Press Releases issued by MSF. For media enquiries, please get in touch with our Communications Division.
More Support for Lower- to Middle-Income Singaporeans Affected by COVID-19 Situation
Mar 27, 2020
Measures to better support lower- to middle-income Singaporeans who are financially impacted by the COVID-19 situation
Statement on confirmed COVID-19 cases at PCF Sparkletots Preschool @ Fengshan Blk 126
Mar 25, 2020
On 25 March 2020, 13 more centre staff, including teaching and non-teaching staff, tested positive for COVID-19. This is in addition to the Nursery 2 teacher who tested positive on 23 March.
Temporary Closure of PCF Sparkletots Preschool @ Fengshan Blk 126
Mar 24, 2020
ECDA was informed on 23 March 2020 that a Nursery 2 teacher at PCF Sparkletots @ Fengshan Blk 126 tested positive for COVID-19.
Joint MOE-MSF statement on LOA for preschool and primary school children
Mar 24, 2020
In light of the recent spike in imported cases in Singapore, MOE and MSF will implement additional precautionary measures for preschool and primary school students, to protect our younger students.
Closure of temporary relief centre at Jurong East Sport Hall
Mar 23, 2020
Given the low number of Malaysian workers who have required use of the facility, coupled with the groundswell of community support to house these workers, and MOM's involvement in assisting employers to secure accommodation for their employees, the temporary relief centre has ceased operations as of 23 March 2020.
Schools And Kindergartens To Re-Open With Enhanced Precautionary Measures
Mar 19, 2020
To further protect the education system, MOE, MSF and ECDA will implement additional precautionary measures over and above MOH’s measures. As some have travelled overseas during the March school holidays, we will issue a 14-day Leave of Absence (LOA) to students and staff of schools, preschools and student care centres who have been out of Singapore on or after 14 March, which is the start of the March school holidays.
Temporary Closure of MY World Preschool Ltd (52 Lengkok Bahru)
Mar 15, 2020
One of the new COVID-19 cases announced by MOH (Case 221) is a staff at MY World Preschool Ltd (52 Lengkok Bahru). She last attended the preschool on 13 March 2020.
Temporary Closure of The Orange Tree (CCK) Pte Ltd
Mar 9, 2020
As announced by MOH today, one of the new COVID-19 cases confirmed today (Case 160) is a 5-year old child enrolled in The Orange Tree (CCK) Pte Ltd. He last attended preschool last week on 6 March 2020.
Up to $480 million fund to strengthen the social service sector
Mar 5, 2020
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) and the National
Council of Social Service (NCSS) are setting up a new fund to better drive
capability- and capacity-building within the social service sector.
Government Accepts All Recommendations by Committee to Review and Enhance Reforms in the Family Justice System
Feb 24, 2020
The Ministry of Law (MinLaw) and Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) have concluded our assessment of all the feedback received, via a six-week- long public consultation, on the recommendations submitted by the Committee to Review and Enhance Reforms in the Family Justice System (RERF Committee) in September 2019. There was wide support for many of the recommendations, especially in the areas of early support for couples facing divorce, and enhancements to the family justice system.