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2017-12-28 Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged and its Dedicated Portion for Implementing After-school Learning and Support Programmes open for new round of application
2017-12-20 CSSA caseload for November 2017
2017-12-15 DSW and SWD Choir join in carol singing to raise funds for disadvantaged children
2017-12-10 SWD to invite applications for 19th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2017-12-09 Government strives to promote volunteer services
2017-12-01 SWD raises foster care allowances
2017-11-22 CSSA caseload for October 2017
2017-11-12 Special discounts and concessions on Senior Citizens Day next Sunday
2017-10-25 CSSA caseload for September 2017
2017-10-22 SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2017-09-28 Eligibility criteria to be relaxed for Training Subsidy Programme for Children on the Waiting List of Subvented Pre-school Rehabilitation Services next month
2017-09-23 Tuen Mun Children and Juvenile Home celebrates its 10th anniversary and launch of extended site
2017-09-20 CSSA caseload for August 2017
2017-09-14 Opportunities for the Elderly Project builds neighbourhood support networks and age-friendly community
2017-09-10 SWD to invite applications for 18th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2017-08-31 Third Report of Child Fatality Review Panel released
2017-08-23 CSSA caseload for July 2017
2017-07-24 SWD invites eligible elderly persons to apply for additional 2 000 vouchers under Second Phase of Pilot Scheme on Community Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2017-07-19 CSSA caseload for June 2017
2017-07-14 SWD invites eligible elderly persons to apply for second batch of vouchers under Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2017-07-09 400 places under Navigation Scheme for Young Persons in Care Services available for application
2017-06-21 CSSA caseload for May 2017
2017-06-20 SWD Working Group commences review of ordinances and codes of practice for residential care homes
2017-06-19 SWD invites applications for Enrolled Nurse Training Programme for Welfare Sector 2017-18
2017-06-14 SWD to re-launch one-year Special One-off Arrangement under the Guangdong Scheme in July
2017-06-12 Social Security recipients to get one-off additional payment this month
2017-06-11 SWD to invite applications for 17th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2017-05-24 CSSA caseload for April 2017
2017-05-19 Upward adjustment of asset limits for Old Age Living Allowance and Guangdong Scheme with retrospective effect from May 1
2017-05-07 Families commended for selfless devotion to foster care service
2017-05-02 Deadline approaching for 2018-19 flag day applications
2017-04-26 CSSA caseload for March 2017
2017-04-23 SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2017-04-18 Applications for flag days in 2018-19
2017-03-30 Flag days in 2017-18
2017-03-22 CSSA caseload for February 2017
2017-03-17 Relaxation of asset limits for existing Old Age Living Allowance and Guangdong Scheme
2017-03-12 SWD to invite applications for 16th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2017-02-23 SWD invites eligible elderly persons to apply for first batch of vouchers under Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2017-02-22 CSSA caseload for January 2017
2017-02-13 SWD launches Elderly Information Website
2017-01-25 Arrangement for relatives of elderly persons applying for CSSA on their own to make declarations on financial support to be abolished in February
2017-01-25 CSSA caseload for December 2016
2017-01-21 DSW has joyful time with children and adolescents under guardianship
2017-01-18 DSW, Tang Shiu Kin and Ho Tim Charitable Fund celebrate Lunar New Year with elderly
2017-01-16 Construction works of SWD's first Integrated Rehabilitation Services Complex under its full supervision commence
2017-01-16 Welfare allowances to be adjusted upwards in February