The Workcare initiative was introduced in 2019 to improve the work environments of our essential services workers, and strengthen public appreciation for the work that they do.
The Workcare Grant aims to promote the provision of proper and reasonable rest areas for outsourced essential services workers.
This is in line with recommendations in the Tripartite advisory on the provision of rest areas for outsourced workers to improve their well-being.
Who is eligible
You are eligible for the Workcare Grant if:
- You are a building owner.
- You engage a third-party service provider to hire at least 10 outsourced essential services workers, such as cleaners, security officers and landscape maintenance workers.
- The outsourced workers perform their work at your building premises.
What it comprises
The Workcare Grant has two tiers of funding support:
|You can get
|Tier 1: Setting up a new rest area
|80% of costs, up to $8,000
|Tier 2: Improving an existing rest area
|80% of costs, up to $3,000
How to apply
- Download the application form at NTUC U-Care Centre’s website.
- Email the completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more details, visit NTUC U-Care Centre’s website.
Improving essential workers' work environments and well-being
As part of the Workcare initiative, MOM led a pilot study to understand the perspectives of service buyers, workers and other stakeholders, and design and test impactful interventions to improve the quality of workers’ rest and work.
Read more about the findings and recommendations.