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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.

Multiple Lines of Assistance


Find out more about the multiple lines of assistance with this interactive chart.

Government-Paid Maternity Benefit Scheme


Working mothers who do not qualify for the Government-Paid Maternity Leave Scheme can benefit from this scheme.

Government-Paid Shared Parental Leave


To further encourage and support shared responsibility between parents, maternity leave can now be shared with working fathers.

Government-Paid Paternity Leave Scheme


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.

Foreign Domestic Worker Grant


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 Student Care Subsidies


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 Kindergarten Subsidies


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. 

ComCare Child Care Subidies


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. 

ComCare Enterprise Fund (CEF)


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.

ComCare Assistance for those Permanently Unable to Work


Are you unable to work due to old age, illness or disability? And you can't get help from family members? Get cash grants, medical assistance and education assistance under ComCare.

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