Press Releases issued by MSF. For media enquiries, please get in touch with our Communications Division.
Industry Digital Plan by MSF and NCSS to Support Social Service Agencies in Improving Service Delivery and Outcomes
Mar 5, 2021
MSF and NCSS are developing an Industry Digital Plan (IDP), in consultation with the social service sector and an Advisory Panel. The IDP provides systematic guidance on how social service agencies (SSAs) can assess and accelerate their digitalisation.
1,200 Job and Training Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities in 2021
Jan 29, 2021
MSF has announced the creation of new job and training opportunities for persons with disabilities, as part of the workstream under the National Jobs Council.
MSF Honours 394 Volunteers & Partners for Their Service Toward Fellow Singaporeans Amid COVID-19
Jan 27, 2021
394 volunteers and partners were recognised for their outstanding contributions at the MSF Volunteer & Partner Awards, held virtually on 27 January 2021.
COVID-19 Recovery Grant for Lower- to Middle-Income Workers
Dec 16, 2020
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will launch the COVID-19 Recovery Grant (CRG) on 18 January 2021 to support lower- to middle-income employees and self-employed persons (SEPs) who are financially impacted by COVID-19.
First Local Study On The Intergenerational Effects Of Divorce On Children
Dec 8, 2020
First-ever local study to better understand the long-term impact on children from divorced families.
MSF Proposes Amendments To Mental Capacity Act
Oct 28, 2020
MSF proposes amendments to Mental Capacity Act.
Early Childhood Conference 2020
Oct 10, 2020
At the Early Childhood Conference 2020 today, Minister for Social and Family Development Mr Masagos Zulkifli announced new initiatives to support our preschool professionals, children and families.
ComCare Spending Increased 19 percent in 2019 to $151 Million
Oct 9, 2020
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) released the ComCare Annual Report FY 2019 and the ComCare Trends Report FY2015-2019 The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) released the ComCare Annual Report FY 2019 and the ComCare Trends Report FY2015-2019. Key findings include the disbursement of $151 million in ComCare cash assistance in FY2019, a 19% increase from FY2018. ComCare assisted some 78,600 beneficiaries in FY2019, a 4% increase from FY2018;
Start Small Dream Big 2020
Oct 7, 2020
Over 53,000 children from 950 preschools collectively dedicated 1.5 million hours of community service projects this year, as part of the President’s Challenge ‘Start Small Dream Big’ (SSDB) movement, initiated by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA).
Brunei and Singapore Sign MoU to Enhance Cooperation on Social Development
Sep 28, 2020
Brunei Darussalam and the Republic of Singapore today have further expanded the long-standing special relationship shared between both countries with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Social Development between The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of Brunei Darussalam and The Ministry of Social and Family Development of the Republic of Singapore.