The Community Development Councils (CDCs) were established under the People’s Association Act in 1997. Since then, the CDCs have been bridging communities (i.e. by strengthening local social infrastructure, building social resilience and social capital, and promoting the culture of giving back), through the following functions:
(a) Aggregator of Needs and Resources
(b) Builder of Capability / Capacity in Partners
(c) Connector of Communities
To Build a Caring and Cohesive Community where
We Assist the Needy, Bond the People and Connect the Community.
Assisting the Needy
To help the vulnerable through local assistance schemes and programmes.
Bonding the People
To bond the community through projects and programmes to bring them closer to one another.
Connecting the Community
To develop strategic partnerships with corporate and community partners to better serve our residents.
Building a Do-Good District
A Caring & Cohesive Community
A Caring and Healthy North West Community
To build an active and vibrant South East District where residents and stakeholders feel a strong sense of belonging