Press Releases issued by MSF. For media enquiries, please get in touch with our Communications and International Relations Division.
$130 million in ComCare assistance provided to beneficiary households in FY2016
Dec 8, 2017
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) provided $130 million in ComCare support to about 83,000 beneficiaries in FY2016.
More Singaporeans stepping forward to break the cycle of violence
Nov 25, 2017
MSF's "Break the Silence | Against Family Violence" campaign raised awareness amongst Singaporeans that family violence is not a private matter
Singapore's fourth and fifth periodic report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child
Nov 3, 2017
The Report covers Singapore's progress in implementing its obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) between 2009 and 2016.
SPS Faishal Ibrahim Reaffirms More Support And Progress For Women In Singapore
Oct 26, 2017
Senior Parliamentary Secretary , A/Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, presented Singapore’s Fifth Periodic Report at the 68th Session of the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).
197 Honoured with MSF Volunteer Awards
Oct 20, 2017
197 volunteers were honoured by Ministry of Social and Family Development with the MSF Volunteer Awards this year. 164 awards were given out, including one Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer Award, five Outstanding Volunteer Awards, 14 Friends of MSF award, and 144 Long Service Award recipients.
Registry of Marriages Celebrates Golden Jubilee Weddings
Sep 3, 2017
The Registry of Marriages is organising upcoming initiatives to celebrate Golden Jubilee weddings, and would like to invite members of the public to take part if they are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this year.
Public Consultation on Singapore's 4th and 5th Periodic Report on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)
Aug 28, 2017
MSF invites the public to provide feedback on the draft 4th and 5th Periodic Report on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).
Key moves to further transform the early childhood sector
Aug 20, 2017
Over 40,000 new full-day pre-school places by 2022; further support to transform the early childhood profession
Ministry of Social and Family Development Appoints New Families For Life Council Members
Aug 7, 2017
New Council kicks off with My Family Weekend, a new nationwide initiative that calls on corporations and community to support a family-friendly culture in Singapore
Commuting made easier and more affordable for persons with disabilities
Jul 27, 2017
The Ministry of Social and Family Development will enhance the Taxi Subsidy Scheme so that persons with disabilities can better access and afford the use of taxis to commute to school, work and employability training.