Financial Resources

Find out more about caregiving aid and financial help options available to you.

  • Financial Support for Elderly
  • Financial Support for Disability
  • Financial Support for General Health
  • Short-Term Financial Support

Financial Support for Elderly

Seniors Mobility and Enabling Fund (SMF)

Subsidies for assistive devices and home healthcare items to help seniors age in place within the community.

1800 650 6060

Enhancement for Active Seniors (EASE)

Subsidies for home modifications that ensure a safer and more comfortable home environment for seniors.

1800 225 5432

Financial Support for Disability

Home Caregiving Grant (HCG)

Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) provides a $200 monthly cash payout (soon to be $400 by early 2023) to support care receivers with at least moderate permanent disability.

1800 650 6060

SG Enable

Care receivers with disabilities can choose from a wide range of schemes and grants offered by SG Enable.

Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Levy Concession for Persons with Disabilities

Families of persons with disabilities can pay a concessionary $60 FDW levy instead of the usual $300. Each household is eligible for up to 2 FDW levy concessions.

6438 5122

CareShield Life

A long-term insurance scheme that provides financial support for Singaporeans who become severely disabled, especially during old age, and need personal and medical care for a prolonged duration.

1800 222 3399

Pioneer Generation Disability Assistance Scheme (DAS)

A scheme that provides cash assistance for everyday expenses of Pioneers with moderate or severe functional disabilities.

1800 650 6060

ComCare Long-Term Assistance

Cash assistance for those unable to work because of old age, illness or disability.

1800 111 2222

Interim Disability Assistance Program for the Elderly (IDAPE)

A program to support disabled seniors who are not covered under ElderShield.

1800 650 6060


A discretionary assistance scheme that provides support to severely disabled lower-income Singaporeans aged 30 and above who are not covered under ElderShield, CareShield Life and IDAPE.

1800 650 6060

Financial Support for General Health

Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS)

CHAS allows all Singaporeans to receive subsidies for medical and/or dental care at participating GP and dental clinics, and subsidized referrals to specialist outpatient clinics.

1800 275 2427

Chronic Disease Management Program (CDMP)

CDMP allows participants to use up to S$700 per patient per year (for those with chronic conditions) and S$500 (for those with other conditions) from the patient’s MediSave.

6325 9220

Short-Term Financial Support

ComCare Interim Assistance

Urgent and immediate help for less than 3 months for families going through a difficult period such as sudden caregiving responsibilities.

1800 222 0000