Press Releases issued by MSF. For media enquiries, please get in touch with our Communications Division.
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.
Industry-Community Forum to Enhance Responsible Gambling in Singapore
Apr 12, 2013
A Responsible Gambling Forum comprising industry and community leaders has been established to enhance responsible gambling practices across all forms of gambling in Singapore.
Launch of the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA)
Mar 27, 2013
With effect from 1 Apr 13, the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) will be set up to integrate the Government’s approach towards early childhood care and education in Singapore. This is an integral part of the national effort to raise the quality of early childhood programmes in Singapore.
Businesses to Get More Support to Create Family-Friendly Environment
Mar 25, 2013
Businesses will receive greater support in creating a family-friendly environment for their customers with the launch of a new 3-year, $4 million FamilyMatters@Business grant by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF). Effective 1 April 2013, the new grant will replace the current $2.8 million Businesses for Families grant.
Social Service Offices to be set up in HDB towns to strengthen delivery of social services to needy Singaporeans
Mar 14, 2013
MSF will set up about 20 Social Service Offices island-wide over the next 2-3 years to serve needy residents in HDB towns. These Offices will build on the existing network of help touch points and enable the ministry to meet future needs.
FamilyMatters! to offer wider choices and better access to family education at different life stages
Mar 14, 2013
From 1 April 2013, Singaporeans can look forward to wider choices and better access to family education and resources at different life stages.