hoThis page contains the necessary forms that need to be endorsed by doctors or submitted by medical social workers on behalf of cancer patients in need of financial assistance at different stages of the cancer journey. Please note that all applications for financial assistance will be subjected to means-testing by the SCS Welfare Aid Committee.

 

For Patients Recently Diagnosed

icon cancer care fund CANCER CARE FUND

Patient Eligibility

Within the first 6 months of a cancer diagnosis, applicants may apply for financial assistance of $1000 or $500, depending on the type of CHAS card they hold.

  • Singaporeans or Permanent Residents
  • Non-residents whose parent, spouse, or child are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents
  • Patients diagnosed with cancer within 6 months of the date of application
  • Patients able to meet the income requirements of the Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS)

 

APPLICATION FORM   

A doctor's certification/memo is required to certify the cancer diagnosis.

 


For Patients Currently Receiving Treatment

 icon welfare aid fund

WELFARE AID FUND

Patient Eligibility

Patients who have been diagnosed with cancer may apply for welfare aid to reduce their financial strain which may arise from unemployment, loss of income, or treatment costs. 

  • Singaporeans or Permanent Residents
  • Non-residents whose parent, spouse, or child are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents
  • Patients with a per capita income of less than $1,100
  • Patients and immediate household with limited household savings

 

APPLICATION FORM   

This form is to be completed by the patient/caregiver AND a case-worker, medical social worker, or SCS staff member.

 

MEDICAL SUPPLIES REFERRAL   

This form is to be completed by a case-worker, medical social worker, nurse, or dietician.


icon cancer treatment fund

CANCER TREATMENT FUND

Patient Eligibility

Cancer patients in need may apply for financial assistance to subsidise part of their cancer treatment costs. 

  • Singaporeans or Permanent Residents
  • Non-residents whose parent, spouse, or child are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents
  • Patients must be a subsidised patient in a restructured hospital

 

APPLICATION FORM   

This form is to be completed by the patient/caregiver AND a case-worker, medical social worker, or an SCS staff member.

 

REFERRAL FORM   

This form is to be completed by a doctor and consultant.


icon home hospital transportation

HOME-HOSPITAL TRANSPORTATION SCHEME

Patient Eligibility

Patients from low-income families who are undergoing treatment in the following restructured hospitals can apply, without charge, for transportation services between their homes and hospitals to meet their medical appointments: 

  • National Cancer Centre, Singapore (NCCS)
  • Singapore General Hospital (SGH)
  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)
  • National University Hospital (NUH)

 

APPLICATION FORM   

This form may be completed by a case-worker or medical social worker on behalf of a patient.


icon rehab

CANCER REHABILITATION PROGRAMMES

Patient Eligibility

  • Newly diagnosed patients and survivors at the pre-treatment, treatment, and post-treatment phase is advised to seek rehabilitation to help regain a new sense of normalcy.
  • Acceptance into the rehabiltiation programmes is dependent upon your physical condition and well-being, as certified by a doctor and/or verified by SCS staff.

 

REFERRAL FORM

This form is to be completed by a doctor on behalf of a patient.

 

REGISTRATION FORM 

This form may be completed by a patient.


icon hospice 

HOSPICE HOME CARE SERVICE

Patient Eligibility

The Society aims to improve patients’ quality of life in advanced stages of cancer by providing hospice home care and support. Patients can be referred by hospitals or clinics. To refer a patient, you may make an e-referral using the AIC IRMS system. You can also download, complete, and submit the following referral form by faxing 6221 9575 or mailing:

Attn: Hospice Services

Singapore Cancer Society

Realty Centre

15 Enggor Street, #04-01

Singapore 079716

 

REFERRAL FORM   

This form may be completed by a case-worker or medical social worker on behalf of a patient.