Our services

The following are the services we offer to our deaf or hard-of-hearing clients. Others like Interpretation, Notetaking and Sign Language courses are open to all.

Casework & Counselling

The Community Services (CS) department is where Deaf and hard-of-hearing clients and their families can turn to for assistance in various areas. Our team of social workers, case managers and social work assistants are on hand to provide a diverse range of services to clients such as personal development, family issues, coping skills, needs assessment and managing expectations.

Financial Aid & Employment Support

We facilitate the application of financial assistance schemes such as Seniors’ Mobility and Enabling Fund (SMF), Assistive Technology Fund (ATF) and Special Assistance Fund (SAF). We also provide job placement assistance such as job matching and career guidance.

Learning Support & Speech Therapy

Learning Support: Provide one-to-one intervention to students with hearing loss who are currently attending mainstream schools ranging from pre-school to tertiary level. Speech therapy: Provide one-to-one intervention to enhance students' listening, articulation and language comprehension skills.

Hearing Test & Equipment Aids

Staffed by a qualified audiologist, SADeaf’s Hearing Care Centre (HCC) provides a full spectrum of hearing care-related services. Besides hearing tests and consultations, clients and members can also get their ear moulds made at the HCC and purchase batteries and other accessories at nominal rates.

Interpretation & Notetaking

Our staff interpreters have extensive interpreting experience in a diverse range of settings – at schools, law courts, corporate workshops, government functions among other places and events. We also have a pool of note-takers who are deployed mostly to clients studying in institutes of higher learning such as ITEs, polytechnics and universities. Note-takers are carefully matched to clients based on their skill-sets and background.

Sign Language Courses

We offer a range of sign language courses and customised awareness workshops/programmes. We also cater to the needs of frontline professionals such as medical staff, police, emergency and social workers.

Upcoming Events and Activities

Project Barric-aid @ JURONG SPRING AREA
Apr 11 all-day


Join us on 11 April 2020, Saturday as we explore the food places in the Jurong Spring community and give your input on how could we make the community more friendly for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community!

Come 11th April, volunteers from Jurong Spring CC and Jurong Pioneer Junior College (JPJC) will invite Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing residents of Jurong Spring to walk the ground with us to find ways to improve the audibility conditions in some parts of the community.

For the session on 11th April, please sign up with Elizabeth at elizabeth@sadeaf.org.sg or 9791 7566 with your full name, contact number and HHC/Membership number.

An informative session will be conducted over Zoom on 14 March 2020. Submit your questions to Jia Le at jtan500@e.ntu.edu.sg.

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