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Illuminating Paths to Philanthropy at NCSS - Ms Wendy Tan

Wendy Tan joined National Council of Social Service (NCSS) to understand the social service sector and contribute to positive change. 11 years later, her impact is greater than ever, thanks to the philanthropic partnerships she forges in her current role.

A Beacon of Light - Ms Doreen Tan

Doreen joined Community Chest (ComChest), an arm of National Council of Social Service (NCSS) as a Senior Manager in Philanthropic Partnership & Engagement with 10 years of fundraising experience.

Growing and learning for the future - Ms Suraiza Surani

For Suraiza, the social service sector has been a part of her life for the past 27 years.

Embracing a learning mindset - Ms Jessica Lim

Nearing a decade at NCSS, Jessica’s career reflects the holistic care we strive to provide the community.

Stories from the Heart - Mr Alister Ong

How being empowered has led him to become a diversity champion. Born with cerebral palsy, he has overcome challenges and found purpose with the support of his community.

Stories from the Heart - Ms Maisarah Dasukie

A Human Resource Manager from AMP Singapore shared how the organisation tapped on NCSS’ People Practice Consultancy (PPC) programme

Stories from the Heart - Ms Wee Wah Meng

Wee Wah Meng shares how she’s moved on from breaking rice bowls to rebuilding lives

Stories from the Heart - Ms June Eng

She brought her corporate sector experience to the Boys’ Town family in 2015, then spent three years building better ways to support the development of its staff.

Stories from the Heart - Wilson Peh

Wilson Peh, shared his story of his younger days where the lack of family support led him to making wrong choices in life and harmful habits.

Stories from the Heart - 4ST Progress

Progress of the Social Service Strategic Thrusts (4ST) (2017-2021)

Stories from the Heart - Summit Video

Watch the stories of our sector professionals as they share their journey in social service and their hope of empowering individuals and families for a more inclusive community.

Stories from the Heart - Ms Tina Hung

Tina Hung, a Senior Consultant at NCSS, shares her passion about uplifting the vulnerable.

Stories from the Heart - Tan Jui Wei

Ms Tan Jui Wei, a Rehabilitation Counsellor of Integrated Employment Services from Singapore Anglican Community Services (SACS), believes in empowering persons with mental health conditions

Stories from the Heart - Low Jarn May

Being Deaf and an advocate for inclusive employment, she has taken steps to champion changes within the workplace to be a more inclusive and accessible environment for all.

Stories from the Heart - Zizie Zuzantie

Zizie Mohamed Said, shares about what inspires her since she was young and how her inspiration led to her realisation of the importance of courage.

Stories from the Heart - Nur Fadhli Prayitno

Nur Fadhil from SHINE, shares about the ‘Collective Impact’ by harnessing partnerships across different sectors to produce effective solutions.

Stories from the Heart - Ms Serene Cheng, Filos Community Services

Serene shares that her motivation to join the social service sector as a Volunteer Manager stemmed from her humble background.

Stories from the Heart: Community Advocates, Tsao Foundation

These active agers, each with a story of their own, shares their EMPOWER journey and connect with other senior citizens.

Stories from the Heart: Sister Bernadette

Sr Bernadette served as the go-between for volunteers and NCSS’ Service Planning and Funding teams, which work with social service agencies to optimise programmes for users.

Stories from the Heart: Mdm Manomani

The one defining moment in Mdm Manomani’s life was when she became mother to her first child in 1991, Thimajit: he was born with cerebral palsy.

Stories from the Heart: J R Karthikeyan (Karthik)

Mr Karthik shares his experience when he started as an Occupational Therapist in 2007, under AWWA’s Community Integration Service (CIS) and why he join the social service sector.

Stories from the Heart: Hazlina

“We wanted to encourage more women to seize the opportunity to live their entrepreneurial dreams."

Stories from the Heart: Youth Alliance

Officially launched in 2019, the Youth Alliance focused on increasing mental health knowledge, reducing stigma, and promoting help-seeking behaviour among those aged 16 to 35.

Stories from the heart - Employee video

As employee of NCSS, we work towards our mission to ensure every person has the opportunity to live a life of dignity to their fullest potential within society.

Stories from the Heart : Nadia Daeng

Growing up as the primary caregiver to her 44-year-old sister with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and her 75-year-old mum, who suffered a stroke in 2019.

Stories from the Heart : Mr Phillip Tan

Mr Phillip Tan has made significant contributions to NCSS and the social service sector.

Stories from the Heart : Lino

'I was not okay, but I had to pretend to be okay': One man on how he moved on from self-harm and suicidal thoughts.

Stories from the Heart - Ron

'I believed what I had was normal': How an Instagram post helped this 25-year-old discover he had OCD.

Collaborations Between the People, Public and Private Sectors

Partnerships that create a positive, meaningful, and sustainable social service ecosystem.

Strengthening Organisation Capabilities and Organisation Development

Building up the digital capabilities of Social Service Agencies.

TechUP Friday!s and Tech-and-GO Support SSAs

Building up the digital capabilities of Social Service Agencies.

Digital Transformation

Digital transformation as the new norm

Volunteer Managers, the bridge between Volunteers and SSAs

Building up the digital capabilities of Social Service Agencies.

Impacting the Lives of Others

"Actions will create a real and definitive impact on the lives of others."

Samaritans On The Line

Getting behind the phone of Singapore’s only 24-hour suicide prevention hotline takes more than just listening. Hear what goes on in a volunteer shift with the Samaritans of Singapore.

Old Neighbours, New Friends

Work and play find new meaning among bank employees and the senior folk of Jurong West as a locale-based volunteer project takes off.

Goodwill in Geylang Bahru

A new pilot volunteerism project is enabling the staff of SP Group to cultivate relationships outside of the office and with their elderly neighbours.

Small Team, Big Hearts

These software professionals ditch their computers for cars when they turn into helpful medical escorts under this corporate partnership with social service.