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Our Members

DPA provides a platform for all people with disabilities to speak up and ensure their voices are heard and also ensures that their needs are represented at a national level. DPA welcomes persons with all types of disabilities to join us.

Types of DPA Membership

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Youth Membership

Youth Membership is open to persons with disabilities aged 13 to 17 years. Membership is valid from the year joined till the member turns 18 years old. Youth members do not have voting rights until the conversion to ordinary membership at the age of 18.

Fill in the DPA membership form.

Youth Membership Benefits:

DPA invites persons with disabilities to be part of a community that actively works towards building an inclusive society in Singapore. Becoming a member entitles you to:

  • Inclusion Ambassador Training programme.
  • Exclusive Member Clubs such as Members Book Club, Games Corner and Storytellers Club.
  • Exclusive members events and outings.
  • Opportunity to learn to play musical instruments and be part of a musical group in collaboration with Faith Music Centre (FMC).
  • Volunteering opportunities.
  • Contribute to disability-led research and reports such as the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Parallel Report and the Enabling Masterplan.

Please note that Youth members are NOT eligible to vote at the Annual General Meeting and Reunion Dinner and elections.

Ordinary Membership

Ordinary Membership is open to all persons with disabilities residing in Singapore who are 18 years of age and above.

Fill in the DPA membership form.

Ordinary Membership Benefits:

  • Inclusion Ambassador Training programme.
  • Exclusive Member Clubs such as Members Book Club, Games Corner and Storytellers Club.
  • Exclusive members events and outings.
  • Opportunity to learn to play musical instruments and be part of a musical group in collaboration with Faith Music Centre (FMC).
  • Volunteering Opportunities.
  • Be part of and vote at the Annual General Meeting and Reunion Dinner and elections.
  • Contribute to disability- led research and reports such as the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Parallel Report and the Enabling Masterplan.


DPA members have access to the following discounts and concession schemes:

The DPA membership card entitles the bearer to free admission to Singapore Zoo, River Safari and Jurong Bird Park (for group visits only).


Public Transport Concession Scheme DPA members are eligible for the Disabilities Concession Card Scheme and enjoy the following benefits:

  • 25% discount or more off adult fares for all basic bus and train services fares
  • No additional fares for distances beyond 7.2km
  • Option to purchase a Monthly Concession Pass (MCP) with unlimited rides on basic bus services and trains at $64 per month

Visit the website for the Enabling Guide by SGEnable for more information.


Payment of Membership Fees

Ordinary members pay $6.00 for a membership period of three years.

Life Membership

Life membership is open to any persons with disabilities who has made a significant contribution to the movement of people with disabilities either in DPA or in other affiliated organisations.

Fill in the DPA membership form.

Life Membership Benefits:

  • Inclusion Ambassador Training programme.
  • Exclusive Member Clubs such as Members Book Club, Games Corner and Storytellers Club.
  • Exclusive members events and outings.
  • Opportunity to learn to play musical instruments and be part of a musical group in collaboration with Faith Music Centre (FMC).
  • Volunteering Opportunities.
  • Be part of and vote at the Annual General Meeting and Reunion Dinner and elections.
  • Contribute to disability-led research and reports such as the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Parallel Report and the Enabling Masterplan.


DPA members have access to the following discounts and concession schemes:

The DPA membership entitles the bearer to free admission to Singapore Zoo, River Safari and Jurong Bird Park (for group visits only).


Public Transport Concession Scheme DPA members are eligible for the Disabilities Concession Card Scheme and enjoy the following benefits:

  • 25% discount or more off adult fares for all basic bus and train services fares
  • No additional fares for distances beyond 7.2km
  • Option to purchase a Monthly Concession Pass (MCP) with unlimited rides on basic bus services and trains at $64 per month Visit the website for the Enabling Guide by SGEnable for more information.


Payment of Membership Fees

Life members pay a one-off fee of $50.

Associate Membership

DPA welcomes the support of allies to help amplify disabled voices and spread the message of inclusion.

Associate membership is for allies of persons with disabilities, including parents, caregivers, partners of persons with disabilities and advocates for inclusion.

Fill in the DPA membership form.

Associate Membership Benefits:

  • Be part of and support a vibrant disability-led movement of changemakers.
  • Access to selected DPA trainings and outings.
  • Access to research findings of DPA, information and other resources.
  • Networking opportunities and collaborative efforts to build inclusive communities
  • Attend selected member events.
  • Attend the Annual General Meeting and Reunion Dinner and elections.
Institutional Membership

DPA invites Social Service Agencies, sorganisations, social enterprises and companies who are working with persons with disabilities to collaborate with DPA to help amplify disabled voices and spread the message of inclusion. DPA is currently waiving the membership fee for Institutional membership, so there is no cost to eligible organisations.

Fill in the DPA Institutional Membership form.

DPA Institutional members benefits:

  • Access to selected DPA trainings and outings
  • Access to research findings of DPA
  • Referrals to disability experts and consultants known to DPA
  • Sharing of relevant events, campaigns and trainings on DPA’s Social media
  • Networking opportunities and collaborative efforts to build inclusive communities

Institutional members of DPA (as at May 2022):