Social security service units will be open to the public from 15 September 2020 (Tuesday)
Social Security Field Units (SSFUs) [including Social Security Field Unit (Guangdong Scheme and Fujian Scheme)] and other social security service units will be open to the public from 15 September 2020 (Tuesday).
For enquiry, please contact staff of the respective social security service unit during office hours.
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.
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.
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.
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.