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Foreign Domestic Worker Grant



(The Home Caregiving Grant (HCG) will replace the FDW Grant from 1 October 2019)

A $120 monthly cash payment given to families who need to hire a Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) to care for someone who requires permanent assistance with three or more Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).

Key Information

(The Home Caregiving Grant (HCG) will replace the FDW Grant from 1 October 2019)

Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Grant is a $120 monthly cash payment given to families who need to hire a Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) to care for their loved ones who require permanent assistance with three or more Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).

Qualifying Criteria/ Age Group

If the care recipient is a Singaporean, there is no age requirement for care recipient and no citizenship requirement for FDW’s employer.

If the care recipient is a PR, there is a age requirement of 65 years old or above and the FDW’s employer has to be a Singapore Citizen.

Resource Links/ References/ Details

Foreign Domestic Workers (FDW) Grant

AIC Hotline

1800 650 6060