Resources

Directories

CRISIS AND SHELTERED HOMES
Andrew and Grace Home
Temporary refuge for troubled teenage girls aged 12 – 19 years.
6348 5674
24 hours
Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (H.O.M.E.)
Refuge for migrant workers
Domestic workers:
+1800-797 7977 (Toll Free) / +65 6341 5525
+65 97873122 (Whatsapp / Viber)

Migrant workers:
+65 6341 5535
Pertapis Centre for Women and Girls
Home for troubled girls between ages of 12 and below 21.
6284 4707
24 hours
Samaritans of Singapore (SOS)
For anyone in Crisis and/or with suicidal tendencies
1800 221 4444
24 hours
AWARE Sexual Assault Care Centre6779 0282
Mon to Fri: 10am – 10pm
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Centre for Promoting Alternatives to Violence(PAVe)
Families facing violence
6555 0390
Mon-Fri 9am–6pm
Wed 9am–9.30pm
Child Protective Services (MSF)
Reporting of Child Abuse
1800 777 0000
Mon to Fri: 8.30am – 5.30pm
Sat 8.30am–1pm
AWARE Helpline
Women with issues
1800 777 5555
Mon to Fri: 10am – 6pm
MANDATORY PARENTING PROGRAMME
Application for the Mandatory Parenting Programme (MSF)
One-to-one consultation for parents with minor children before they file for divorce.
www.msf.gov.sg/mandatoryparentingprogramme
HEALTH & WELLBEING
HealthLine (Health Promotion Board)
Personal advice on healthy living and disease prevention,
manned by experienced Nurse Advisers
1800 223 1313
Mon–Fri 8.30am–5pm
Sat 8.30am–1pm
IMH Helpline
Psychiatric emergencies
6389 2222
24 hours
Alcoholics Anonymous
For those who are alcohol-dependent and their families
By Phone: 8112 8089
By WhatsApp: 8112 8089
24 hours
Problem Gambling Helpline
For those with a gambling problem or know someone who does
1800 666 8668
Mon–Fri 8.30am–6pm
FAMILY, PARENTHOOD & PREGNANCY
BABES (Babes Pregnancy Crisis Support Ltd)
Helping hand for pregnant teens
8111 3535
24 hours
Brahm Centre’s AssistLine
Provide support to distressed teenagers, young adults and their parents
6655 0000 Mon to Fri, 9am - 6pm
8823 0000 During and after office hours
Pregnancy Crisis Service
(Family Life Society)

Expectant mothers facing unwanted pregnancies.
6339 9770
24 hours
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Comcare Hotline
Connect with Family Service Centres or other helping agency
1800 222 0000
24 hours
Credit Counselling
For consumers seeking help for serious debt problems
1800 2255 227
Mon–Fri 9am–6pm
OTHERS
List of Helplines - compilation by National Council of Social Services
List of Online Legal Resources
@NCSS: Seek Social Services
@NCSS: Assistance Schemes
LEGAL CLINICS
SCWO Legal Clinic
COMMUNITY LEGAL CLINICS BY LAW SOCIETY
Location:Woodlands Civic Centre, Singapore Post Centre, the JTC Summit and HDB Hub
Criteria:Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents living in Singapore;
Facing a legal issue on a personal matter and do not have legal advice or representation;;
Unable to afford a lawyer.
Registration:Pro Bono Services Office - Call 65360650
Email enquiry@lawsocprobono.org
Walk-in Community Justice Centre, State Courts (Level 1)
Notes:Read information pamphlet for details.
LEGAL AID BUREAU
Location:45 Maxwell Road, #08-12, The URA Centre, East Wing, Singapore 069118
Criteria:Only Singapore citizens and permanent residents who are in Singapore may apply. You must also pass the Means Test and Merits Test.

Full service legal aid and assistance. Your income for the past 12 months (after deducting prescribed allowances) must not exceed $10,000 and you should not have disposable capital of more than $10,000.
Registration:Tel: (65) 1800 325 1424 (toll-free)
6325 1402
E-mail: lab_enquiry@lab.gov.sg
Notes:More Information available.
ON-SITE LEGAL CLINIC (OSLAS) – THE COMMUNITY JUSTICE CENTRE
Location:State Courts Complex
1 Havelock Square, Level 1
Singapore 059724
Criteria:This one-off 20-minute free legal guidance is available:
1. to those who are seeking legal advice on a specific subject matter for the first time; and
2. is confined to legal issues not relating to commercial/ corporate/ business
Registration:The OSLAS is available on all weekdays, except Public Holidays, at the following hours:
AM Session 10:00am – 12.30pm
PM Session 2:30pm – 5:00pm
Notes:More information available.
AWARE LEGAL CLINIC
Location: Blk 5, Dover Crescent, AWARE Centre #01-22, Singapore 130005
Criteria:For women only.
Registration:Please call AWARE Helpline at 1800 777 5555
or email to helpline@aware.org.sg
Helpline opens: Monday – Friday from 10am to 6pm
Notes:More information available.
LEGAL CLINICS BY CATHOLIC LAWYERS GUILD
Location: Legal clinics are open 6.30pm – 9pm on Mondays
• Every 1st Monday of the Month – St. Teresa’s Church at 510 Kampung Bahru Road, Singapore 099446
• Every 2nd and 4th Monday of the Month – Agape Village at 7A Lorong 8 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319264
• Every 2nd Monday of the Month – Church of the Divine Mercy at 19 Pasir Ris St 72, Singapore 518771
• Every 3rd Monday of the Month – St Joseph’s Church (Bukit Timah) at 620 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 678116
• Every 4th Monday of the Month – Holy Family Church at 6 Chapel Road, Singapore 429509
Criteria:
Registration:Please email admin@clgsingapore.com
Notes:More information available.
JAMIYAH (MUSLIM MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF SINGAPORE)
Location: Jamiyah Headquarters (Level 4)
No.31 Lorong 12 Geylang Singapore 399006
Criteria:
Registration:Call 6743 1211 to make an appointment

Operating hours:
Wednesday: 6-7pm
Saturday: 3-5pm
Notes:More information available.
SINGAPORE INDIAN DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (SINDA) LEGAL SERVICES
Location:No 1. Beatty Road Singapore 209943
Criteria:Low-income families with primary and/or secondary school going children; Income criteria of $1500 and below; (if there are cases where the individual is earning more, an assessment needs to be done before we would allow them to see the lawyer)
Registration:Legal clinics are held every 2nd Thursday of each month

Hotline: 1800 295 4554

Operating hours:
Mon – Fri: 9am – 5.30pm
Sat: 9am – 12.30pm
Notes:More information available.
SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST COMPANY
Location:298 Tiong Bahru Road #03-07 Central Plaza Singapore 168730
Criteria:Set up to provide affordable trust services for persons with special needs
Registration: Tel: 6278 9598
Email. enquiries@specialneedstrust.org.sg
Notes:More information available.
USEFUL INFORMATION FOR ORGANISATIONS
Available Funding Schemes
Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation
Its philanthropic intent spans three areas namely Creativity Development, Human Excellence and Humanitarian Causes.

CapitaLand Hope Foundation
Supports programs for the shelter, education and healthcare needs of underprivileged children in Singapore and overseas

Community Foundation of Singapore
For programmes that support social concerns

Fairprice Foundation
Supports and contributes to causes related to nation-building and community bonding, poor & needy and workers' welfare

Gentle Warriors' Trust
Financial assistance from warrior-spirited women who needs funds for further studies, skills upgrading and starting impactful enterprises.

Lien Foundation
Key focus areas: Education, Excellence in Eldercare Environmental sustainability in water and sanitation.

Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)
Various schemes available

National Youth Council
Projects for Youth

NCSS
Various funding schemes available

NVPC
For startups or existing organisations with new initiatives that meet community needs in Singapore

Singapore Press Holdings Foundation
For programmes that embrace language enrichment, creativity, diversity, healthy living and sports

Tote Board
Project(s) that deliver upstream solutions for the benefit of a significant portion of the community

Trailblazer Foundation
Project(s) that deliver upstream solutions for the benefit of a significant portion of the community.

WDA – NTUC Flexi-Works
Help companies hire new workers on part-time or flexible work arrangements
International Women's Organisations
The NGO Committee on the Status of Women
National Alliance of Women’s Organisations (UK)
Open Colleges (Australia) - Gender Equality in Eduction and The Workplace
The Hong Kong Federation of Women (HK)
The International Alliance of Women
The National Council of Women's Organization of Indonesia
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