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Enabling Masterplan 2030 - Working Together Towards An Inclusive Singapore
Aug 17, 2022
The Enabling Masterplan 2030 (EMP2030), which sets out the vision for Singapore as an inclusive society in 2030, was released today. The EMP2030, which is Singapore’s fourth Enabling Masterplan, was put together by a 27-member Steering Committee (SC) co-chaired by Mr Eric Chua, Senior Parliamentary Secretary (Social and Family Development) and Mr Gan Seow Kee, Vice Chairperson of the Singapore Business Federation. It comprises 29 recommendations along 3 strategic themes spanning 14 focal areas, which cover the life stages and various needs of persons with disabilities and their caregivers. The EMP2030 was launched by the two Co-Chairs at a visit to AWWA’s new Home and Day Activity Centre which will start operations in September 2022.
Opening Address by Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for Health at Fostering Seminar on 13 August 2022
Aug 13, 2022
Opening Address by Minister Masagos at Fostering Seminar, 13 August 2022 at the Enabling Village
Opening Remarks by Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development & Minister-in-Charge of Social Services Integration at NeuGen's Launch of Neu Empowerment Model to Prevent Intergenerational Offending on 27 July 2022
Jul 27, 2022
Opening Remarks by Minister Desmond Lee at NeuGen's Launch of Neu Empowerment Model to Prevent Intergenerational Offending.
Opening Remarks for Dialogue by Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development and Minister-in-Charge of Social Services Integration, for Social Service Summit 2022 on 13 July 2022
Jul 21, 2022
Opening Remarks by Minister Desmond Lee at the Social Services Summit 2022.
MSF Appoints New Board Members for the National Council of Social Service
Jul 21, 2022
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) announced today key appointment holders to the Board of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS), and the re-appointment of the Board President. In addition to the appointments made by Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for Health, Mr Masagos Zulkifli, other Board members were elected at NCSS’ Annual General Meeting held on 13 July 2022 or appointed by the Board President, all of whom will serve a two-year term from 1 August 2022 to 31 July 2024.
Enhancement to the Voluntary Welfare Organisation Transport Subsidy Scheme for Persons With Disabilities
Jun 29, 2022
From 1 July 2022, MSF will increase subsidies under the scheme to reduce transport costs for persons with disabilities who take dedicated transport to attend Special Education (SPED) Schools and community-based programmes. The scheme will also be renamed the 'Enabling Transport Subsidy'.
Opening Remarks by Ms Sun Xueling, Minister of State for Social and Family Development & Home Affairs, At McDonald’s Family Mental Wellness Event
Jun 28, 2022
Through the partnership with McDonald’s, we hope that this programme become more accessible to parents. Plus, prompt parents to think about their children’s mental well-being, as they enjoy happy family time together.
Speech by Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minster for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for Health at the Financial Capability and Asset Building Event
Jun 21, 2022
Address by Minister Masagos Zulkifli at the "Financial Capability and Asset Building Initiative: Maximising Potential, Empowering Communities" Event.
Higher Assistance Rates For Comcare Households
Jun 21, 2022
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will increase the amount of
assistance for lower-income households on the ComCare Long-Term Assistance (LTA) and
Short-to-Medium-Term Assistance (SMTA) schemes from 1 August 2022. This is part of the
support package introduced by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Lawrence
Wong to provide support to households, individuals and businesses, in view of inflationary
pressures caused by external factors.
Opening Remarks By Mr Eric Chua, Parlimentary Secretary For Ministry Of Social And Family Development, And Ministry Of Culture, Community And Youth At Klook Cares: Movies In The Sky Edition
Jun 10, 2022
Parlimentary Secretary For Ministry Of Social And Family Development, And Ministry Of Culture, Community And Youth Eric Chua's Opening Remarks At Klook Cares: Movies In The Sky Edition.