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Are you permanently unable to work and need help to support yourself?
ComCare may be able to help if you:
are unable to work because of old age, illness or disability;
have little or no family support, savings or assets to rely on for your daily needs;
are elderly persons who receive only a small monthly payout from other sources such as CPF Retirement Sum / CPF Life, Pension, ElderShield, Lease Buyback Scheme, and the monthly payout is lower than the prevailing LTA rates;
are elderly persons whose children are low-income themselves, (i.e., have a household income of $1,900/month and below, or per capita household income of $650/month and below) and unable to support their parents; and
are a Singapore Citizen or a Permanent Resident.
You may receive:
To support daily living expenses. The amount of cash grant depends on the size of your household.
Additional assistance for school-going children
To support a school-going child's out-of-pocket expenses, up to $150 per child per month.
To help those with recurring essentials such as medical or hygiene consumables
To help those with one-off essentials such as medical equipment or household appliances
Once-off medical equipment e.g. commode, oxygen respirator
Once-off household appliances e.g. beds, mattress
LTA recipients receive medical assistance at all public healthcare institutions (including polyclinics and restructured hospitals).
Supplementary community assistance
LTA recipients receive free or highly subsidised access to a range of social support services e.g. home help, senior activity centres and day activity centres funded by the government.
Short-to-Medium-Term Assistance >>