|The Integrated Employment Assistance Scheme (IEAS)
The Social Welfare Department (SWD) is now inviting non-governmental organisations (NGOs) with experience in providing local employment assistance services to operate the projects under the IEAS from October 2008 to September 2011 to help the unemployed able-bodied Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients rejoin the workforce and achieve self-reliance. There will be a total of 60 employment assistance projects under the IEAS.
If you are interested in operating the projects under the IEAS, please use the standard Application Form to send in your project proposal (including appendices and attachements, if any) of not more than 20 pages (A4 with font size 13) in total. Applicants should submit a full set of the proposal [the original plus eight hard copies and one soft copy in CD ROM (MS Word 6.0 or above version)] by hand to the following address:
Support for Self-reliance Section
Social Security Branch
Social Welfare Department
Room 213, 2/F., North Point Government Offices
333 Java Road, North Point,
Deadline for submission of the application is 5:30 p.m. of 4 August 2008 (Monday).
Late applications will NOT be accepted. Any application submitted not in the prescribed format of the Application Form or not within the specified volume will not be considered.
A briefing session on the IEAS will be held on 15 July 2008 (Tuesday). If you wish to attend the briefing session, please complete the Reply Slip and return it to Support for Self-reliance Section of SWD by fax (fax number: 2383 2139) on or before 14 July 2008 (Monday).
For details of the Invitatiotn Letter, Service Specification and Application Form of the IEAS, please click here:
Invitation Letter and Reply Slip
For supplementary information on the distribution of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance cases over the territories, please visit the following WebPages for details:
http://www.swd.gov.hk/doc/finance/FAQBudget08_09/BQ-08-09%20SS_eng.pdf (please see Page 49, Question Serial No. 1292)