About Us

Our Story

Throughout our history, MINDS has embodied its mission of empowering every individual with special needs and their families to enable them to participate as fully as possible in society. We are grounded in the belief that every individual with special needs has innate talents and strengths to be nurtured. We provide a continuum of programmes and services to optimise their outcomes and quality of life.

Our Beginnings
Forged by a commitment to provide equal opportunities for every individual with special needs, MINDS was founded by a group of philanthropists to provide education for children with intellectual disabilities. Starting with just 26 children in a classroom in 1962, MINDS has since grown to be one of the largest and oldest social service agencies caring for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
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The Journey to Inclusivity
Our commitment and vision to bring out the best in every individual with special needs permeate all that we do. By providing education, training, care, and sustainable job creation, we empower persons with special needs and their families, enabling them to pursue their aspirations.
Our Vision and Mission
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Want to get to know more about the people driving MINDS forward? Check out our leadership team.
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Finance & Corporate Governance
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Press Room
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NOTICE OF THE 59TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF MINDS: NOTICE is hereby given that the 59th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS) will be held by way of electronic means as follows: Date: Saturday , 18 September 2020 Time: 9:30am (Registration starts at 8:30am) Venue: Online via ZOOM MINDS members will be receiving an email on the notice of AGM and are strongly encouraged to register your attendance to facilitate the verification process on the day of the AGM. For enquiries regardingthe AGM, members may email to agm@minds.org.sg or call 849607358