|Children’s Cancer Foundation
For children who lost their caregivers to cancer
www.ccf.org.sg | Tel: 6229 3701
|Child Bereavement Support(Singapore)
A network of bereaved parents offering support to anyone whose child has passed away
Farewell My Child ( A compilation of shared experiences in child bereavement)
|PleaseStay. Movement Singapore
An advocacy group calling for unity and support to prevent suicide among young people
|HCA Hospice Care
Supports both patients and their families as they journey through their adjustments and losses
|KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (Neonatal Bereavement Support Group)(NBSG)
For bereaved parents
|Wicare Support Group
For widows and their children
www.wicare.org.sg | Tel: 6354 2475
Resources for coping with grief
Voluntary Welfare Organisations and Support Groups:
|Hotline / Helpline||Who is it for?||Day||Times||Telephone|
|Samaritans of Singapore (SOS)||Anybody in crisis and the suicidal.||Daily||24 hours||1800 – 2214444|
|Mental Health Helpline||Those suffering from psychological and psychiatric problems||Daily||24 hours||6389-2222|
|SAMH Helpline||For people who have psychological, psychiatric or social problem and others who need information on services for such persons||Mon – Fri||9am – 5pm||1800 – 2837019|
|Hotline 800||Mandarin speaking community with family marital and personal problem||Mon – Sun||10am – 9pm||1800 – 3535800|
|AMP Hotline||Malay / Muslim families in crisis or those who need help||Mon – Fri||10am – 5pm||6416-3960|
|Club HEAL||For Malay / Muslim individuals or families who require assistance with or support for mental health concerns||Mon – Fri||9am – 5pm||6899-3463|
|Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA)||Indian families in need of assistance or counselling||Mon – Fri
|9am – 5pm
9am – 1pm
|Aware Helpline||Women with a variety of concerns||Mon – Fri||3pm – 9.30pm||1800-774-5935|
|Counselling & Care Centre||For individuals, couple and families experiencing psychological, marital or family problems||Mon – Fri||8.30am – 5pm||6536-6366|
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