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Caring Assistance from Neighbours (CAN) Programme
Aug 16, 2013
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) and the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) have jointly initiated a new service called the Caring Assistance from Neighbours (CAN) programme.
Launch of Social Service Office at Kreta Ayer
Aug 15, 2013
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has officially opened its first Social Service Office (SSO) at Kreta Ayer on 15 August 2013.
MSF Encourages New and Innovative Ideas
Aug 15, 2013
The Acting Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr Chan Chun Sing, urged social service agencies and practitioners to stay open to new and innovative ideas to strengthen the social service sector.
New Support Scheme for Non-Anchor Pre-School Operators
Aug 14, 2013
Acting Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing outlined ECDA’s plans to launch a suite of Support Schemes for non-anchor operator (non-AOP) pre-school centres today.
Enhancements of Barrier-Free Facilities
Aug 12, 2013
Ministry answers questions from Mr Png Eng Huat, MP for Hougang on efforts to further enhance barrier-free facilities on the roads and in estates.
Singapore Ratifies UNCRPD
Jul 19, 2013
Singapore has deposited the UNCRPD instrument of ratification in New York. The Convention will come into effect for Singapore on 18 August 2013.
Launch of BCA Universal Design Exhibition
Jul 19, 2013
Speech by Mr Chan Chun Sing, former Acting Minister of Social and Family Development at the launch of BCA Universal Design Exhibition
Diversity Task Force to Launch Survey on Gender Diversity on Boards and in Senior Management
Jul 11, 2013
The Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) will soon be launching a survey on gender diversity on boards and in senior management with the support of Singapore Exchange (SGX), Singapore Institute of Directors (SID), BoardAgender and the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)
At Least $250,000 Per Year to Fund and Mentor Youth Social Enterprise Startuups
Jul 7, 2013
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has launched the Youth Social Entrepreneurship Programme for Start-Ups (YSEP Start-Ups) with an annual budget of $250,000 to fund youths between 18 and 35 years to develop social enterprise start-ups in the social service sector.
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.