2 caregiver subsidies to reduce the cost of hiring a domestic helper

 

Many children of the elderly hire foreign domestic helpers to provide care and assistance for their parents. However, the monthly cost of hiring a foreign domestic worker can easily exceed $800. In this post, we will share with you 2 caregiver subsidies that can help reduce this expense. The Foreign Domestic Worker Grant offers a monthly cash incentive, while the Foreign Domestic Worker Levy Concession reduces the levy to hire a helper.

 

A. Foreign Domestic Worker Grant

Each household can apply for up to 2 FDW grants if they are caring for two parents in the family.

Benefits

  • Monthly cash payment of $120 to the employer

Eligibility

  • Care recipient is a Singaporean or Permanent resident
  • Care recipient aged 65 and above
  • Care recipient has difficulty performing three or more Activities Daily of Living (ADL)
  • Employer is a direct relative of the care recipient
  • Employer is residing at the same NRIC address as the care recipient
  • Household monthly income per capita of $2,600 or less
  • The FDW must attend an AIC-approved FDW grant caregiver training course

How to apply

Apply for the grant with the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC)

Submit all documents to the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC)

Visit SilverPages to learn more about the grant

 

 

Want to learn more about caregiver subsidies?

Call SilverAlly at 626-515-00

 

B. Foreign Domestic Worker Levy Concession

Benefits

  • Receive a $60 per month concession on the levy for each FDW
  • Maximum concession levy of $120 per month per household

Eligibility

  • Care recipient is a Singaporean
  • Care recipient is aged 65 and above, or is unable to perform at least one Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • Care recipient must be living at the same NRIC address as the employer

How to Apply

Visit SilverPages to learn more about the grant

 

 

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