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ComCare Student Care Subsidies

ComCare may be able to help if:

tick both you and your spouse are working at least 56 hours per month*;

tick your total gross monthly household income is $4,000 or less, or your total gross monthly household per capita income is $1000 or less;

tick your child is 7 - 14 years of age;

tick your child attends a registered Student Care Centre; and

tick your child is a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident (at least one immediate family member in the same household must be a Singapore Citizen).

This assistance is also available to children with disabilities in special student care centres. Approach the SG Enable for more information. 

*If either parent/legal guardian is not working at least 56 hours per month, he or she needs to have valid reasons with documentary proof. Valid reasons can include looking for work, medical leave, incarceration, being a certified full-time caregiver for a dependent, etc. 

You may receive:

tick Monthly subsidy

The amount of subsidy is dependent on your monthly household income.

If your household has 4 or less family members, please refer to this column: If your household has 5 or more family members, please refer to this column:   If the monthly student care fees <$290 If the monthly student care ≥fees $290
Gross HHI tiers ($) Gross PCI tiers ($)   Subsidy (%) Maximum subsidy ($)
≤ 1,500 ≤ 375
   98  285
1501 - 2,000 376 - 500     95  275
2,001 - 2,200 501 - 550     90  261
2,201 - 2,400 551 - 600    80  232
2,401 - 2,600 601 - 650    70  203
2,601 - 2,800 651 - 700    60  174
2,801 - 3,000 701 - 750     50  145
3,001 - 3,200 751 - 800     40  116
3,201 - 3,400 801 - 850     30  87
3,401 - 3,500 851 - 875     20  58
3,501 - 4,000 876 - 1,000     10  29

tick A one-off Start-Up Grant of up to $400 per child.

The grant can be used to pay for the initial costs such as deposit, registration fee, uniforms and insurance.

To apply:

  • Obtain an application form and apply for the scheme at any registered student care centre.
  • You can find student care centres administering the subsidies here.
  • You need to bring the following:
    • Copy of your child’s Birth Certificate
    • Copy of both parents’ updated NRIC. If the child is cared for by a guardian, please provide a copy of the proof of guardianship and the guardian’s NRIC.
    • Latest copy of both parents’ pay slips or a letter from employers stating both parents’ monthly income.

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Last Reviewed On Thu, Sep 28, 2017