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Social Security Field Units (SSFUs) will provide services to the public with limited opening hours
In order to reduce the risk of the spread of the novel coronavirus in the community, SSFUs [including Social Security Field Unit (Guangdong Scheme and Fujian Scheme)] will provide services to the public with limited opening hours. Details are as follows:

Open to the public :

7 April 2020 (Tuesday), 9 April 2020 (Thursday),
14 April 2020 (Tuesday) and 17 April 2020 (Friday)
[Opening hours: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm]

Closed to the public (will continue to provide services by other modes of service delivery ):
6 April 2020 (Monday),8 April 2020 (Wednesday),
15 April 2020 (Wednesday) and 16 April 2020 (Thursday)

To reduce social contact and control infection, applicants of the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme / Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme can obtain the CSSA registration form / the SSA application form and application guidance notes placed next to the drop box of SSFUs or download the form from this SWD’s website, complete and return the form by post, fax or email, or by dropping into the drop box of the concerned SSFU. Besides, if recipients wish to have an appointment with the responsible caseworker, please make arrangement by phone beforehand.

For enquiry, please contact staff of the SSFUs during office hours.
 
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Withdrawal of social security payment outside Hong Kong by recipients/appointees of Portable Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme, Guangdong Scheme and Fujian Scheme

 
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Applicants/recipients of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance and Social Security Allowance need not rush back to Hong Kong

In view of the latest situation of novel coronavirus outbreak, the Director of Social Welfare will give consideration to disregard absences from Hong Kong of applicants/recipients of the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme and the Social Security Allowance Scheme (including Old Age Allowance, Old Age Living Allowance and Disability Allowance) who fail to satisfy the residence requirement or the permissible limit of absence from Hong Kong owing to the epidemic. The SWD appealed to them that there is no need to rush back to Hong Kong.

In the light of the epidemic development, applicants for the Guangdong Scheme and Fujian Scheme can submit their applications by post, instead of doing so in person in Hong Kong.

For enquiry, please contact staff of the Social Security Field Units (SSFUs) during office hours.
 
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Core Welfare Services
Social Security
Social Security
The overall objective of social security in Hong Kong is to provide for the basic and special needs of the members of the community who are in need of financial or material assistance.
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Family and Child Welfare Services
Family and Child Welfare Services
To preserve and strengthen the family as a unit, to develop caring interpersonal relationships, to enable individuals and family members to prevent personal and family problems and to provide suitable services to meet needs that cannot be adequately met from within the family.
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Medical Social Service
Medical Social Services
Medical social workers (MSWs) are stationed in public hospitals and specialist out-patient clinics who play an important role in linking up the medical and social services to facilitate patients' recovery and rehabilitation in the community.
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Services for People with Disabilities
Services for People with Disabilities
Aims to develop the physical, mental and social capabilities of people with disabilities, and to ensure their full participation and enjoying equal rights with a view to promoting their integration into the community.
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Services for the Elderly
Services for the Elderly
To enable elderly people to live in dignity and to provide necessary support to them to promote their sense of belonging, sense of security and sense of worthiness.
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Services for Young People
Services for Young People
Helping young people to become responsible and contributing members of society through a wide range of programmes and activities.
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Services for Offenders
Services for Offenders
Helping offenders reintegrate into the community as law-abiding citizens through community-based and residential services.
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