Whether it’s needing helping during the COVID-19 situation or simply just needing someone to talk to, the below is a list of services that you can utilise to help get through this difficult period.
|COVID-19 Support Grant
||Application details for the COVID-19 Support Grant to support individuals who have lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The scheme will be open for application from May 2020 to Sep 2020.
|Temporary Relief Fund
||Apply for the Temporary Relief Fund online or in-person at your nearest Community Centre.
|Flu Go Where
||Need to visit the doctor? Find a Public Health Preparedness Clinic near you at FluGoWhere.
|Support Go Where
||Find available grants, funds and packages for individuals on SupportGoWhere. The site will continuously improve and will be updated when there is new information.
|Singapore COVID-19 Symptom Checker
||Use the Singapore COVID-19 Symptom Checker to decide what your next steps should be, based on the symptoms you are experiencing.
Upskill and Upgrade Yourself
|Career Guidance & Advice
||Register your contact details to receive job search tips, career advice or connect with officers from WSG’s Careers Connect to start your career journey.
|SGUnited Jobs Virtual Career Fair
||A series of virtual career fairs featuring a variety of curated jobs with immediate vacancies. Ideal for those who are looking for work quickly.
||Look for potential jobs on MyCareersFuture.sg if you are looking for something long term. Also includes SGUnited Jobs listings in addition to the positions available in the curated SGUnited Jobs Virtual Career Fair.
|SGUnited Traineeships Programme
||New graduates can check out companies offering short-term stints to gain work experience.
|Virtual Workshops & Seminars
||Pick up important job search knowledge and techniques, and build professional networks with online career improvement classes.
|Advance usage of SkillsFuture Credit top-up from 1 Apr
||Singaporeans can explore and sign-up for over 8,000 courses from IHLs (ITE, all polytechnics, and 6 local autonomous universities) and NTUC LearningHub. More info at SkillsFuture (in there is a pictorial guide to search for eligible courses).
|Enhanced Training Support Package
||An initiative to defray training costs for industries greatly impacted by the pandemic. While this is more targeted at employers, P2P drivers are also listed in here, and this group will be looking at this from an individual perspective.
|NTUC Training Fund (SEPs)
||This is an NTUC initiative, with input from SSG in the curation of eligible courses. Eligible courses include all of SkillsFuture Series courses and SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace. All eligible courses are meant to equip individuals with emerging skills that will boost employability.
|Social Service Office
||Find a Social Service Office (SSO) near you.
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|National Care Hotline
||Call the National Care Hotline (6202-6868) for emotional support - be it stress over finances or marital and family tensions. Trained officers will be able to link you up with social service agencies and specialised services if needed.
||Should you require social and financial assistance, please contact ComCare Call (Hotline:1800-2220000).
||Many of us can experience dips in our emotional or psychological wellbeing with the COVID-19 situation, if you need to talk to someone about what you are experiencing, do not hesitate to reach out. With helplines available for you to call, you can speak about the issues affecting you and get help that you may need.
||Visit CDAC’s webpage to find out more about the various assistance schemes.
||Visit Eurasian Association’s Family Support Service webpage to find out more.
||Visit MENDAKI and M3 webpage to find out more about the various assistance schemes.
||Visit SINDA’s webpage to find out more about the various help schemes
|Enabling Guide by SG Enable
||Information and Resources to help persons with disabilities and caregivers get by COVID-19.
||Empact.sgis a curated list of support and resources for non-profit organisations and social enterprises.
||Need some support in grocery shopping, posting a letter or something else? Submit your request and the nearest, available friendly volunteer will be there to assist you. Click on either link for your device type: Apple Devices or Android Devices.
|Outside Mobile App
||Outside is a community app that makes it fun and easier for users to help others and get help. Integrating the concept of tasking and in game questing, Outside leverages on geolocation technology such that users can easily post or complete daily tasks around them through “quest” pins.
||The oscar@sg fund was setup by Temasek Trust and supports projects that “embrace the values of ownership, sustainability, care, assurance, resilience (oscar)”. This programme will provide up to $5,000 of direct sponsorship and match third-party funding sources dollar-for-dollar up to a maximum of $50,000, with a provision to increase the sum to $100,000 in exceptional cases. For more information, visit the oscar@sg fund website.
||Ask neighbours for help neighbours with items or services needed through the GoodHood.SG mobile app. Click on either link for your device type: Apple Devices or Android Devices.
|COVID-19 Tutoring Support for Students (CTSS.SG)
||Secondary school or JC students who don’t have access to tuition services can get help from COVID-19 Tutoring Support for Students (CTSS).