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
24/03/2021
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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NCSS Launches Beyond the Label Media Guide to Promote Balanced Media Portrayals and Reporting Involving Persons with Mental Health Conditions
16/03/2021

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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Industry Digital Plan By MSF And NCSS To Support Social Service Agencies In Improving Service Delivery And Outcomes
05/03/2021

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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Better Support For Caregivers Of Persons With Disabilities Through New Singapore Together Alliance For Action
05/03/2021
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
05/03/2021
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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