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* Also known as Public Assistance
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 and below, or per capita household income of $650 and below, and unable to support their parents; and
are a Singapore Citizen or a Permanent Resident.
From 1st July 2019, 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 polyclinics and government / restructured hospitals.
School-going children of LTA recipients receive help for school and miscellaneous fees as well as school books.
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 >>