Enhanced Pilot for Private Intervention Providers (Enhanced PPIP)

The Enhanced Pilot for Private Intervention Providers (Enhanced PPIP) is a subsidy scheme that offers more choices of early intervention programmes for children who have been referred for the Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC). Parents who choose to enroll their children in selected Private Intervention Centres (PIC)s will receive subsidies that will help defray the enrolment costs.

From 1 Apr 2019, MSF will enhance affordability for the Pilot for Private Intervention Providers (PPIP) by broadening the income criteria for means-tested subsidies. For more information, click here​.


Overview of Scheme

The Enhanced Pilot for Private Intervention Providers (Enhanced PPIP) is a subsidy scheme that offers more choices of early intervention programmes for children who have been referred for the Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC). Parents who choose to enroll their children in selected Private Intervention Centres (PIC)s will receive subsidies that will help defray the enrolment costs.

The Enhanced PPIP Subsidy scheme is administered by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF). It only applies to approved programmes by the selected Private Intervention Centres (PIC)s appointed by MSF. Please refer to the Enhanced PPIP Service Matrix​ for more details.

Who Can Apply

To be eligible for the Enhanced PPIP subsidy, the child should be referred to EIPIC​1 and currently enrolled in an approved programme offered by one of the selected Private Intervention Centres (PIC)s.

Please note that:

All other EIPIC eligibility criteria apply. Please refer to the EIPIC page​ for more information.

Your child must not be currently enrolled in an EIPIC programme run by a social service agency or in a Mainstream Primary or Special Education school.

1 EIPIC referral must be from the Department of Child Development at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH DCD) or Child Development Unit at National University Hospital (NUH CDU) or a private paediatrician.

How to Apply

  1. SG Enable will contact you to share more information on the various early intervention programme options upon receiving your child’s EIPIC referral from the KKH DCD or NUH CDU or a private paediatrician.
  2. Approach any of the selected private intervention centres directly to enrol your child in an approved early intervention programme.
  3. Once your child has been enrolled in the selected private intervention centre, the centre will notify SG Enable and an online application form will be sent to you.
  4. Complete the application form and submit it to MSF.
  5. You may check the status of your application online with your SingPass.
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    You will be informed of the application outcome, subsidy period and amount via email.

Disbursement of Subsidy

The approved Enhanced PPIP Subsidy will be reimbursed on a monthly basis directly to the bank account indicated by the parent in online application form.

To apply for the subsidy, Child must be enrolled in the approved programme. 

Reimbursement of subsidies will be subjected to 1 to 2 months of processing time. Parents will not receive the Subsidy if no / pro-rated fee is paid to the Private Intervention Centre (PIC). Disbursement of the Subsidy is subject to MSF’s verification of information with the Private Intervention Centre (PIC).

The Subsidy will cease when the child:

1. is enrolled in a mainstream or special education school; or

2. is enrolled in a government-funded Social Service Agency EIPIC centre; or

3. is no longer enrolled in the approved programme by the selected Private Intervention Centres (PIC)s; or

4. turns 7 years old (the last subsidy pay-out is when the child is 6 years and 11 months).

More Information

For information about PPIP, please visit our frequently asked questions ​page.

To learn more about the selected Private Intervention Centres (PICs), please download the following:

Have additional enquiries? Contact SG Enable.

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