Parents Resource Corner
Financial Planning and Assistance
|The Special Needs Trust Company is the only not-for profit trust company in Singapore providing affordable trustservices to the persons with special needs. Supported by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF), SNTC was conceived to safeguard the welfare and financial security of people with special needs upon the demise of the parents or caregivers.|
|Website | Tel: 6278 9598 | Email: email@example.com|
Schemes and Grants
|Caregivers Training Grant|
|The Caregivers Training Grant (CTG) allows caregivers to tap on a $200 annual subsidy to attend CTG-approved training courses so that they can better care for their loved ones. The grant is administered by the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC), and given out in the form of training fee subsidy for caregivers. Click here for more information.|
|Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Grant|
|The FDW Grant is a monthly grant of $120 to support families who need to hire a foreign domestic worker to care for the frail elderly and persons with at least moderate disability. Click here for more information.|
|Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Levy Concession for Persons with Disabilities Scheme|
|The scheme enables families who employ full-time FDWs to look after their loved ones with disabilities to pay a lower monthly concessionary FDW levy of $60 (instead of $265), effective from 1 May 2015, if they are eligible. Click here for more information.|
|Special Seeds Singapore is the first local online parenting magazine for parents of children and youths with various special needs. Run by caregivers, for caregivers, the ezine serves as the trusted guide to parenting special needs in Singapore.
Launched on 20th January 2016 with the support of Rare Disorders Society (Singapore), the ezine also acts as a bridge between the special needs community and rest of society through honest conversations, shared stories, outreach and alliances with different segments of the Singapore community. Click here to visit Special Seeds Singapore!