Enhancement to the Voluntary Welfare Organisation Transport Subsidy (VWOTS) Scheme for Persons with Disabilities
From 1 July 2022, the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will increase subsidies under the Voluntary Welfare Organisation Transport Subsidy (VWOTS) Scheme, to reduce transport costs for persons with disabilities who take dedicated transport
to attend Special Education (SPED) Schools and community-based programmes. The VWOTS will also be renamed the 'Enabling Transport Subsidy'.
- The Scheme provides up to 80% subsidy for transport fees.
- The amount of subsidy depends on:
- Whether applicants are Singapore Citizen or Permanent Residents;
- Per capita monthly household income (PCHI);
- Whether applicants are wheelchair users or ambulant; and
- Transport fees
Who Can Apply
- Persons with disabilities on transport services provided by SSAs and are attending Early Intervention Programme for Infants and Children (EIPIC), Special Education (SPED) schools, Day Activity Centres (DACs), Sheltered Workshops (SWs) and Special
Student Care Centres (SSCCs); and
- From families with a per capita monthly household income of $2,800 and below for Singapore Citizens, or $2,000 and below for Permanent Residents.
How to Apply
For more information on the Enabling Transport Subsidy, please contact your respective Social Service Agencies which you are receiving the services.
Have additional enquiries? Contact SG Enable or call 1800-8585-885.