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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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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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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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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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The Invictus Fund (2nd Tranche) Virtual Launch Event
25/03/2021
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Launch of Digitalisation Training Programmes for Social Service Sector
25/03/2021
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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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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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TechUP Friday!
25/03/2021
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TechUP Friday! Brown Bag Series - Document Management System
25/03/2021
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TechUP Friday! Brown Bag Series – Cybersecurity
24/03/2021
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Speech by Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for Social and Family Development at the Launch of The Invictus Fund (Second Tranche) on Monday, 28 September 2020, at 10am over Zoom
15/03/2021
Speech by Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for Social and Family Development at the Launch of The Invictus Fund (Second Tranche) on Monday, 28 September 2020, at 10am over Zoom
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NCSS Launches Funding and Initiatives to Support SSA 3.0 - The Transformation of Social Service Agencies
15/03/2021
With over $18 million top-up from the government, the second tranche of The Invictus Fund broadens support to all NCSS members to transform service delivery and operations Tech-and-GO!, a one-stop technology hub, is launched to help SSAs go digital
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Speech by Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for Social and Family Development at the Launch of Year 3 of Beyond the Label on Thursday, 24 September 2020, at 10am over Zoom
15/03/2021
Speech by Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for Social and Family Development at the Launch of Year 3 of Beyond the Label on Thursday, 24 September 2020, at 10am over Zoom
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NCSS' Beyond the Label Movement to Address Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health
15/03/2021
New campaign short film spotlights the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and the importance of help-seeking and family support Beyond the Label Fest and new e-Escape room seek to raise awareness and improve mental health literacy
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Singapore Chinese Weekly Entertainment Club Rallies Chinese Community Leaders to Donate More than Half A Million Dollars to the Invictus Fund
15/03/2021
Some 50 members of the Singapore Chinese Weekly Entertainment Club (中华为基利俱乐部), a private members club comprising prominent Chinese businessmen and community leaders, have raised a total of $530,000 for The Invictus Fund.
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NCSS Launches Scheme to Help Social Service Agencies Strengthen Volunteer Management Capabilities
15/03/2021
The National Council of Social Service (NCSS) launched the Enhanced Volunteer Manager Funding Scheme (Enhanced VMFS) on 19 August 2020 to help social service agencies (SSAs) in Singapore strengthen their volunteer management capabilities by providing funding for dedicated volunteer managers.
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Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Speaker of Parliament and Advisor to the National Council of Social Service at the Launch of the Enhanced Volunteer Management Funding Scheme
15/03/2021
Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Speaker of Parliament and Advisor to the National Council of Social Service at the Launch of the Enhanced Volunteer Management Funding Scheme on Wednesday, 19 August 2020, at 4.05pm over Zoom
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Taskforce to Strengthen the Social Service Sector During and Beyond COVID-19
15/03/2021
The National Council of Social Service (NCSS) set up the Beyond COVID-19 Taskforce in May 2020, to guide and strengthen the resilience of the social service sector during and beyond COVID-19. Chaired by NCSS President Ms Anita Fam, the Taskforce comprises 21 other members who are representatives from the corporate, public and people sectors.
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New Chief Executive Officer to be appointed to the National Council of Social Service
15/03/2021
The Ministry of Social and Family Development announced the appointment of Ms Tan Li San (陈丽珊) as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Councilof Social Service (NCSS) from 1 June 2020. She succeeds Mr Sim Gim Guan (沈锦源).
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