This section contains a list of online resources and helpline support

Mental and Emotional Support

Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) Helpline: 1800-221 4444 (24 hours)

SOS is a secular non-profit organisation which provides 24-hour confidential emotional support to people who have difficulty coping during a crisis, who are thinking of suicide or affected by suicide.

Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH) Helpline: 1800-283 7019 (Mon to Fri: 9.00am – 6.00pm)

SAMH provides counselling services for anyone with psychological, emotional or relationship issues and their families.

Children Emotional Support

Tinkle Friend Helpline: 1800-2744-788

Tinkle Friend is a national toll free helpline and chatline for all primary-school-aged children in Singapore and provides support, advice, and information to lonely and distressed children, especially in situations when their parents or main caregivers are unavailable.

Residential and Home Care Services for Disabled Adults

SG Enable is a website with information on residential and home care services available to disabled persons.

Private Home Care Services

Collaborative Medical Services is a one-stop solution for medical specialist-led transitional and home care.

Professional Bodies

Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Singapore is the representative body for Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) professionals in Singapore.

Financial Support

Singapore Silver Pages is a comprehensive website with detail covering:

  • Caregivers Training Grant
  • Pioneer Generation Disability Assistance Scheme
  • Interim Disability Assistance Scheme for the Elderly (IDAPE)
  • Senior’s Mobility and Enabling Fund (SMF)
  • Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Grant
  • Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Levy Concession
  • ComCare Short-to-Medium Term Assistance and more …

It has a nifty and rapid tool to narrow the list of financial help available to you and the patient.