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Minister Masagos Zulkifli to make Working Visit to Brunei from 10 to 12 June
Jun 10, 2022
Minister for Social and Family Development, Second Minister for Health and Minister-in-Charge of Muslim Affairs Masagos Zulkifli will make a working visit to Bandar Seri Begawan, Negara Brunei Darussalam from 10 to 12 June to affirm strong bilateral relations between the two countries.
Highest Completion Rate Since 2012 for Probation Orders, Bolstered by Strong Family and Community Support
Jun 2, 2022
87% of the Probation Orders that ended in 2021 were successfully completed, the highest completion rate since 2012. This was a key achievement highlighted in the Probation and Community Rehabilitation Service (PCRS) Annual Report 2021, which recognises the collective efforts of families, Probation Officers, Volunteer Probation Officers, and community partners in supporting probationers in their rehabilitation journey.
Closure of The Courage Fund Relief Schemes
May 24, 2022
Following the adjustment in Singapore's Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON) status on 26 April 2022, and extensive easing of community and border measures, MSF and NCSS have reviewed and will close all TCF COVID-19 relief schemes with immediate effect. Those who had been certified as COVID-positive before 24 May 2022 can still apply.
Issuance of Correction Direction Under the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act Regarding Falsehood About Woman Who Claimed to Have No One to Turn to For Urgent Help
May 12, 2022
The Minister for Social and Family Development has instructed the POFMA Office to issue a Correction Direction to correct a Facebook post made by Gilbert Goh on 24 April 2022. Goh will be required to carry a correction notice alongside his post.
Closing Speech By Minister Masagos Zulkifli At The Second Reading Of The Adoption Of Children Bill
May 10, 2022
Minister Mr Masagos Zulkifli's closing speech at the Second Reading of the Adoption of Children Bill.
Opening Speech By Minister Masagos Zulkifli At The Second Reading Of The Adoption Of Children Bill
May 10, 2022
Minister Mr Masagos Zulkifli's opening speech at the Second Reading of the Adoption of Children Bill.
Alliance for Action to Strengthen Marriages and Family Relationships launches the Celebrating SG Families Pledge
Apr 26, 2022
The Alliance for Action to Strengthen Marriages and Family Relationships (AFAM) launched the Celebrating SG Families Pledge today, as part of the Year of Celebrating SG Families (YCF) movement recently announced by the Ministry of Social and Family Development.
Data on Social Workers in the Past Five Years
Apr 6, 2022
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Melvin Yong Yik Chye regarding the number and types of complaints against social workers.
Plans to Streamline Means Testing Procedures for Public Assistance
Apr 6, 2022
MSF's response to a parliamentary question by Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song on whether the Ministry is looking to streamline means testing procedures for public assistance applications and renewals.
MSF Seeks Views On Proposed Amendments To The Women's Charter In Relation To Family Violence
Apr 6, 2022
MSF is proposing amendments to the Women’s Charter to enhance legal protections against family violence. These proposed amendments incorporate the comprehensive feedback from various stakeholders.