Overview of Programme
CGHs enable persons with disabilities to live independently in designated HDB rental flats retrofitted with disabled-friendly features.
Residents can access a range of community-based services and facilities conveniently with support from community partners and volunteers.
SG Enable provides referrals to CGHs for adults with disabilities in Singapore.
Who Can Apply
Applicants should be:
1. Between 16 to 55 years old#^
2. Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents1
3. Diagnosed with congenital disabilities of the following nature:
- Intellectual (IQ level of less than 70)
- Sensory (Hearing/Visual impairment)
- A combination of two or more of the above
*Applicants with acquired disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
4. Gainfully employed
5. Fit for communal living
Applicants may not be eligible if they have one or more of the following:
- They have untreated infectious diseases
- They are suffering from serious psychotic disorders and/or serious behavioural problems that require them to be under close supervision or nursing care.
# Special needs children of SPED School-going age should be
encouraged and assisted to remain in School for as long as possible. Parents of
SPED graduands may approach their School to discuss the transition plans of the
children prior graduating from School.
^ Persons with disabilities who are below age 21 would need the
consent of parents or legal guardians for their application.
1 For Permanent Residents, at least one immediate family member must be a Singapore Citizen. Immediate family member refers to spouses, parents, children of the applicant, including step-parents and step-children.
How to Apply
Please approach a social worker from a touchpoint (e.g. Social Service Agency (SSA), hospital and etc.) for assistance in submitting an application for CGH.
Submission of applications to SG Enable by Social Workers (Online or Hard Copy)
- Online submission (Recommended)
Log into e-Services using your SingPass or CorpPass
If required, you may download the forms below for use:
- Hard copy submission
Download the application form, print and send together with the required documents
SG Enable - Adult Disability Services
20 Lengkok Bahru
+65 6226 2366
Upon receiving the referral, SG Enable will contact you to provide information to help you make an informed decision on your choice of service.
Acceptance into the programme at the preferred home is subject to the availability of vacancies and approval of the respective home management.
Application Processing Time
SG Enable will contact you within 10 working days upon receiving the completed application together with the required supporting documents from the touchpoint. SG Enable will also update the social worker who assisted in the application on the status of the application.