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- List of Information Published or Made Available to the Public

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SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT

 
LIST OF INFORMATION PUBLISHED OR MADE
AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC


 

GENERAL

Availability

SWD - Vision, Mission and Value Statement


Available on Homepage

SWD - Performance Pledge


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SWD - Departmental Annual Report


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SWD - Data Protection Policy


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Social Welfare Services in Figures


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ELDERLY SERVICES

Availability

List of Subvented, Self-financing and Contract Homes Providing Subsidised Places for Elders

Available on Homepage

List of Residential Care Homes for the Elderly Providing Non-subsidised Places for Elders 

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List of Private Homes for the Elderly Participating in Enhanced Bought Place Scheme

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List of District Elderly Community Centres
 


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List of Support Teams for the Elderly  

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List of Neighbourhood Elderly Centres
 


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List of Social Centres for the Elderly

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List of Day Care Centres/Units for the Elderly

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List of Enhanced Home and Community Care Services Teams

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List of Integrated Home Care Services Teams

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List of Home Help Team

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Statistics on ‘Waiting List for Community Care Services’and ‘Waiting Time on Community Care Services’

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Useful Tips on Community Support Services for the Elderly

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List of Recognised Service Providers (RSPs) of the Second Phase of the Pilot Scheme on Community Care Service Voucher for the Elderly

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Leaflet on Elderly Services

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Leaflet on District Elderly Community Centres

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Leaflet on Support Teams for the Elderly


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Leaflet on Neighbourhood Elderly Centres


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Leaflet on Community Care Services for Elders

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Leaflet on Day Care Centre/Unit for the Elderly

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Leaflet on Enhanced Home and Community Care Services

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Leaflet on Integrated Home Care Services

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Leaflet on Emergency Alarm System

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Pamphlet on Senior Citizen Card Scheme

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Latest Concession Information for Senior Citizen Card Scheme

(Chinese version only)

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Leaflet on the Second Phase of the Pilot Scheme on Community Care Service Voucher for the Elderly

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Information of the Recognised Service Providers of the Second Phase of the Pilot Scheme on Community Care Service Voucher for the Elderly

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Programme List on the Opportunities for the Elderly Project

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Leaflet on Services Supporting the Carers

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Leaflet on Respite Service for Elders

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Briefs on Residential Care Services for Elders

(Chinese version only)

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Leaflet on Residential Care Services for Elders

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Leaflet on Homes for the Aged

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Leaflet on Care and Attention Homes for the Elderly 

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Leaflet on Nursing Homes


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Leaflet on Infirmary Units in Residential Care Homes for the Elderly

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Leaflet on Emergency Placement in Residential Care Homes for the Elderly


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Leaflet on Residential Respite Service for Elders

 

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Tips on Choosing Residential Care Home for the Elderly (P)

(Chinses version only)

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Leaflet on Standardised Care Need Assessment Mechanism for Elderly Services

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Available on Homepage

 

Leaflet on Central Waiting List for Subsidised Long Term Care Services

 

 
Available on Homepage  

Contract Residential Care Services for the Elders - List of Contract Homes

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Nursing Home Place Purchase Scheme(NHPPS) - List of Homes Participating in NHPPS

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Co-payment Table for the Second Phase of the Pilot Scheme on Community Care Service Voucher for the Elderly                                        

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List of Recognised Service Providers of the Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly

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Leaflet of the Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly                   

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Implementation Schedule of the Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
 

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Co-payment Table for the Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
 

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GENERAL

LICENSING AND REGULATION

Availability


Licensing Scheme for Residential Care Homes for the Elderly (RCHEs)
 

Available on Homepage


Code of Practice for Residential Care Homes (Elderly Persons)
 

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Circular Letters and/or Guidelines issued by the Licensing Office of Residential Care Homes for the Elderly
 

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Relevant Forms  / Pamphlets on Application for a RCHE Licence
 

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Licensing Scheme for Residential Care Homes for Persons with Disabilities (RCHDs)
 

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Code of Practice for Residential Care Homes (Persons with Disabilities)


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Circular Letters and/or Guidelines issued by the Licensing Office of Residential Care Homes for Persons with Disabilities
 

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Relevant Forms / Pamphlets on Application for a Licence or Certificate of Exemption of  a RCHD
 

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Health Worker Training Courses


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Licensing Scheme for Drug Dependent Persons Treatment and Rehabilitation Centres (DTRCs)

 

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Relevant Forms / Pamphlets on Application or Renewal Application for a Licence or Certificate of Exemption of a DTRC
 

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Important Circular Letters to DTRCs
 

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Registration of Child Care Centres (CCCs)
 

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Code of Practice on Mutual Help Child Care Centres
 

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Relevant Forms / Pamphlets on Application for Registration of a CCC
 

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Working Group on the Review of Ordinances and Codes of Practice for Residential Care Homes
 

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Visiting Medical Practitioner Service for Residential Care Homes

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GENERAL

 

FAMILY AND CHILD WELFARE SERVICES

Availability

Integrated Family Services

Integrated Family Service Centre (P)

 

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Available on Homepage

Family Support Service

Charitable / Trust Funds May Help You Overcome Your Immediate Financial Hardship (P)

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Hotline Service of Social Welfare Department (P)

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Compassionate Rehousing and Alternative Housing Assistance (P)

 

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Available on Homepage

Welfare Services for Street Sleepers (P)
 

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Available on Homepage

 

Suicide Prevention Services (P)

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Available on Homepage

 

Family and Child Protective Service

Child Abuse It Matters You (P)

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Available on Homepage 

Child Abuse It Matters You -
What is Physical Abuse (P)

 


Available on Homepage 

Child Abuse It Matters You -
What is Sexual Abuse (P)

 

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Available on Homepage

Child Abuse It Matters You -
What is Psychological Abuse (P)

 

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Available on Homepage

Child Abuse It Matters You -
What is Neglect  (P)
 

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Available on Homepage

Seek Early Assistance Stop Domestic Violence (P)
 

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Availble on Homepage

Support Services to Spouse / Cohabitant Battering Case (P)
 

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Available on Homepage

Seek Early Assistance Stop Spouse / Cohabitant Battering - Services for Battered Men (P)
 

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Available on Homepage

Specialised Service on Handling Sexual Violence Cases (P) 

 

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Available on Homepage

Family and Child Protective Services Units (I) 

 

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Available on Homepage

Multi-disciplinary Case Conference on Protection of Child with Suspected Abuse (P) 

 

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Available on Homepage

Parents of a Lifetime (P) 

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Available on Homepage

Child Custody Investigation Report (Guide for Parents) (P)


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Available on Homepage

Child Custody Investigation Report (Guide for Children) (P) 

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Available on Homepage

Parenthood Goes On  

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Available on Homepage

Adoption Service

Leaflet on Adoption Service (P)

 

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Available on Homepage

Child Care Services

Day Child Care Services (P)

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Available on Homepage

Foster Care Service

Pamphlet on Foster Care Service (P)

 

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Available on Homepage

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

Availability

Pamphlets / information notes

Pamphlet on Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme

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Available on Homepage

A Brief of the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme (in Hindi, Indonesian, Nepali, Tagalog, Thai and Urdu)

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Available on Homepage

A Guide to Comprehensive Social Security Assistance

  For inspection on request, free of charge

Available on Homepage

Pamphlet on Disregarded Earnings

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Available on Homepage


Pamphlet on the Support for Self-reliance Scheme

 

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Leaflet on Portable Comprehensive Social Security Assistance

(in Chinese only)

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Social Security Allowance Scheme Leaflet

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A Brief of the Social Security Allowance Scheme (in Hindi, Indonesian, Nepali, Tagalog, Thai and Urdu)

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Application for Social Security Allowance Guidance Notes

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Guangdong Scheme Leaflet

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Guangdong Scheme Leaflet (in Hindi, Indonesian, Nepali, Tagalog, Thai and Urdu)

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Application for Guangdong Scheme Guidance Notes
 

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Fujian Scheme Leaflet
 

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Leaflet of One-year Special One-off Arrangement under Fujian Scheme
 

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Application for Fujian Scheme Guidance Notes
 

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Pamphlet on Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme and Social Security Allowance Scheme - Residence requirements for applicants and permissible limits of absence from Hong Kong during receipt of payment
 

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Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme Leaflet

 

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Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Scheme Leaflet 

 

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Leaflet on Emergency Relief

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Emergency Relief Fund Leaflet 

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A Guide to Social Security Appeals


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Leaflet on Addresses and Telephone Numbers of Social Security Field Units of Social Welfare Department
 

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Annual Reports

Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Boards Annual Report

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Available on Homepage

Traffic Accident Victims Assistance Fund Annual Report


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Emergency Relief Fund Annual Report by the Trustee


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Social Security Appeal Board Annual Report


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Reports

Report on  Review of the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme (December 1998)


 

For inspection on request, free of charge

Available on Homepage

 

 

REHABILITATION AND MEDICAL SOCIAL SERVICES

Availability

Rehabilitation Services

Marketing Consultancy Office (Rehabilitation)


Available on Homepage

Guide to 'Enhancing Employment of People with Disabilities through Small Enterprise' Project


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Information Note on the Central Fund for Personal Computer (I)

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Information Note on the Jockey Club IT Scheme for People with Visual Impairment (I)


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Manual of Procedures for Central Referral System for Rehabilitation Services

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Manual of Procedures for Central Referral System for Rehabilitation Services - Subsystem for Disabled Pre-schoolers

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Manual of Procedures on Standardised Assessment Mechanism for Residential Services for People with Disabilities

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CRSRehab Waiting List Information Update 

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Leaflets on Rehabilitation Services
 

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Available on Homepage


Leaflets on Subvented Pre-school Rehabilitation Services
 

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List of Subvented Rehabilitation Service Units

Available on Homepage

Medical Social Services

Information Leaflet on Medical Social Services 

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List of Medical Social Services Units/SWD   

 Available on Homepage  

List of Medical Social Services Units/HA


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SUBVENTIONS

Availability

Lump Sum Grant Manual (October 2016)

 Available on Homepage

Guide to Social Welfare Subventions 

Copy available at cost

Leading Your NGOs - Corporate Governance (June 2002)

(A Reference Guide for NGO Boards)


Available on Homepage

Guide to Corporate Governance for Subvented Organisations (June 2015) (Second edition)


Available on Homepage

Guide to Corporate Governance for Subvented Organisations (Executive Summmary) (June 2015) (Second edition)


Available on Homepage

Good Practice in Service Management 

(i)   Best Practice Checklist - Governance  

      and Internal Control in

      Non - Governmental Organisations      

Available on Homepage 

(ii)  An Advisory Guideline on Preventing the Misuse of
    
      Charities for Terrorist Financing
    
      (September 2018) - Appendix

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(iii) Best Practice Checklist - Strengthening

      Integrity and Accountability   

      - Government  Funding Schemes   

      - Grantee's Guidebook 

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(iv)  SQS Benchmarking Study Report

       (February 2003) (Chinese Version Only)

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(v)  Best Practice Manual

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(vi)  Social Welfare Development Fund

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Service Performance Monitoring

(i) Performance Assessment Manual 

     (September 2012)

Available on Homepage

(ii) Service Quality Standards

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(iii) Funding and Service Agreements

      (Samples) and Service Documents

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Project Planning

Planned Social Welfare Services

 

Available on Homepage 

Vacant Public Housing Non-residential Premises and Vacant School Premises under the Management of Lands Department
 

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Schedule of Accommodation 
 

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Lotteries Fund 

 

Lotteries Fund Manual and Circulars

Available on Homepage 

Reference Furniture & Equipment List

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Charitable Fund-raising Control

Good Practice Guide on Charitable Fund-raising

Available on Homepage

Guidance Note on Internal Financial Controls for Charitable Fund-raising Activities 

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Recently Approved Charitable Fund-raising Activities in Public Places (including Flag Days)

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YOUTH and CORRECTIONS

 

Availability

Youth Services

 

List of Children and Youth Centres (CYCs)


Available on Homepage

List of Integrated Children and Youth Services Centres (ICYSCs)


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List of NGOs Providing Community Support Service Scheme (CSSS)


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List of Service Units Providing Fee Waiving Subsidies under After School Care Programme (ASCP)


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List of Service Units Providing Fee Waiving Subsidies under Enhanced After School Care Programme


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List of NGOs Providing School Social Work Service


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List of District Youth Outreaching Social Work Teams


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List of Youth Outreaching Teams


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List of NGOs Providing Overnight Outreaching Services for Young Night Drifters


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List of NGOs - Family Support Networking Teams


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Information on Hotline Service for Youth at Risk  27778899


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List of Subvented Residential Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Centres and Halfway Houses


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List of Counselling Centres for Psychotropic Substance Abusers


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List of Centres for Drug Counselling 


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Community Development
 

List of Non-governmental Organisations Community Centres (NGO/CCs)

Available on Homepage

List of NGOs Operating Neighbourhood Level Community Development Projects

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List of Care and Support Networking Team
 

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Corrections

 

Information on Probation Service

 

Available on Homepage

Information on Community Service Orders Scheme

 

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Information on Post-Release Supervision of Prisoners Scheme

 

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Information on Young Offender Assessment Panel

 

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Information on Correctional/Residential Home

 


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Information on Residential Service for Young Probationers and High-risk Youth
 

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Information on Services for Ex-offenders and Discharged Prisoners

 

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Support Services

 

Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged

 

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Central Office for Volunteer Service

 

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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Availability

Staff Development and Training

Social Work Training Fund (Annual Report)


Available on Homepage

Social Work Manpower Requirements System Annual Report 


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CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

 Availability

 


Books / Booklets
 

 

Learning Through Challenges : CPSS Casebook by Clinical Psychologists


(in Chinese Only)

 

Available on Homepage

 

I Want To End It All

(in Chinese Only)

 

Available on Homepage

 

Opportunities in the Integrated Child Care Service :
Case Studies by Clinical Psychologists

(in Chinese Only)

 

Available on Homepage

 

10 Common Parenting Problems for
Pre-school Children

(in Chinese Only)

 

Available on Homepage


10 Common Parenting Problems for
Primary Schoolers Booklets

(in Chinese Only)


 

Available on Homepage


Rainy Sunshine
Supporting the families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder

(in Chinese Only) 

 

Available on Homepage

 

 

Pamphlets

 


What is Psychotherapy ?


(in 8 languages including English, Chinese, Indonesian, Tagalog, Nepalese, Thai, Hindi and Urdu)
 

Available on Homepage


Custody Evaluation

 

(in English and Chinese)

 

Available on Homepage


Trauma Clinic



(in Chinese Only)

 

Available on Homepage


Anger Management for Children (1)


(in Chinese Only)

 

Available on Homepage


Anger Management for Children (2)


(in Chinese Only)

 

Available on Homepage


Hurt

(in Chinese Only)

 

Available on Homepage


Central Psychological Support Service
(Pre-school Service)

(in English and Chinese)

 

Available on Homepage


Emotional Intelligence

(in Chinese Only)

 

Available on Homepage


Frequently Asked Questions about Access

(in English and Chinese)

 

Available on Homepage


Others
 


Thought Pieces by Clinical Psychologists

(in English and Chinese)


 

Available on Homepage


Clinical Psychological Support Service (Preschool)
- Parenting Talk Series

 

(in Chinese Only)

 

Available on Homepage

 

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Pamphlet

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Information Note

 

If members of the public wish to inspect the information which is available for inspection on request, they may call the Access to Information Office of the Department ( Tel : 2892 5619 ) to obtain the name and address of the service unit which is holding such information. Instead of inspecting the information in person, members of the public can also choose to obtain a copy after paying the photocopying charge.

Many of the pamphlets and information notes which are for distribution free of charge can be obtained at the 11 District Social Welfare Offices, various Integrated Family Service Centres and other SWD offices located throughout Hong Kong.

Information pamphlets on social security schemes are available free of charge at all the Social Security Field Units.

Information on various types of social welfare services provided by the Social Welfare Department are set out in other parts of this homepage for the Department.

Information on child care centres is also available at the Child Care Centres Advisory Inspectorate on 23/F, Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai ( Enquiry : 2835 2016 ).

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