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What are the IRCCs?
The Inter-Racial and Religious Confidence Circles - better known as IRCCs - are local-level inter-faith platforms in every constituency, formed to promote racial and religious harmony. The work of the IRCCs is instrumental in strengthening our social cohesion and supports the SGSecure movement.
You can find information on the IRCC at
If I wish to give back to the community, how do I find more information about volunteering opportunities and charitable causes in Singapore?
MCCY works closely with the
National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC)
to foster the spirit of giving in Singapore.
Learn more at
- a one-stop online platform if you are looking for volunteering opportunities or wish to make a donation to Singapore-registered charities.
How can I file my claim at the Community Disputes Resolution Tribunal (CDRTs)*?
The CDRTs are housed at the State Courts located at 1 Havelock Square, Singapore 059724. Forms can be obtained there.
What cases qualify for hearing at the Community Disputes Resolution Tribunal (CDRTs)*?
The CDRTs are meant to handle unreasonable interferences with the enjoyment or use of places of residence. The CDRTs are a measure of last resort for residents because other means of resolution (e.g. approaching your neighbour, informal mediation) may better preserve neighbour relations.
What is mediation?
During mediation, a trained neutral third party will facilitate a conversation between you and your neighbour to reach a mutually acceptable agreement. The mediator will not provide the solutions or make a decision for the parties. The mediator controls the process so that parties can discuss the issues and arrive at their own solutions in a calm and objective manner.
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