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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 Elders
Services for Elders
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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 2018-19 Budget  2018 Legislative Council By-election  Establishment of Children Commission Public Engagement  
 Vaccination Schemes   The Chief Executive's 2017 Policy Address   Hong Kong Smart City Blueprint Portal  
 Social Enterprise Award Scheme 2017  Belt and Road Initiative.Hong Kong  Raising Special Kids, Braving Obstacle RaceSupporting families with SEN children  
 GovHK Responsive Design Launched  Public Service Excellence@Gov  Lead in Drinking Water Incidents  
 Public Transport Fare Concession Scheme for the Elderly and Eligible Persons with Disabilities  Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (SIE Fund)  Report on the Work of the Current-term Government in its Fourth Year  
 List of Sign Language Interpreters in Hong Kong  人民大道‧在乎你  Joyful@HK  
 Support Social Enterprises  Internet Memorial Service and Scattering of Cremated Ashes  
 Women Employment Website  Sexual Conviction Record Check  
 Social Workers Registration Board  Talent-Wise Employment Charter and Inclusive Organisations Recognition Scheme  Productivity Assessment for Employees with Disabilities under Statutory Minimum Wage Regime  
 Avoiding Sexual Assault  
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Child Development Fund (CDF) projects
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Information on Youth Employment
Old Age Living Allowance
DSW's facebook
Information for ethnic minorities
Support for Victims of Child Abuse, Spouse Battering and Sexual Violence
Volunteer Movement
Family Life Education Resource Centre
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