some 300 social service practitioners, policymakers and academics attended a Ministry of Social and Family Development – Civil Service College Singapore (MSF-CSC) Social Sector Conference to share insights on the latest trends and developments in the social service sector and provision of safety nets.
SG Enable - An Agency Dedicated to Enabling Person
Apr 17, 2013
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) announced today that the Centre for Enabled Living (CEL) will be repositioned to focus on enabling persons with disabilities. To be renamed “SG Enable”, the agency will serve as a focal point to support the needs of persons with disabilities.