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Social Service Agencies

Social Service Agencies

A Social Service Agency (SSA) is a non-profit organisation that provides welfare services and/or services that benefit the community at large. SSAs are typically set up as societies, companies limited by guarantee or trusts. As long as the organisation is set up exclusively for charitable purposes and carries out activities to achieve these purposes, it must register itself as a charity.
  • Information on how to register your SSA as a Society, a Company Limited by Guarantee, and Charity; and how to form a trust and apply for Institution of Public Character (IPC) status.
  • List of Social Service Agencies who received funding from then-MCYS in FY10 and FY11, under various help schemes.

See Also

VWO-Charities Capability Fund (VCF)

VCF aims to enhance the professional and services capabilities of the SSAs providing social services in Singapore. SSAs can tap into VCF for co-funding of training, scholarships, pilot projects, etc.