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New Initiatives to Improve Disability Care Services and Case Management Support for Persons with Disabilities with High Support Needs
Apr 20, 2021
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) announced new initiatives to (1) enhance the quality and affordability of disability care services; and (2) improve case management support for persons with disabilities with high support needs. This will help families who are caring for persons with disabilities and give them greater assurance that their loved ones will be well-supported. These efforts further the vision set out in Singapore’s Enabling Masterplan to enable all persons with disabilities to fulfil their potential and participate as integral and contributing members of society.
New Initiatives to Enhance Support for Persons with Disabilities Throughout Their Lives
Apr 14, 2021
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) announced a suite of new initiatives to enhance the support for persons with disabilities and their families, across their life stages. These efforts will further support MSF’s vision to empower persons with disabilities to achieve their potential and participate as integral and contributing members of our society.
Employment and Job Placement Assistance for Persons with Disabilities
Apr 5, 2021
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Melvin Yong Yik Chye on employment and job placement assistance for persons with disabilities.
Around 4,500 Jobs And Skills Opportunities In The Social Service And Early Childhood Sectors And For Persons With Disabilities
Mar 5, 2021
MSF has been creating jobs and skills opportunities for Singaporeans since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. By end-2021, there will be around 4,500 opportunities that will build capability across the social service and early childhood sectors, and for persons with disabilities.
Better Support For Caregivers Of Persons With Disabilities Through New Singapore Together Alliance For Action
Mar 5, 2021
A new Singapore Together Alliance for Action (SG Together AfA) will be formed by the National Council of Social Service (NCSS), SG Enable and community partners to co-create solutions on pressing issues faced by caregivers of persons with disabilities.
Speech by Ms Sun Xueling, Minister of State for MSF and MOE at 2021 Budget Debates, 25 February 2021
Feb 25, 2021
Budget 2021 supports women, and the Singapore Government has a longstanding commitment to building a society of equal opportunities where all Singaporeans, including women, can achieve their full potential.
Enlarging enrolment for Day Activity Centres to increase placements for adults with autism
Feb 24, 2021
MSF response to a parliamentary question by Mr Christopher de Souza on enlarging enrolment for Day Activity Centres.
Lowering enrolment cost for Day Activity Centres providing care and skills training to adults with disabilities
Feb 24, 2021
MSF response to a parliamentary question by Mr Christopher de Souza on enrolment cost for Day Activity Centres.
Database of adult persons with intellectual disabilities and special needs
Feb 2, 2021
MSF response to a parliamentary question by Ms Yeo Wan Ling on adult persons with intellectual disabilities and special needs.
1,200 Job and Training Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities in 2021
Jan 29, 2021
MSF has announced the creation of new job and training opportunities for persons with disabilities, as part of the workstream under the National Jobs Council.