Where to Get Help for ADHD Diagnosis, Treatment and Support
(A) Subsidised Venues for Diagnosis & Treatment of ADHD/ADD (For Children)
Child Guidance Clinic (CGC)
Health Promotion Board Building
3 Second Hospital Ave #03-01
The main government clinic in Singapore under the Institute of Mental Health that assesses and treats behavioural and developmental disorders in children and adolescents up to the age of 18 years. Students can pay a subsidized fee if there is a referral letter from school or polyclinic (Long queue expected)
Child Development Unit (KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital)
Specialist Clinic M
Podium I, Children’s Tower
100 Bukit Timah Road
Tel: 6394 2211
Students can pay a subsidized fee if there is a referral letter from school or polyclinic
(Long queue expected)
The Children's Specialist Clinic (National University Hospital)
Main Building Level 1
National University Hospital
5 Lower Kent Ridge Road
Tel: 6772 5502
James Cook University Psychology Clinic
JCU Singapore Psychology Clinic
JCU Singapore Campus Block D
600 Upper Thomson Road
This is a University Clinic where ADHD children and adults can get diagnosis and medical treatment. Low cost of $20 per consultation session (diagnosis tests will cost more). As this is a training clinic, patients are seen by psychiatric students under training.
(B) Support & Service Organisations
Student Care Services (SCS) – Educational Psychology Services (EPS)
The EPS serves students aged 5 to 18 years coming from families with less than $2000 monthly income. The EPS provides diagnostic and intervention programmes for students with learning difficulties, special behavioural / emotional / developmental issues, and special needs eg autism, dyslexia, attention deficit. They also provide support services for parents.
There are 3 centres:
SCS Clementi Centre
Blk 437 Clementi Ave 3 #01-98
Tel: 6778 6867
SCS Hougang Centre
Blk 463 Hougang Ave 10 #01-964
Tel: 6286 9905
SCS Yishun Centre
Blk 202 Yishun St 21 #01-89
Tel: 6759 6821
Care Corner Educational Therapy Services (ETS) - Mr. Isaac Tan
Offers specialized services for children with special learning needs which covers ADHD, attention difficulties, dyslexia, reading difficulties, writing difficulties and slow learning.
Serves children from 5 to 13 years old. Services include consultation, specialist tuition and intervention programs to improve learning abilities conducted at its centre in Toa Payoh and at six primary schools. Subsidies are available to families needing financial assistance.
Care Corner Educational Therapy Service
Blk 149 Toa Payoh Lorong 1 #01-963
Tel: 6259 8683
Learning To Learn Centres (Kampung Senang Charity and Education Foundation)
The Learning To Learn Centre is run by Kampung Senang Charity and Education Foundation. The Centre helps children with learning challenges, including ADHD, Autism Spectrum, Dyslexia, developmental delays and children who do not respond well to traditional teaching methods, at affordable and subsidized rates.
They run 2 Centres :
Kovan MRT Centre
Blk 221 Hougang St 21 #01-90
Tel: 6487 3430 (Mr. Ong Chee Seng)
Blk 840 Tampines St 82 #01-113
Tel: 6788 2568
(C) Support Groups
Society for the Promotion of ADHD Research and Knowledge (SPARK)
1008 Toa Payoh North, #03-08
SPARK is an independent, voluntary welfare organization which promotes ADHD awareness and runs a support group for parents who have children with ADHD / ADD.
SPARK holds monthly Parent Support Group meetings and talks relating to ADHD, treatment methods and coping strategies. They are held on the first Saturday of every month, from 9am–12noon at the Child Guidance Clinic, 3rd floor of the Health Promotion Board Building,
3 Second Hospital Ave, Singapore 168937. All new comers are welcome. Just come for the meeting and decide at the end of meeting whether to sign up and join the group.
(Membership : $25 per year).
ADHD Singapore Mailing Group
This is a mailing group which offers a forum for people to connect with others in the group to ask questions on ADD / ADHD related issues and to share learning. To join the mailing group, just send an empty email to:
ADHD Singapore Mailing Group (For adult ADD / ADHD)
To join the mailing group to connect with adults with ADD / ADHD, just send an empty email to ADHD_Adult_Singaporefirstname.lastname@example.org.
Currently this mailing group is not that active as the group is small with only about 20 members (with more than half of members having the ADHD or ADD condition).