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ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

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 project@northeast.org.sg.

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.