This section is a compilation of local and overseas resources that serve to inspire us to transform and rethink the way we approach issues, to achieve our shared 4ST vision.
Tech for Good: How Tech is Transforming Social Services in Singapore Social Service
Net (SSN) is a shared platform that collates and stores client information gathered from the Social Service Agencies (SSAs). Developed by the Ministry of Social and Family Development, SSN is an example of how technology is transforming
the social service sector in Singapore.
Transforming Community Care in 2030 Examples of care and support services for the ageing population in Singapore. These
include the Community Networks for Seniors (CNS) initiative, as well as proactive outreach and community support.
Incentivising New Partnerships for Social Impact Impact of COVID-19 on the social sector and tools that can help to incentivise the equivalent of venture capital for social impact. The article also compares opportunities and stages of local and global innovation.
The Unlimited Enabled By UOB The Unlimited is a novel initiative that brings together the private, public and people sectors for companies
to easily hire people with disabilities. It is a partnership between UOB, SG Enable, Autism Resource Centre (ARC), Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS) and Society for the Physically Disabled (SPD).
12 Companies Recognised for ‘Exemplary Efforts’ to Promote Mental Health at Work 12 companies were commended for promoting positive mental health awareness in their workplace, offering job opportunities to persons with mental health conditions, commemorating World Mental Health Day, equipping their staff with knowledge
on identifying mental health issues, and providing accommodation for staff with mental health issues.
Thinking Out of Boxes for Social Good Social innovation, cross collaboration between government and
non-profit businesses, as well as successful strategies and programmes can help drive change for social good.
Volunteering In Singapore To Make A Difference This webpage showcases a full range of information that is related to volunteering
in Singapore. It includes details such as the different types of volunteering, small ways of giving back, volunteering during COVID-19, as well as the future of volunteering.
Redefining Community Service During Covid-19 This article shows how COVID-19 is affecting public volunteering in Singapore. It also covers different ways of redefining community service or public volunteering during the pandemic.
By 2050, one in six people will be over the age of 65. As a result, there will be an increasing pressure on governments and healthcare systems to look after its elderly population. Technology posits to provide solutions to this growing
issue. Singapore, as an example, shows how technology can make a huge difference to the elderly.
In the wake of COVID-19, charities should focus on innovating and developing new skills which will allow them to continue their operations, develop their capabilities and deliver services to those in need.
The New Volunteer Workforce Non-profit organisations rely heavily on volunteers, but many are not able to manage them and often
neglect them.. This article explores how to manage volunteers a highly valuable asset for organisations.
The Promise of Skills-Based Volunteering Skills-based volunteering, in which a team of corporate employees work
with non-profits for an extended period of time to help solve complex operational problems, is growing rapidly within the sector. While it is undeniably a valuable partner, unfortunately, it is also usually tricky to implement.
The landscape of digital mental health services has changed considerably since the outbreak of Covid-19. Charities will have to relook at how they provide mental health services digitally, and coordinate their efforts to ensure better
outcomes and long term sustainability.
The Good Things Foundation is a digital inclusion NFP that works with a network of on-ground partners to help those struggling to connect to the digital world because now, more than ever, not being part of the digital environment can have
profound economic, social and health consequences.
Given the COVID-19 outbreak, charities embraced digital acceleration in 2020 in attempt to adjust to the everchanging demands and to meeting the ‘new normal’. The article explores possibilities and prospects of digital transformation
for the social service sector.
Contrary to popular belief, digital transformation is less about technology, and more about people. This article emphasises on the importance to invest in the people who will be tapping on the technology, instead of only purchasing the
COVID-19 accelerated the pace of many companies’ digital initiatives, yet it is crucial for leaders to rethink of how digitalisation is applicable to the organisation, how they could co-create value within the ecosystem and how their
organisations can be transformed to enable digital transformation to take place.
The Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) AIC coordinates and supports efforts in integrating care to achieve the best care outcomes for clients. AIC also provides caregivers,
seniors and community care partners with resources on senior outreach and engagement, community-based care, healthcare, community mental health, financial support and caregiving.