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Govt to invest $30 mil in Early Childhood Sector
Aug 30, 2013
The Acting Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr Chan Chun Sing, outlined the Government’s plan to enhance scholarships and training awards for the Early Childhood sector today. The changes will provide more support for new and existing early childhood educators and help operators better attract, develop and retain their staff. In total, the government will invest about $30 million over the next three years on these efforts.
New Drop-in Disability Programme
Aug 28, 2013
Persons with disabilities can look forward to a new Drop-in Disability Programme at the Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities (THKMC) Senior Activity Centres in Telok Blangah and Ang Mo Kio.
Appointment of the National Council on Problem Gambling
Aug 23, 2013
The Acting Minister for Social and Family Development has appointed members to the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) for the next two-year term commencing 31 August 2013.
OPG collaborates with POSB for LPA
Aug 21, 2013
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) launched an outreach programme to raise awareness of the Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) among POSB’s 4 million customers.
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.