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.
Find out more about the multiple lines of assistance with this interactive chart.
Working mothers who do not qualify for the Government-Paid Maternity Leave Scheme can benefit from this scheme.
To further encourage and support shared responsibility between parents, maternity leave can now be shared with working fathers.
To encourage and support shared responsibility between parents, working fathers can take paternity leave to accompany his spouse and help care for the new born.
The monthly Foreign Domestic Worker Grant of $120 will apply to households with a per capita monthly income of up to $2,200, and employ a FDW to look after an elderly who cannot perform 3 or more Activities of Daily Living or has severe dementia.
ComCare helps you pay part of your child’s Student Care fees. You can apply for the ComCare Student Care Fee Assistance at any of the Student Care Centres participating in the programme.
ComCare helps you pay part of your child’s Kindergarten fees. You can apply for the ComCare Kindergarten Fee Assistance at any of the Kindergartens participating in the programme.
From 1 April 2013, the ComCare Child Care Subsidies (also known as the Centre Based Financial Assistance for Child Care, CFAC) will be combined with the universal working mother subsidy, into one subsidy framework. This simplifies the application process for parents and Child Care Operators.
The ComCare Enterprise Fund (CEF) supports new and existing social enterprises in training and/or hiring those who might need help in becoming self-reliant.
The CEF-Schools Programme supports schools and Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) in the implementation of programmes targeted at educating youths about social entrepreneurship.