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Foreign Domestic Worker Grant Application Made Easier - MSF to Accept Application Endorsed by Any SMC-Registered Doctor
Jan 14, 2013
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) announced today that it will henceforth accept applications for Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Grant that is endorsed by a doctor registered with the Singapore Medical Council (SMC).
Occupational Therapy Day 2013 cum Launch of Bizlink Cafe@Institue of Mental Health
Jan 11, 2013
Speech by Mdm Halimah Yacob, former Minister of State for Social and Family Development, at the Occupational Therapy Day 2013 cum Launch of Bizlink Cafe @ Institue of Mental Health
Determination of Birth Order in Baby Bonus Scheme
Dec 31, 2012
The Baby Bonus scheme helps families with the cost of raising children.
Four Languages Used to Ensure Understanding of Changes to Baby Bonus
Dec 29, 2012
The use of four languages, based on the four major ethnic groups in Singapore, is confined to letters announcing changes to the scheme.
$1.7M Paid Out Under Special Employment Credit (SEC) and Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) for Persons with Disabilities
Dec 20, 2012
As part of the 2012 Budget Initiatives, the Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) and Special Employment Credit (SEC) were extended to eligible persons with disabilities, and their employers respectively. The objective is to encourage employers to provide more employment opportunities for persons with disability and see this group as a potential workforce.
Child Development Account helps families with the cost of raising children
Dec 7, 2012
To date, there are about 800 healthcare providers and 60 private Early Intervention Programme providers registered and the ministry conducts regular outreach to encourage more providers to sign up.
National Study Shows State of Work-Life Harmony Stable Among Singaporean Employees
Dec 6, 2012
Singapore, 6 December 2012 – The state of work-life harmony in Singapore has remained stable over the past six years, according to the National Work-Life Harmony Study conducted by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF).
Award ceremony 2012 President's Challenge Social Enterprise Award
Dec 6, 2012
Speech by Mr Chan Chun Sing, Acting Minister for Social and Family Development
SDN Launches Gifts of Love for Families and Friends of Singles
Dec 4, 2012
Dating vouchers as gifts of love to encourage singles to widen their social circle through dating activities.
Child Protection and Welfare media queries
Dec 3, 2012
Replies to queries from the media on Child Protection and Welfare