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IMPORTANT INFORMATION  

Covid Related Content

Govt resources: https://www.gowhere.gov.sg/?fbclid=IwAR3OM1VlXzLPhaOuPwiQXFvW6F22zw_qyXyTlSkmdV3wGTrxHlxecf4riAo

Community Initiatives To Support

  1. SG united (only for duration of COVID 19):
  1. Main website: https://www.sgunited.gov.sg/
  2. Telegram channel (For real-time updates): https://t.me/SG_United 

  1. SG Damn United Hor
  1. bit.lybit.ly/SGDamnUnitedHor

  1. #HowCanIHelpSG? Excel: Categorise activities by the type of causes
  1. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mHJ3EOY20bU_54O4OhtZmCGoMbMKe5qUXl8UW6lGffA/edit#gid=405806244

  1. Specifically for former health professionals OR those practicing healthcare outside the public sector who want to help
  1. https://healthcarecorps.gov.sg/ 

  1. Specifically for migrant workers
  1. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1f-8Oo_JoBAGlGayAk4k9UZ4bOYFvXUZ7ChhZaAQOef4/htmlview?fbclid=IwAR3tq3YH7LPzEs8LHXOr63k_E-oOSUnmq9Hvj8aD61wgtbwUE9vP33Tjy-w# 

 

COVID-19 Financial Assistance Schemes

Information for the 3 Gov Budget for 2020 (Unity, Resilience and Solidarity)

General Summary

  1. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/0/d/1unKlNYeL5XB1RJBVyu4PlGuebCcRAJthbtgW_roetT0/htmlview# (more detailed and comprehensive than link 2)

Summary for general household (by Gov)

  1. https://www.singaporebudget.gov.sg/docs/default-source/budget_2020/download/pdf/households-disbursement.pdf [accurate as of 6th April] (categorize by month)
  2. https://www.supportgowhere.gov.sg/ (categorize by initiative, but this is more comprehensive)

Summary for Self-employed, Employers and Businesses (by Gov)

  1. https://www.singaporebudget.gov.sg/docs/default-source/budget_2020/download/pdf/business-disbursement.pdf (more comprehensive than link 2) [accurate as of 7th April]

Tax Guidance for businesses or individuals (by IRAS)

  1. https://www.iras.gov.sg/irashome/COVID-19-Support-Measures-and-Tax-Guidance/COVID-19-Support-Measures-and-Tax-Guidance/

For the Arts industry--both organization and self-employed (by NAC)

  1. Infographic summary: https://www.nac.gov.sg/whatwedo/support/sustaining-the-arts-during-covid-19/Sustaining-the-arts-during-COVID-19.html
  2. Details of the Arts and Culture Resilience Package (ACRP) - Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) invested $55 million in it: https://www.nac.gov.sg/whatwedo/support/sustaining-the-arts-during-covid-19/acrp.html 

For low-middle income (by MSF)

  1. Summary of initiatives:(must NOT receive Comcare assistance) https://www.msf.gov.sg/assistance/Pages/covid19relief.aspx
  2. Comcare (Long-Term Assistance): permanently unable to work and need help to support oneself: https://www.msf.gov.sg/Comcare/Pages/Public-Assistance.aspx
  3. Comcare (Short-Medium Term Assistance): unable to find a job or work for a period of time and as a result, one’s household needs financial help for a temporary period: https://www.msf.gov.sg/Comcare/Pages/Short-to-Medium-Term-Assistance.aspx
  4. Comcare (Interim Assistance):  family going through a difficult period and require urgent and immediate assistance: https://www.msf.gov.sg/Comcare/Pages/Urgent-Financial-Assistance.aspx
  5. Laptops for students in low-income families: https://www.imda.gov.sg/programme-listing/neu-pc-plus

COVID-19 Continuity of Healthcare Services, Social Services, Community Care Services 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Rfw8ebDAjlhLo5RjMdles2E_5-DG92ds/view?fbclid=IwAR3f-RaTzrZzZuLHyFHiHUrW09KXiS9MznJlIPzs6-6verAJfWMEH9p10sQ 

HELPLINES

Seek help if required. You are not alone.

If you sense immediate danger, call the police at 999.

National CARE Hotline: 62026868

Mental Well-being

Care Corner Counselling Centre (for Mandarin speakers): 1800-353-5800

Fei Yue’s Online Counselling Service - eC2.sg
Hear4U by Care Singapore – 69782728 (Whatsapp)

Institute of Mental Health’s Mental Health Helpline - 63892222

Samaritans of Singapore - 18002214444

Silver Ribbon Singapore - 63853714

TOUCHline (Counselling) - 18003772252

 

Child Abuse

MSF Child Protective Service – 18007770000

Big Love Child Protection Specialist Center – 64450400

Art @ Fei Yue Child Protection Specialist Center – 68199170

 

Family/Interpersonal Violence, Child Abuse

Pave Integrated Services for Individual and Family Protection – 65550390

 Trans Safe Center – 64499088

Project Start – 64761482

Marital and Parenting Issues

Community Psychology Hub’s Online Counselling Platform - CPHOlineCounselling.sg

Alcohol/Drug/Gambling Addiction

Wecare -- 6547 5459

Elderly

The Seniors Helpline (by Sage Counselling Centre): 1800-555-5555

Counselling for Older Persons (by O'Joy Care Services): 6749-0190

Hua Mei Counselling and Coaching (by Tsao Foundation): 6593-9549

OTHER RESOURCES

For the General Public

  1. https://www.sgunited.gov.sg/stay-engaged/ (suggested activities for the public to stay engaged and active at home)
  2. https://www.facebook.com/RosesOfPeace/posts/2329345003835612 (Digital peace kit for those who are stressed out and wish to find peace)

Mental Health Content

https://www.instagram.com/p/B-jB-gPhaIN/?igshid=y9wci2ee5xs5

For Alcohol/Drug Abusers

  1. https://www.hpb.gov.sg/article/getting-support-for-substance-abuse (by HPB: Summary of the relevant organisations involved)
  2. http://www.wecare.org.sg/PDF/soar-flyer.pdf (by WE CARE community services)

For Elderlies

  1. https://www.zaobao.com.sg/keywords/come-n-live-at-zaobaosg (by ZaoBao--exercise, cooking and singing activities to keep elderlies active at home)
  2. https://silveractivities.com/ (by SilverActivities--mini online/offline activities for elderlies)