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Appointment of Two New Divorce Support Specialists Agencies Expands The Support Available to Families Undergoing Divorce
Sep 19, 2019
The Ministry of Social and Family Development has appointed two new Divorce
Support Specialist Agencies (DSSAs) – Thrive Parenting! and Healing Hearts @ Fei
Yue – to better support families undergoing divorce with specialised services
Update on suggestion made regarding President of Singapore issuing congratulatory notes to Singaporean centenarians
Sep 2, 2019
Suggestion made for President of Singapore to issue congratulatory notes to Singaporean centenarians on the occassion of their birthdays.
Joint MOH-MSF statement in response to AGO Audit 2019 Observations on Thematic Audit
Jul 16, 2019
The Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) acknowledge the observations made by the Auditor-General’s Office (AGO) in its thematic audit on social grants managed by MOH and MSF.
Speech By A/Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim at the Committee of Supply 2017
Mar 8, 2017
Speech by Parliamentary Secretary A/Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim at MSF's Committee of Supply 2017
Opening Speech By Mr Tan Chuan-Jin At The Committee Of Supply 2017
Mar 8, 2017
Speech by Minister Tan Chuan-Jin at MSF's Committee of Supply 2017
Closing speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin at the Committee of Supply 2017
Mar 8, 2017
Closing speech by Minister Tan Chuan-Jin at MSF's Committee of Supply 2017
Social Service Officer Charged for Misappropriation of Funds
Aug 3, 2016
The Police have charged a Social Service Office (SSO) officer, Chia Kwang Hwee, under the Penal Code, Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act and the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act.
Speech by Ms Ang Bee Lian at the Universal Periodic Review
Jan 27, 2016
Speech by Ms Ang Bee Lian, Director of Social Welfare at the United Nations Periodic Review in Geneva on 27 January 2016
Addendum to the President's Address (2016)
Jan 20, 2016
The social needs of our citizens and families are becoming more complex as the demographics, economics and family structures in Singapore change. In the years to come, MSF will focus on strengthening marriages and families, providing a good start for our young, extending a helping hand for the vulnerable, and fostering a caring community.
Assault on MSF officer at Social Service Office
Nov 17, 2015
On 6 November 2015, a member of the public visited our SSO@Toa Payoh to apply for financial assistance. Our officer was assaulted when she was interviewing him to understand his financial situation better. MSF has reported to the Police about the assault.