Social and community services in Singapore offer various social and community services to build a strong community. These include children’s homes, child care services, social services for youth and families as well as services for the elderly and disabled.
The social and community sector employs more than 10,2001 people ranging from professionals such as Social Workers, Therapists, Psychologists, Nurses, Special Education teachers, Early Intervention Teachers, to associate professionals such as Health Attendants and Nursing Aides.
All are professionals with a passion for helping people in need. The sector invests heavily in training to meet the ever-changing demands of the community at large. The social and community sector is a growing one with ample employment opportunities.
If you want to know more about careers in the social services, the qualifications needed, scholarships and training grants available, please visit the one-stop portal at www.socialservicejobs.org.sg.
1includes VWOs from the Intermediate and Long Term Care Sector.
National Council of Social Service (NCSS)
NCSS is the national coordinating body for member Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs) in Singapore.
Data Management and Sharing
We will ask for your consent to manage and share your personal data across relevant organisations when you seek social services and assistance at the Social Service Offices (SSOs) or the Family Service Centres (FSCs).