Assistive Technology Fund
The Assistive Technology Fund (ATF) provides subsidies for persons with disabilities (PWDs) to purchase assistive technology devices to enable independent living.
Successful applicants qualify for a means-tested subsidy of up to 90% of the cost of the required equipment, subject to a lifetime cap of $40,000.
Overview of Scheme
The Assistive Technology Fund (ATF) provides individuals with a subsidy of up to 90% of the cost of assistive technology devices, subject to a lifetime cap of $40,000.
The subsidy amount is determined according to the applicant’s gross household income.
The Fund can be used to acquire, replace, upgrade or repair assistive technology devices. These devices include wheelchairs and hearing aids.
The devices should aid in purposes of early intervention, education, training, employment, therapy, rehabilitation and/or independence in daily living.
The Fund does not support the purchase of medical devices and consumables.
Who Can Apply
Applicants will require the assistance of an Application Admin (e.g. Social Worker) and an Assessor (e.g. Therapist) from Touchpoints such as Hospitals and Voluntary Welfare Organisations to complete this application. The Application Admin will submit this application on behalf of the applicant.
To be eligible, the applicant must meet all the following criteria:
- Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
- Certified to have a permanent disability of any one of the following:
- Physical disability
- Visual impairment
- Hearing impairment
- Intellectual disability
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Undergone qualified assessor’s assessment to determine the need and type of device(s)
- Household gross monthly income per person of $1,800 and below
How to Apply
- Please approach a Therapist or Social Worker (from Touchpoints such as Hospitals and Voluntary Welfare Organisations) to assist you to submit the ATF application form.
- You will also have to complete the Means-Test Declaration Form. (Note: Applicants need not submit the Means-Test Declaration Form if they have a valid means-test results within the past two years)
For Registered/Unregistered Touchpoints:
The Touchpoint’s Application Admin will prepare the supporting documents before submission. The list of supporting documents can be found in the application form.
Registered Touchpoints’ Application Admin/Assessor may submit client’s ATF application online using your CorpPass.
Unregistered Touchpoints are encouraged to register with us. Please send an email to ATF@sgenable.sg
to request for an Organisation Registration Form.
Unregistered Touchpoints may download the application form, print and send together with the required documents
SG Enable - Assistive Technology Fund
20 Lengkok Bahru
+65 6226 2366
Application Processing Time
Upon receipt of the completed application form and all required supporting documents, SG Enable requires up to 15 working days to process the application.
SG Enable will inform the Application Admin of the application outcome via email.
For more information about the ATF, please visit our frequently asked questions page.
To check client's/your application status, Touchpoints/Applicants can click here.
Have additional enquiries? Contact SG Enable.