A Singapore Government Agency Website
Our Statutory Boards & Agencies
News & Resources
Arts & Heritage
Resilience & Engagement
Spark The Next
Frequently Asked Questions
Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY)
MCCY's focus and functions
MCCY vision, mission and values
Arts programmes and events
Arts scholarships, grants and assistance schemes
Developing the arts in Singapore
Charities or Institution of a Public Character (IPC)
Inter-Racial and Religious Confidence Circles (IRCCs)
Resolving disputes between neighbours
Volunteerism and Philanthropy
Co-operative Societies versus Societies
Heritage scholarships, grants and assistance schemes
Museums and heritage centres
Heritage outreach activities
Application, booking procedure and application fees
Application and procedures
Muslim inheritance certificate
Application and procedures
Mutual benefit organisations
General information and contact details
National Symbols of Singapore
General information on Resilience Trails
Singapore Kindness Movement (SKM)
General information on SKM
SKM Programmes and initiatives
Participation in SKM programmes and initiatives
Sports programmes and events
Sports grants and scholarships
All of these words
This exact phrase
Any of these words
Without these words
Whole of Government
Top 5 Most Popular FAQs
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.
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.
Where can I find mediation services?
Formal mediation services are available at the Community Mediation Centre, which has a panel of trained volunteer mediators. You can
register your case online
or call the hotline at 1800-CALL-LAW (1800-2255-529). More than 70% of cases mediated at CMC reach a settlement.
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.
If you are unable to find an answer to your query, please submit your
to let us know how we can help you.