Press Releases issued by MSF. For media enquiries, please get in touch with our Communications and International Relations Division.
19th ASEAN Socio-cultural Community Council Meeting
Mar 21, 2018
Minister Desmond Lee underscores Singapore’s priorities at the 19th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Council Meeting
Strengthening Social Service Delivery on the Ground
Mar 7, 2018
The Ministry of Social and Family Development plans to strengthen social service delivery on the ground to provide more holistic and coordinated assistance for individuals and families in need.
Enhanced Salary Benchmarks for Social Service Professionals
Mar 7, 2018
From 1 April 2018, the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will enhance salary norms for MSF-funded programmes by up to 12 per cent across all professions and job levels.
Transforming the early childhood sector to give every child a good start in life
Mar 7, 2018
At the 2018 Committee of Supply debates, the Ministry of Social and Family Development announced new initiatives to transform the early childhood sector to better support young families with children, and to give every child a good start in life.
Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Limited To Cease Child Development Account (CDA) Services After December 2018
Jan 31, 2018
Child Development Accounts managed by Standard Chartered Bank will close at the end of 2018.
Mandatory Parenting Programme extended to divorcing parents with older children
Jan 9, 2018
From 21 January 2018, the Mandatory Parenting Programme will be extended to divorcing couples with children under 21
$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).