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.
MSF provides funding for public education programmes that aim to empower families facing multiple stresses
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 child care and infant care subsidy 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.
The Foreign Domestic Worker Grant provides support to families who hire foreign domestic workers to care for the frail elderly or persons with at least moderate disability
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.