Did you know? SNTC’s fees are 90 – 100% subsidised by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) since March 2013. On 14 June 2013, The Straits Times covered an article on this government subsidy which serves to encourage more caregivers of persons with special needs to start planning ahead financially. The government subsidy […]
On 8 Oct 2017, The Straits Times covered an article on “Trusts are not just for the well-heeled”. The article explains what a trust is and also highlighted how it can be a useful legacy planning tool, among many others such as wills, nominations and Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). For families who have loved […]
On 7 May 2017, The Straits Times covered an article on “Your wealth and how to ‘trust’ it”. The article explains what a trust is and also illustrates the use of a trust with real-life examples. Not everyone requires a trust. It depends on the needs and circumstances of each family. It is, however, a […]
In February 2019, Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (Muis) signed an agreement with SNTC to support the community of Muslims with special needs. The Muis Special Needs Trust Scheme between Muis and SNTC serves to benefit up to 100 Muslims with special needs. Muis will sponsor up to $10,000 for each eligible Muslim with special needs […]
On 7 May 2017, The Straits Times covered an article about our trust services. Trusts are usually expensive and set up by high-net-worth individuals. Such private trusts may not be suitable for families who have dependants with special needs. Like what the columnist wrote, for families, “especially those who cannot afford private trust firms and […]
Did you know? We have been roped in as one of the partners of DBS Bank to form a newly launched virtual Retirement Planning Portal since Aug 2020. The portal is a step-by-step guide on assembling a retirement plan. Along the way, it encourages caregivers of persons with special needs to develop a free care […]
Have you heard of the court case involving SNTC in 2016? We often discuss this case during our talks with caregivers and community partners as it underscores the importance of financial safeguard for persons with special needs. So, what happened? Before Mdm Toh passed away, she set up a trust with SNTC for her daughter […]
To support our caregivers financially and emotionally through the uncertainty posed by COVID-19 pandemic, we partnered with SG Enable to provide food rations, meals delivery, financial assistance and respite care. Special thanks to SG Enable, administrator of the Mediacorp Enable Fund, for this kind initiative.