Sheltered Workshops provide job training and self-enrichment programmes for adults with disabilities.
Overview of Programme
Sheltered Workshops offer employment and/or vocational training to adults with disabilities who do not possess the competencies or skills for open employment.
Sheltered workshops allow participants to practice in jobs or tasks where the processes are either simple or broken down into simpler steps. Participants will gain valuable experience at the workshop, thereby improving their prospects for open employment.
SG Enable provides referral to government-aided Sheltered Workshops for adults with disabilities in Singapore.
Who Can Apply
Applicants should be:
*Applicants with acquired disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Applicants may not be eligible if they have one or more of the following:
#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.
How to Apply
Please approach a social worker from a touchpoint (e.g. Social Service Agency (SSA), hospital, etc.) for assistance in submitting an application to SG Enable.
To apply, an applicant would need these documents:
Submission of applications to SG Enable
Social workers may submit the clients’ application to SG Enable either online or via hard copy submission. Online application is recommended.
If required, you may download the forms below for use:
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 centre is subject to the availability of vacancies and the approval by the centre’s management.
Application Processing Time
For more information about Sheltered Workshops, please visit our frequently asked questions page.
To learn more about the Sheltered Workshop programmes provided by different organisations, please download the Sheltered Workshop Programme Service Matrix.
To check your application status, click here.
Have additional enquiries? Contact SG Enable.