|The third phase of the Special Training and Enhancement Programme (My STEP)
The Social Welfare Department (SWD) is now inviting non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with experience in operating employment assistance programmes commissioned by SWD, with centres providing services to youth and being the training bodies of Youth Work Experience and Training Scheme to submit proposal(s) for running the third phase of My STEP for a two-year period from October 2009 to September 2011 to assist unemployed CSSA recipients aged 15-29 to secure employment or return to the mainstream schooling and to move towards self-reliance.
Under the third phase of My STEP, there will be five projects, one each in the following service clusters, namely (i) Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai, (ii) Shatin and Tai Po/North, (iii) Tsuen Wan/Kwai Tsing and Tuen Mun, (iv) Sham Shui Po/Yau Tsim Mong and Wong Tai Sin/Sai Kung, (v) Hong Kong Island and Outlying Islands, including Tung Chung in Lantau Island, Kwun Tong and Kowloon City.
NGOs interested in operating the third phase of My STEP, please submit proposal with details on how to provide the services to meet the objectives and requirements set out in the Service Specification. There should be not more than 25 pages (A4 with font size 13) in total for each project proposal. Applicants may refer to the Points to Note for Submitting Project Proposal to Implement the third phase of My STEP for the content and format of the project proposal. 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)] should be submitted to the Social Welfare Department by dropping it into the Tender Box placed in 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 17 September 2009 (Thursday). Late applications will NOT be accepted. In the event of severe weather conditions (i.e. tropical cyclone warning signal No. 8 or black rainstorm warning signal is in force), the deadline for submitting the application will be automatically extended to the next working day.
For details of the Invitation Letter and Points to Note for Submitting Project Proposal to Implement the third phase of My STEP, please click here:
Points to Note for Submitting Project Proposal to Implement the third phase of My STEP
To obtain a copy of the Service Specification (only English version available), please send an email to Ms Kate CHAN (Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ms Chloe NG (Email address: email@example.com). For enquiry, please contact them at 2231 5873 or 2154 3004.