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KAR1SMA Social Welfare Aid - Monetary Aid as Apprenticeship Allowance for Children of Poor Families 

Monthly RM200 monetary aid for youth undergoing apprenticeship programme

Last updated: November 22, 2017

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What is this programme about?  

This is a monthly RM200 monetary aid given to children of JKM financial assistance recipients who are undergoing apprenticeship to acquire skills or as part of job training. This incentive is to encourage youth, especially school dropouts, the unemployed or those who are exposed to social problems to acquire skills and be employable.

Who can apply? 

General Eligibility Criteria

(Contact ministry/agency for all other requirements, if any)

  1. Malaysian citizen

  2. Resident in Malaysia

  3. Children receiving monthly financial assistance JKM

  4. Ex-trainee of the welfare institution 

  5. Supervision/probation case of JKM 

  6. Income group – Poor families and those earning income below the poverty line

How to apply? 

Application process

(Contact ministry/agency to find out the procedures and processes)

Obtain application form  > Complete form > Submit with all documents

* Application forms can be obtained (i) online (ii) at any Social Welfare Office District/Province/divisions across the country


What documents do I need for application?

The general requirement of documents needed for the application

(Contact ministry/agency for all other requirements, if any)

  1. Copy of the identity card (myKad) of the applicant 

  2. Copy of identity card/certificate of birth of family members who live with the applicant

  3. Income Statement or Letter of Confirmation from     (i) Employers/Income Declaration (ii) If Self-employed - Reports from other relevant agencies 

  4. Other income supporting documents (If any): Socso/Epf/Pension/Investment Book

  5. Copy of Utility Bill (Water/Electricity/Phone/Astro etc) 

  6. Completed application form

What are MyBenefits?

Assistance: Monthly monetary aid
Income Group: Household income below the Poverty Line and underprivileged families
Target Group: Youth of JKM assistance recipients
Aid amount: RM200 per month



Ministry/Agency: Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat

Mailing address:

Aras 6, 9-18 No 55, Persiaran Perdana, Presint 4, 62100 Putrajaya
Telephone: 03 - 8000 8000
Fax: 03 - 8323 2045    


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Location: Malaysia

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