Press Releases issued by MSF. For media enquiries, please get in touch with our Communications Division.
POSITIVE CHILD OUTCOMES FROM PARENT EDUCATION – MSF ROLLS OUT REGIONAL PARENTING SUPPORT PROVIDERS
Nov 13, 2019
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)
announced today the appointment of 10 Parenting Support Providers (PSP) to help
equip all parents with parenting skills in a more holistic manner. This is in
response to increasing demand from parents who want to pick up new skills to
help strengthen their relationships with their children.
$127 million in ComCare Assistance Benefitted 37,400 Households in FY2018
Oct 11, 2019
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) provided $127 million in ComCare cash assistance to about 37,400 households or 75,200 individuals, in FY2018.
Senior Parliamentary Secretary Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim Reiterates Singapore's Commitment to Enhance Women's Economic Participation
Oct 5, 2019
Senior Parliamentary Secretary (SPS) for Social
and Family Development, Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, led the
Singapore delegation to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women and
the Economy Forum (WEF) in La Serena, Chile. The APEC-WEF is an annual meeting
of leaders from the public, private, non-government and academic sectors to
discuss the empowerment of women across APEC economies.
Appointment of Two New Divorce Support Specialists Agencies Expands The Support Available to Families Undergoing Divorce
Sep 19, 2019
The Ministry of Social and Family Development has appointed two new Divorce
Support Specialist Agencies (DSSAs) – Thrive Parenting! and Healing Hearts @ Fei
Yue – to better support families undergoing divorce with specialised services
Public Consultation on RERF Report
Sep 19, 2019
Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) and the Ministry of Law
(MinLaw) have received recommendations from the Committee to Review and Enhance
Reforms in the Family Justice System (RERF Committee).
Launch of Singapore Preschool Accreditation Framework (SPARK) Quality Rating Scale for 0-6 Years
Sep 13, 2019
The new SPARK Quality Rating Scale (QRS) for 0-6 years was officially launched today at the Early Childhood Conference 2019, organised by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA).
Working Together on a Good Start for Every Child
Sep 13, 2019
At the Early Childhood Conference 2019, the Minister for Social and Family Development Mr Desmond Lee announced new initiatives, in collaboration with partners, to support outdoor learning by children in preschools, and to enhance support for children and families under KidSTART.
22 EDUCATORS AND CENTRES TO RECEIVE ECDA AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT
Sep 9, 2019
In recognition of their professional excellence and innovation, 22 pre-school educators and centres will receive the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Development from Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for Social and Family Development, at ECDA's annual Early Childhood Conference on 13 September 2019.
Fifth Fostering Agency Appointed To Grow Foster Care
Sep 5, 2019
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has appointed Muhammadiyah Association as the fifth Fostering Agency, as of 1 August 2019, to grow foster care in the community.
A Good Start For Every Child
Aug 28, 2019
Making quality preschools more affordable and accessible