Olympic Champion Joseph Schooling Leads “Champion for a Good Cause” In Partnership with Community Chest
Fresh off a victorious outing at the recent Asian Games 2018, Singapore’s first and only Olympic champion Joseph Schooling went back to the pool, this time for a good cause. In an inaugural partnership with Community Chest, Joseph Schooling led a swim clinic “Champion for a Good Cause”, with children from CARE Singapore, a social service organisation supported by Community Chest at the Temasek Club. Supported by six other swim coaches from his own swim school, Swim Schooling and SportCares, Schooling spent around an hour sharing his experiences as an athlete with 12 social service users, aged 12 to 14 years old, from CARE Singapore.
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NCSS Launches First Nation-Wide Campaign to Fight Mental Health Stigma
  • Findings from a new NCSS attitude study found that 7 in 10 believe that persons with mental health conditions experience stigma and discrimination
  • The "Beyond the Label" campaign hopes to build empathy and encourage the public to view persons in recovery beyond their mental health diagnosis
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NCSS Explores Piloting New Funding Models with Sector For Long Term Sustainability
NCSS Explores Piloting New Funding Models with Sector for Long-Term Sustainability
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New President and vice-president appointed to the National Council of Social Service
The Ministry of Social and Family Development today announced the appointment of Ms Anita Fam as the new President of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) Board, and Ms Chan Chia Lin as its new Vice-President. Mr Phillip Tan has been re-appointed as Chairman of Community Chest. 
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We Are Able! 2018 empowers persons with disabilities
A new 2-year pilot, “Our Lives Our Voices” – a self-advocacy initiative was launched.
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