is the focal agency for disability in Singapore. Set up by the Ministry of Social and Family Development in July 2013, SG Enable is dedicated to enabling persons with disabilities and building an inclusive society. It seeks to empower persons with disabilities and their caregivers with timely access to information, referral services and grants; enhance training and employment for persons with disabilities; and engage the community to integrate them as integral members of society. It also manages the Enabling Village. SG Enable is a registered charity and an Institution of Public Character.
Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA)
serves as the regulatory and developmental agency for the early childhood sector in Singapore, overseeing key aspects of children’s development below the age of seven, across both kindergartens and child care centres. ECDA is an autonomous agency jointly overseen by MOE and hosted under MSF.
is a one-stop website for persons with disabilities, caregivers and sector professionals looking for information on disability support. It curates and pulls together information on schemes, services and other resources useful to persons with disabilities, and guides users in making more informed decisions about different service options across life stages.
Ministry of Education (MOE)
’s goal is for each child to maximise his/her potential in an educational setting that is most appropriate to his/her educational needs, It supports children with SEN in their learning so that they can pursue a productive and meaningful life in our society.
National Council of Social Service (NCSS)
is the umbrella body for over 450 social service organisations in Singapore. Its mission is to provide leadership and direction in enhancing the capabilities and capacity of its members, and to advocate for the social service ecosystem. Click here for public education on understanding persons with disabilities
Agency for Integrated Care (AIC)
reaches out to caregivers and seniors with information on staying active and ageing well and connects people to services they need. It also helps partners strengthen their capability to deliver quality care, and brings partners together to meet the needs of Singapore’s ageing population. Its work in the community brings care services and information closer to those in need.
Ministry of Health (MOH)
provides means-tested subsidies to support Singapore Residents with healthcare costs. Click here to view all healthcare financing schemes and subsidies
, such as MediShield life, CareShield Life and MediSave.
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)
is a comprehensive convention to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all person with disabilities, and to promote respect for their inherent dignity. Singapore acceded to the Convention on 18 July 2013.
About Singapore Together
is about the government working with Singaporeans, and Singaporeans working with one another, to build our future Singapore. By working together, we can turn diversity into strength and transform challenges into opportunities, to build a Singapore that we will be proud of. Download the SG Together Pullout Guide to Citizen Engagement
is a national movement dedicated to guiding and supporting the goodwill of all who live in Singapore to better help those in need. Giving and kindness can take many forms: spontaneous, informal or organised. From daily acts of kindness to volunteering together with friends, colleagues, neighbours and others – every action matters. Together, we can play a part, big or small, to make Singapore a more caring and inclusive home for all. Pledge now