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  • In Conversation with a DAC Training Officer – Thamaraivalli Narayanan
  • 16 March 2018
  • After a hectic day tending to the needs of the Day Activity Centre (DAC) clients, Thamaraivalli Narayanan (Valli), a senior training officer, sat down for a chat. They are our unsung heroes, working in the background to ensure their charges receive the best care every day. One of the seven DAC training officers, Valli shared with UPDATES an overview of the roles of training officers at the DAC, and how she became one.

  • A Closer Look: SPD’s Day Activity Centre
  • 16 March 2018
  • Located on the ground floor of SPD’s headquarters, the Day Activity Centre (DAC) and its clients are likely the first to greet visitors to SPD. Set up in 1994, it has provided day care to many persons with multiple disabilities, and in doing so, offered family members and caregivers the peace of mind to go out to work or to receive respite from their caregiving duties. UPDATES bring you a new series “A Closer Look”, and this week, we enter DAC to find out what goes about on a typical day.

  • Coty Volunteers Support SPD Clients in Their Job Search
  • 16 March 2018
  • A team of eight volunteers from leading global beauty company Coty consisting of make-up artists, photographers and human resource professionals was at the SPD Ability Centre on 7 March to review the résumés and conduct photoshoots for 10 clients from the SPD Employment Support Programme (ESP). Leveraging on their expertise, they helped the clients improve on their résumés and present their best with a makeover and photoshoot to increase their chances in job searches.

  • Coping with the Challenges of Raising Children with Special Needs
  • 2 March 2018
  • Parenting is a challenging task under any circumstances. However, when a child is born or diagnosed with special needs, parents or the child’s primary caregivers can face unexpected challenges. SPD's senior social worker, Junaidah Baharawi, highlights some of these challenges and suggests ways to overcome them.

  • Request for Proposal (RFP) Notice

  • 27 July 2017
    SPD invites proposals from Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) Services.

    Closing date for the proposal submission is 31 August 2017 at 5pm.


    The detailed Request for Proposal (RFP) documents can be requested via our procurement team. Please e-mail to rfp@spd.org.sg to request for the RFP documents.


    Attendance is compulsory for RFP briefing and site visit


    RFP Briefing/Site Visit for Vendors

    Date: 2 August 2017

    Time: 10am

    Venue: Level 3 Board Room, 2 Peng Nguan Street, SPD Ability Centre, Singapore 168955

    (Note: Sub-contractors must be accompanied by Main Contractor for this Briefing, SPD will not entertained any sub-contractor if Main contractor is not present) 


    Site Visit at Satellite Centres (SPD@Bedok/SPD@Tampines)

    Date: 3 August 2017

    Time: 11am

    First Venue: SPD@Bedok - Blk 522, Bedok North Ave 1, #01-312 Singapore 460522

    Time: 12.30pm

    Second Venue: SPD@Tampines- Blk 867, Tampines St 83, #01-247 Singapore 520867


    Site Visit at Satellite Centres (SPD@Toa Payoh/SPD@Jurong)

    Date: 4 August 2017

    Time: 10.30am

    First Venue: SPD@Toa Payoh - Blk 249, Kim Keat Link, #01-83 Singapore 310251

    Time: 12pm

    Second Venue: SPD@Jurong - Blk 337, Jurong East Ave 1 #01-1562 Singapore 600337


    Optional Site Visit at SPD HQ for Sub Contractors

    Date: 7 August 2017

    Time: 10.30am

    Venue: Level 1 Reception, 2 Peng Nguan Street, SPD Ability Centre, Singapore 168955