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Government Awards Tender to Develop Common IT System to Coordinate Social Service
May 30, 2014
The Government has awarded the tender to develop the Social Service Net (SSNet) - a national case management system for the social service sector. SSNet will enable service providers to better coordinate the delivery of social assistance and social services to individuals and families in need. It is a joint effort of the Ministry of Social and Family Development and the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore.
Addenda to President's Address: Caring Society
May 20, 2014
While most Singaporeans enjoy more opportunities to build better lives for themselves and their families, many feel more anxieties and uncertainties about the future. To address their worries and give all Singaporeans greater peace of mind, the government will strengthen our social safety nets. Our philosophy is upstream prevention, providing more for those with less and sharing the risks of life’s uncertainties so that no one has to deal with his problems alone. Underlying this is the spirit of a caring society, where we care for one another and share the fruits of progress with all.
1,800 more households to benefit from Comcare Short-to-Medium Term Assistance
Mar 13, 2014
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will reach out to more families who require short- to medium- term assistance. ComCare provides assistance to households who require temporary help because their members are either looking for work, temporarily unable to work due to illness and care giving duties, or earning insufficient incomes to provide for their families.
Medium-term to short-term ComCare scheme applicant
Feb 17, 2014
Minister answers question by Mr Chen Show Mao, MP for Aljunied GRC on medium-term to short-term ComCare scheme applicants and recipients
Secondary and discretionary tiers in PA Scheme
Feb 17, 2014
Minister answers question by Mr Chen Show Mao, MP for Aljunied GRC on the secondary and discretionary tiers in the Public Assistance Scheme
Eligibility criteria for Public Assistance Scheme
Feb 17, 2014
Minister answers question by Mr Chen Show Mao, MP for Aljunied GRC on eligibility criteria for Public Assistance Scheme
Government Selects Three New Pre-School Anchor Operators
Jan 27, 2014
The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) appointed three new Pre-School Anchor Operators today. Metropolitan YMCA’s MY World Preschool, Kinderland Consortiums-Skool4Kidz, and EtonHouse International’s E-Bridge Pre-school will join PAP Community Foundation and NTUC First Campus’ My First Skool as Anchor Operators for the early childhood sector.
Homeless families who camp by the beach
Jan 20, 2014
Minister answers question by Mr Muhamad Faisal Abdul Manap, MP for Aljunied GRC on homeless families who camp by the beach
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.
The Ministry of Social and Family Development Unveils Inaugural Social Enterprise Carnival
May 7, 2013
Organised by the Ministry of Social and Family Development in partnership with DBS, the 'Social Enterprise Carnival @ DBS Marina Regatta' is celebrates and creates public awareness of social enterprises and their contributions to the community.