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Social Service Summit 2021 Charts Transformation for a Future-Ready Sector with Launch of Two New Initiatives
19/07/2021
The Industry Digital Plan for Social Services (IDPSS) and the Empowerment Guide were launched to support transformation efforts for the sector. These initiatives are developed in alignment with the Social Service Sector Strategic Thrust (4ST) five-year roadmap, and ladders up to the SSA 3.0 vision for a social service sector that constantly seeks ways to deliver services in more effective forms; is adaptive to leverage technology and innovation; invests in building up leadership, manpower and organisational capabilities; and which is able to harness the strengths of the community to deliver effective outcomes for service users.
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Industry Digital Plan By MSF And NCSS To Support Social Service Agencies In Improving Service Delivery And Outcomes
18/06/2021
MSF and NCSS are developing an Industry Digital Plan (IDP), in consultation with the social service sector and an Advisory Panel. The IDP provides systematic guidance on how social service agencies (SSAs) can assess and accelerate their digitalisation.
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2015 Speech by Mr Phillip Tan at the Sharity Day FINAL 29 Sep
15/03/2021
Speech by Mr Phillip Tan at the Sharity Day FINAL 29 Sep
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Speech by Ms Anita Fam, President, NCSS on "Impact through Innovation" at the Social Service Summit, 16 July 2019 at Marina Bay Sands
15/03/2021
Speech by Ms Anita Fam, President, NCSS on "Impact through Innovation" at the Social Service Summit, 16 July 2019 at Marina Bay Sands
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Speech by Ms Anita Fam, President, National Council of Social Service at the Social Service Summit 2021
14/07/2021
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Welcome Address By Mr Andrew Da Roza, Co-Chairman of Community Chest Heartstrings Walk 2021 Committee, 28 February 2021
22/06/2021
This year marks the tenth edition of the Walk, which has been co-organised with Marina Bay Sands (MBS).
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Community Chest Heartstrings Walk 2021 Goes Digital With First Virtual Walk
22/06/2021
This year, Community Chest Heartstrings Walk 2021 goes digital for the first time, rallying individuals, public and private sectors to take a step forward together, as every steps counts when supporting families in need, children with special needs and youth-at-risk, adults with disabilities, seniors in need and persons with mental health conditions.
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Better Support For Caregivers Of Persons With Disabilities Through New Singapore Together Alliance For Action
18/06/2021
A new Singapore Together Alliance for Action (SG Together AfA) will be formed by the National Council of Social Service (NCSS), SG Enable and community partners to co-create solutions on pressing issues faced by caregivers of persons with disabilities.
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New Initiatives To Encourage Charitable Giving
18/06/2021
MSF and NCSS will be launching a new Change for Charity initiative and extending Community Chest’s ongoing SHARE as One (SAO) programme.
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Taskforce to Launch Guide on Strengthening the Social Service Sector Beyond COVID-19
06/05/2021
Recommendations from the Beyond COVID-19 Taskforce were released today in a guide for social service agencies (SSAs) and stakeholders to strengthen the resilience of the social service sector in managing future challenges, titled “Emerging Stronger Together – A Guide Beyond COVID-19”. The Taskforce is a Singapore Together Alliance for Action set up by the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) in May 2020, to support the sector in responding to COVID-19 and propose directions and plans for a stronger social service sector in the longer term.
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NCSS Launches Beyond the Label Media Guide to Promote Balanced Media Portrayals and Reporting Involving Persons with Mental Health Conditions
03/05/2021
NCSS launched the Beyond the Label media guide at a dialogue session attended by representatives of the media, SSAs, partner agencies and persons in recovery. Developed in consultation with representatives from the media, SSAs and persons in recovery, the media guide is a resource for journalists and media professionals, providing guidelines on the portrayals and reporting of mental health issues or writing about incidents involving persons with mental health conditions. The media guide includes information like stigmatising words to avoid, and helplines and resources that can be shared with the public.
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Strengthening Volunteer Management Capabilities of Social Service Agencies through NCSS' Enhanced Volunteer Manager Funding Scheme
03/05/2021
Since the launch of the NCSS Enhanced Volunteer Manager Funding Scheme (Enhanced VMFS) on 19 August 2020, 44 professionals, managers and executives have been hired under the scheme as dedicated volunteer managers at social service agencies (SSAs), with 6 more coming on board in the coming months. The two-year scheme supports SSAs in obtaining manpower that can help them transform and adapt their services in the new normal through strengthening their volunteer management capacity.
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Speech by Ms Anita Fam, President, National Council of Social Service at the Welcome Session for Volunteer Managers under the Enhanced Volunteer Manager Funding Scheme
03/05/2021
Speech by Ms Anita Fam, President, National Council of Social Service at the Welcome Session for Volunteer Managers under the Enhanced Volunteer Manager Funding Scheme on Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 3.50pm via Zoom
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Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Speaker of Parliament and Advisor to NCSS at the Welcome Session for Volunteer Managers under the Enhanced Volunteer Manager Funding Scheme
03/05/2021
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The Invictus Fund (2nd Tranche) Virtual Launch Event
25/03/2021
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NCSS AGM 2020 - CEO's Address
15/03/2021
Address by Ms Tan Li San, NCSS CEO, delivered at NCSS's first virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 15 July 2020.
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NCSS AGM 2020 - President's Address
15/03/2021
Address by Ms Anita Fam, NCSS President, delivered at NCSS's first virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 15 July 2020.
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Launch of Digitalisation Training Programmes for Social Service Sector
25/03/2021
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TechUP Friday!
25/03/2021
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TechUP Friday! Brown Bag Series - Document Management System
25/03/2021
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