MyBenefits to Financial Assistance: Annual and One-off Aid

Financial AidPenang State Government Welfare Aid Programmes  

State welfare financial aid for target groups     
Last updated: April 12, 2018 
All information has not been verified by the relevant Ministry/Agency

What is this programme about?  

The state welfare provides financial aid to the following groups of target groups of Penangites:
Annual financial aid
Senior citizens receive (i) an annual financial aid of RM100; (ii) bereavement aid of RM1,000 for the nominated next of kin
Single mothers receive (i) an annual financial aid of RM100; (ii) bereavement aid of RM1,000 for the nominated next of kin
People with Disabilities (PWDs/OKUs) receive (i) an annual financial aid of RM100; (ii) bereavement aid of RM1,000 for the nominated next of kin
Program Bantuan Ibu Emas receives an annual financial aid of RM100

One-off financial aid
Program Anak Emas – for every child who registers with this programme will receive a one-off financial aid of RM200
Program Skim Pelajar Emas – for every primary school (Standard 1 to 4) and secondary school (Form 1 to 4) student who registers with this programme, receives a one-off RM100

Who can apply? 

General Eligibility Criteria

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

  1. Malaysian citizen

  2. Resident in Malaysia

  3. Conditions for specific groups: 

  • Senior citizens (i) Age 60 years and above; (ii) Registered voter in Penang

  • Single mothers (i) Less than 60 years of age; (ii) Registered voter in Penang; (iii) residing in Penang; (iv) have at least 1 child; (v) Did not remarry

  • People with Disabilities (PWDs/OKUs) (i) Registered with the Penang Welfare Department; (ii) Less than 60 years of age

  • Program Anak Emas (i) child of Malaysian citizen; (ii) Father/mother is registered as a voter
    in Penang; (iii) Claim must be made no more than two years after the child has been born

  • Program Skim Pelajar Emas

  • (i) student studying in Penang; (ii) Primary school (Standard 1 to 4) and secondary school (Form 1 to 4) student

  • Program Bantuan Ibu Emas (i) Less than 60 years of age; (ii) Registered voter in Penang; (iii) residing in Penang; (iv) married with family; (v) No fixed income

What are myBenefits? 

Assistance: Living wage for low-income target groups

Target Group: senior citizens, single mothers, People with Disabilities (PWDs) and children

 

Contacts

Ministry: Penang State Government

Agency: Pejabat Masyarakat Penyayang

Website: https://isejahtera.penang.gov.my/wargaemas/soalanlazim.php 

Email: https://isejahtera.penang.gov.my/wargaemas/maklumbalas.php 

Mailing address: 

Paras 46, Bangunan Komtar 10503, Pulau Pinang

Telephone: 04-650 5699 / 04-650 5700 / 04-650 5701

Fax: 04-261 1064

Application form: Pejabat Daerah dan Tanah, Pusat Khidmat ADUN / Parlimen

    
Quick links
Penang Dewan Undangan Negeri (DUN) Representative’s offices >

Contacts

Location: Malaysia

myBenefits101@gmail.com

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