Who stands to benefit from the programme?

It is open to families in the North East District of Singapore who have eldercare needs.

How does one sign up as a relief caregiver or apply for the service?

Those interested in being a relief caregiver or who wish to apply for the relief caregiver service can call 6424-4000 or e-mail

Registration to become a caregiver is open to people of all ages and from all parts of the island.

Applicants are required to go through a three-day training programme before becoming a relief caregiver.

How much does the service cost?

The relief caregiver service costs $10 an hour, but is free to families under the ComCare scheme living in the North East District.

Training for caregivers is free.