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Employment Assistance for Persons with Disabilities

Employment Assistance for Persons with Disabilities

SG Enable is a key focal point to support the needs of persons with disabilities for training, employment as well as information and referral to schemes and services.

Job Placement & Support for Persons with Disabilities

Persons with disabilities can seek employment assistance from SG Enable's information and Career Centre, located within the Enabling Village. They will benefit from vocational assessment of job readiness by specialists, such as occupational therapists, psychologists and employment coaches. Job-ready persons will be supported for job placement and support through SG Enable and their VWO partners. Click here for more information on employment assistance.

Workfare Income Supplement

The Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) Scheme supplements the income and retirement savings of low wages Singaporean workers with disabilities. Click here for more information on the WIS scheme, or call the Workfare hotline at 1800-227-1188 (Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 5.30pm, Sat, Sun and public holidays: Closed, Eves of Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year: 8.30am to 1.00pm).

Workfare Training Support Scheme

The Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme provides training subsidies and cash awards to enable Singaporean workers with disabilities to upgrade their skills and employability through training. Click here for more information on WTS scheme, or call the WTS hotline at 1800-536-8333 (Monday to Friday: 8am - 5.30pm, Saturday: 8.30am - 1.00pm).


SG Enable provides training programmes for persons with disabilities, employers and disability employment professionals to enhance employability of persons with disabilities. Click here for more information on training programmes available, or please email or call 1800-858-5885. 

School-to-Work Transition Programme

The School-to-Work Transition Programme was jointly-launched by MSF, MOE and SG Enable in 2014. The programme aims to provide a supporting 'bridge' for students to make the transition from school to workplace, by facilitating suitable job training pathways for potential graduands from Special Education (SPED) students who have the potential to work. The programme begins in the student's final year of schooling and extends for up to one year after the student graduates. Click here for more information on the School-to-Work Transition Programme.

Open Door Programme

The Open Door Programme (ODP) supports employers in enhancing the employability and employment options for persons with disabilities. Under the ODP, employers can apply for grants and employment services to hire, train and integrate persons with disabilities. Click here for more information on the ODP, or please email or call 1800-858-5885. 

Enabling Employment Credit (EEC)

The Enabling Employment Credit (EEC) is a wage offset scheme to support the employment of persons with disabilities (PwDs).

The EEC will be paid to employers of Singaporean PwDs aged 13 and above, and earning below $4,000/month. In addition, employers who hire a PwD who have not been in employment for the past six months will receive an additional wage offset for the first six months of employment.

 Click here and here for more information on EEC.


For More Info

Employment Support for Persons with Disabilities

SG Enable
20 Lengkok Bahru Singapore 159053 
Tel: (65) 1800 8585 885 

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