NCSS announces initiatives to entice and retain talent in the social service sector

National Council of Social Service (NCSS) announced yesterday new initiatives to attract and retain talent in the sector that is facing a shortage of manpower.
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In response to the overall blueprint for the third Enabling Masterplan, APSN will outreach to more employers to enable more employment opportunities for people with special needs

Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat announced recently in the Singapore Budget 2017 that the Government will allocate about 400 million to support measures for the disabled.  This includes the provision of support for the caregiver of the disabled and further assistance to the...
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APSN Mystical Café For All goes the extra mile to help others

On 10 March 2017, The Mystical Café Fór All operated till 930pm in the hope of securing more sales to support the TODAY Enabled Fund.
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Government putting aside up to $100 million to VWOS for improving operations and professional skills upgrade

In the coming 5 years, the Government and Tote Board will be investing up to $100 million to support VWOs in building professional and organisational capabilities.
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Challenges in securing a job as a special needs individual

In the Singapore Budget announcement 2017, the government announced plans to give more support to those with disabilities especially  those who are looking for employment.
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Benefitting from training programmes for Special Needs

Ms Shahida Sarhid, Reporter from Berita Harian interviewed Mr Muhaimin Afandi who is working in the APSN social enterprise Mystical Café For All on his experience working in a real café for the very first time.
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APSN Official Statement

Mr Roger Tan has left APSN and is no longer the Fund Raising Asst Manager and staff of the organization with effect from 23 December 2016.
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Government putting aside S$400m yearly to prepare people with disability ready for employment

More assistance will be given to those with moderate intellectual as well as those with several disabilities in the form of training programmes to prepare them for employment said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat in his Budget statement yesterday.
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Open employment assist Special Needs youngsters looking for potential careers

  APSN Delta Senior School student, Terran Tan Jian Hong, 20, was interviewed by Zaobao to talk about his interest in horticulture and how his Work Experience Programme (WEP) has given him a better opportunity in gaining full time employment.
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APSN Mystical Café For All Opens on Valentine’s Day

  Another great coverage for APSN on the opening of the Mystical Café For All. Thank you Tamil Seithi !
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