Social and public assistance (e.g. baby bonus, subsidies for childcare, job placement services, cash grants, etc.) we provide to the elderly, people with disabilities, low-income families, parents, etc.
Certificate of Entitlement (COE) Grant Scheme for Social Service Agencies (SSAs)
The Certificate of Entitlement (COE) Grant Scheme is a grant to support the cost of COE and Additional Registration Fee (ARF) for vehicles used to transport clients who are elderly or persons with disabilities who are unable to use public transport unassisted or other transport options.
Cyclical Maintenance for VWOs Facilities
Social Service Agencies (SSAs) can apply for a grant from the Ministry to carry out Cyclical Maintenance for their facilities.
Development Support and Learning Support
The Development Support (DS) and Learning Support (LS) programmes provide development support and learning support for children with mild developmental needs so they can make a smoother transition to primary school.
Assistive Technology Fund (ATF)
Persons with disabilities can get subsidies to acquire, replace, upgrade or repair necessary assistive technology equipment and accessories (e.g. wheelchairs, hearing aids, etc).
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Foreign Domestic Worker Grant
The Foreign Domestic Worker Grant provides support to families who hire foreign domestic workers to care for their loved ones with moderate to severe disabilities.
Child Care / Infant Care Subsidy
The Childcare & Infant Care Subsidy and KiFAS is to help parents to defray some of the cost of child care fees and to ensure affordability and accessibility of child care services to all that require the services.
Sabbatical Leave Scheme
The Sabbatical Leave Scheme aims to provide social workers the opportunity to recharge and refresh themselves. The scheme also provides social workers the opportunity to engage in activities for professional advancement.
VWOs-Charities Capability Fund (VCF)
Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs), Charities and Institutions of Public Character (IPCs) can tap on VCF to improve their capabilities and services in the social service sector.
Trust and Savings Options for Persons with Disabilities
Parents or primary caregivers of persons with disabilities who wish to safeguard their loved ones' welfare and financial security can approach the Special Needs Trust Company (SNTC) to draw up care plans and set up trust accounts.