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Social Service in Singapore

The social service sector employs more than 15,000 people ranging from Social Workers, Therapists, Psychologists, Nurses, Special Education Teachers, Early Intervention Teachers, Social Work Associates and Nursing Aides.

Comprising professionals with a passion for helping people in need, the sector aims to meet the evolving needs of the community through skills development and upgrading. 

For more information about careers in the social services, scholarships and training grants available, or the Sector Salary Guidelines, please click here. To reference the Skills Framework for Social Service to better understand the career pathways, skills and competencies for a range of job roles in the social service sector, please click here.



See Also

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).

MSF-Funded Therapy Hubs

MSF funds Therapy Hubs in a number of Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs) to hire, train and deploy physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists.

Community Psychology Hub

The Community Psychology Hub (CPH) helps Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs) deliver quality psychology services in the social service sector.       

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Last Reviewed On Thu, Jan 31, 2019