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2018-12-28 SWD launches Special Needs Trust service
2018-12-28 Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged and its Dedicated Portion for Implementing After-school Learning and Support Programmes open for new round of application
2018-12-19 CSSA caseload for November 2018
2018-12-16 SWD to invite applications for 23rd batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2018-12-15 SWD launches public education programme to enhance understanding of dementia
2018-12-14 DSW and SWD Choir sing to raise funds for disadvantaged children
2018-12-02 Volunteer Movement yields encouraging results over past 20 years
2018-11-30 SWD hotline supports members of the public affected by Tsing Yi traffic accident
2018-11-22 Innovation and Technology Fund for Application in Elderly and Rehabilitation Care to open for application next month
2018-11-21 CSSA caseload for October 2018
2018-11-11 Special discounts and concessions on Senior Citizens Day next Sunday
2018-11-08 OEP achieves remarkable results over past 20 years
2018-11-06 Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit to be held this month
2018-10-28 SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2018-10-24 CSSA caseload for September 2018
2018-10-18 SWD launches Information Website for RCHDs
2018-09-19 CSSA caseload for August 2018
2018-09-09 SWD to invite applications for 22nd batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2018-08-31 SWD invites eligible elderly to apply for additional vouchers under Second Phase of Pilot Scheme on Community Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2018-08-28 Students on CSSA to get one-off grant
2018-08-28 SWD cordially invites residential property management companies to join hand in supporting elderly persons
2018-08-22 CSSA caseload for July 2018
2018-08-15 SWD invites eligible elderly persons to apply for fourth batch of vouchers under Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2018-08-10 SWD revokes Public Subscription Permit of Hong Kong Association of the Deaf
2018-07-25 CSSA caseload for June 2018
2018-07-16 SWD intends to revoke Public Subscription Permit issued to Hong Kong Association of the Deaf for organising territory-wide flag day
2018-07-06 SWD's response to media enquiries
2018-06-20 CSSA caseload for May 2018
2018-06-12 Social security recipients to get one-off extra allowance this month
2018-06-10 SWD to invite applications for 21st batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2018-06-01 Higher Old Age Living Allowance launched
2018-05-23 CSSA caseload for April 2018
2018-05-02 Second phase application for Higher Old Age Living Allowance - postal submission starts
2018-04-30 Deadline approaching for 2019-20 flag day applications
2018-04-25 CSSA caseload for March 2018
2018-04-24 Special one-off arrangement under Guangdong Scheme to expire at end of June
2018-04-22 SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2018-04-16 Applications for flag days in 2019-20
2018-04-03 SWD makes arrangements for the elderly to apply for Higher Old Age Living Allowance by phases from today
2018-03-29 Flag days in 2018-19
2018-03-21 CSSA caseload for February 2018
2018-03-11 SWD to invite applications for 20th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2018-03-06 Fujian Scheme opens for application from today
2018-02-28 CSSA caseload for January 2018
2018-02-08 Government encourages young persons to join social welfare care services in building a caring and inclusive society
2018-02-07 Special arrangement for child care centres and youth centres
2018-02-06 DSW joins members of Tang Shiu Kin and Ho Tim Charitable Fund to celebrate Lunar New Year with elderly
2018-02-03 Children and adolescents under guardianship commended for outstanding performance
2018-01-26 Welfare allowances to be adjusted upwards in February
2018-01-24 CSSA caseload for December 2017
2018-01-16 SWD invites eligible elderly persons to apply for third batch of vouchers under Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2018-01-15 SWD invites applications for Enrolled Nurse Training Programme for Welfare Sector 2018-19