BEFORE you decide to only ACCESS these helplines, try to keep a few TRUSTWORTHY FRIENDS' / RELATIVES' in hand too. CALL THOSE people. CRY if you have to. Let them know that you're TERRIBLY in NEED of HELP.
Try to be in a PUBLIC PLACE but place yourself somewhere SAFE i.e. Away from roads / tracks or nowhere on top of any bridge or building.
If you feel UTTERLY CONFUSED, just sit down / lie down and rest or take a nap from the above mentioned position. Do NOT hurry yourself to THINK TOO QUICKLY! You should be given ALL THE TIME you need to slowly SOBERS UP and RECOVER!!HELPLINES
Â• SOS (Samaritans of Singapore) - Anybody in crisis and the suicidal.
Tel: 1800-221-4444 (24 hours daily)
Â• SAGE helpline:
Â• Care Corner Counselling Centre
Â• Care Corner Mandarin Counselling Centre: 1800-353- 5800 (10am to 10pm daily)
Â• Family Service Centre: 1800-838-0100
Â• Family Counselling Service (Family Life Society) - For anyone who requires marital, family & youth counselling.
Tel: 6488-0278 (9:00am - 5:00pm Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat)
(9:00am - 9:00pm Mon & Thurs)
Â• SPPA Counselling Centre (The Singapore Planned Parenthood Association) - To help young people and adults deal with sexuality-related problems and concerns.
Tel: 1800-775-8582 (8:30am - 5:15pm Mon-Fri)
Â• Choices (Church of Our Saviour) - For individuals facing homosexuality or other sexual disorders and their family members and friends.
Tel: 6274-1475 (9:30am - 5:30pm Tue to Sat)
Â• Student Advisory Centre 6778 0700 (for runaway youths and parents)
Â• SENIORS Helpline 1800-555-5555 (for older persons and their care-givers)
Â• aLife 6258 8816 (help for fertility, sexuality and pregnancy-related problems)
Â• For pregnant women and their partners who need help. For example have doubts abt keeping the baby, are confused, need help and support, etc. : 1800-6868623
Â• Pregnancy Crisis Service 6339 9770
Â• Association of Women for Action and Research Helpline 1800-774-5935
Â• Handicaps Welfare Association 6254 3006
Â• Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association 1800-733 4444 (English/Malay) / 1800-732 4444 (English/Chinese)
Â• Alcoholics Anonymous - Those who are alcohol dependent and their families.
Tel: 6475-0890 (24 hours daily)
Â• Thye Hua Kwan Moral Society: 1800-X-Gamble (1800-9-426253)
Â• Singapore Association for Mental Health Helpline 1800-283-7019
Â• TOUCHLINE (TOUCH Youth Service) - Youths between 12 and 19 years old, who are struggling, frustrated or depressed and badly in need of a listening ear.
Tel: 1800-377-2252 (10:00am - 10:00pm Daily)
Â• Fei Yue Family Service Centre - Families or individuals in distress.
Tel: 6569-0381, 1800-565 6626 (2:00pm - 6:00pm Mon-Fri)
Â• Touch Youth Community 6377 0122
Â• Teenage Crisis Centre (Teen Challenge) - Drug addicts, inhalant abusers, teenage gangsters, runaways, school-dropouts, delinquents, crisis counselling.
Tel: 6346-9332 (9:00am - 5:00pm Mon-Fri)
(9:00am - 1:00pm Sat)
Â• Tinkle Friend (Singapore Children's Society - Bukit Merah Centre) - Primary school students, especially children who are alone at home, who need someone to chat or discuss problems with.
Tel: 1800-274-4788 9:00am - 11:00am, 2:30pm - 4:30pm Mon-Fri)
Â• Youthline (Youth Challenge) - Young people with interpersonal, family, stress/depression/anxiety and sex-related problems.
Tel: 6336-3434 (8:30am - 6:00pm Mon-Fri)
Â• Youth Guidance 6552 6477
Â• Free Legal [email protected] Community Club - If you need free legal advise, you can register for the Legal Clinic held monthly at Thomson Community Club.
Event: Legal Clinic
Date : Usually on last Saturday of each month. Please call to confirm date.
Location: Thomson Community Club
Consultations are strictly available to those who pre-registered at least 2 days before each clinic.
To register, please call or visit:
Thomson Community Club
194 Upper Thomson Road
Tel: 62516344 / 62502283
This community service project is brought to you by volunteers from Thomson Youth Group and Mar Thoma Syrian Church.
Â• CDC Helpline (Community Development Council) - One-stop helpline and referral services for anyone in need of help.
Tel: 1800-344-1234 (9:00am - 6:00pm Mon-Fri)
(9:00am - 1:00pm Sat)
Â• Counselling and Care Centre - For individuals, couples and families experiencing psychological, marital or family problems.
Tel: 6536-6366 (9:00am - 5:00pm Mon-Fri) www.counsel.org.sg
Â• Institute of Mental Health, Community Addictions Management Programme (CAMP):
6389-2387 / 6389-2389 http://www.camp.org.sg
Â• National Council on Problem Gambling, http://www.ncpg.org.sg/faq.html
Â• Care Community Services, www.carecom.org.sg
Â• Shanyou Counselling Centre, www.shanyou.org.sg
Â• Care Corner Singapore, www.carecorner.org.sg/counselling.html
Â• MCDS website for youths
Â• MCDS website for family
Â• More helplines..
- The Health Promotion Board runs a Mind Your Mental Health education programme to raise awareness of depression.
For information on this, call 1800-223-1313 or visit the website, http://www.hpb.gov.sg
eGen tries to be more than just another blogging community by providing forums and photo albums for bloggers to share pictures, as well as 'cyber counsellors' whom teens can talk to online.
A counselling chatroom where youngsters can log on to speak to an online counsellor from Monday to Friday, 2.30pm to 5.30pm
Project CRuSH (www.planetcrush.org
or call 1800-377-2252)
Project CRuSH runs workshops and roadshows at schools to teach students how to stay safe on the Internet. Volunteers - including former Internet addicts - also provide e-mentoring services on its forums to help others overcome cyber addiction.
AWWA Centre for Caregivers (AWWA CFC) (www.awwa.org.sg
or call 65115318 )
Address: 3rd level ACCESS building, 11 Lorong Napiri, Singapore 547532
Infoline: 1800 2992992
Operating hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm (extended hours on Wednesday 6pm-8pm - by appointment only) Saturday 9am to 1pm
If you help a family member, relative or friend who is unable, either through age, sickness or disability, to properly care for and manage his or her daily personal needs - You are a caregiver.
The purpose of AWWA CFC is to address the growing concerns affecting the health and well-being of caregivers in Singapore.
Credit Counselling Singapore (CCS)
CCS contacts :
Hotline: 1 800 CALL CCS (1 800 2255 227)
Address: 1 Selegie Road, #06-25 Paradiz Centre, Singapore 188306
Fax: 6338 6586
Email: [email protected]
- Courtesy of
everyone who cares to make that difference to your life.