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- Opportunities for the Elderly Project (OEP)

Opportunities for the Elderly Project

     
Background  
 

To take forward the Government's policy objective of 'Promoting a Sense of Worthiness among the Elders', the Social Welfare Department (SWD) launched the 'Opportunities for the Elderly Project' (OEP) in 1998-1999 with funding support from the Lotteries Fund. Since April 2003, the OEP has become regularised. Through subsidising various social service organisations, district organisations, and educational institutes, etc., to carry out a wide range of programmes, the OEP has been providing various opportunities for the elderly persons to unleash their potentials, further their contribution to society and cultivate a sense of self-worthiness. In order to enhance the project continuity and intensify the service outcome, the OEP has since 2012 adopted the biennial theme and extended the duration of projects from one year to two years.

Theme  
  The theme in 2020-22 is “Promoting Well-being through Active Ageing, Enhancing Inter-generational Harmony with Love and Respect”. We will continue to encourage the elderly to take an active part in a variety of community activities so that they may unleash their potentials and apply their new knowledge and skills to serving and contributing to the community, thereby living their life to the fullest. We will also promote the spirit of care and mutual help, and foster social harmony to ensure that the elderly enjoy their golden years. Poster for 2020-2022 Opportunities for the Elderly Project
 
 

Booklet of Opportunities for the Elderly Projects for 2021-2022 can be downloaded here (in Chinese version only):
 
- Booklet for Opportunities for the Elderly Project
PDF Document(Acrobat document)  

 

   
 

 

Theme Song of Opportunities for the Elderly Project (in Cantonese version only) can be downloaded here for non-commercial usage.


MP3 File Evergreen 

 

To implement the OEP projects, concerned groups or organizations can download the logo of the 'Opportunities for the Elderly Project' for promotion and publicity purposes.


AI Document (Adobe Illustrator Document) JPEG Document (JPEG Document)

 
 


 


Organizations granted Opportunities for the Elderly Project funding can download the following forms (in Chinese version only): 

   
   
   (1) 1-year project ( 2021-22)(1) 1-year project (2021-22)     
   
  Appendix 1: Confirmation reply
  PDF Document(Acrobat document)   Word Document(MS Word Doc
   
  Appendix 2: Application for change of programme plan /
                        Notification for change of information
  PDF Document(Acrobat document)   Word Document(MS Word Doc
   
  Appendix 3: Evaluation Report
  PDF Document(Acrobat document)  Word Document (MS Word Doc
 
 
Appendix 4: Financial Report
PDF Document(Acrobat document)  Word Document (MS Word DocExcel Document  (MS Excel Doc) 



















































 
 
Sample of Financial Report
 Excel Document  (MS Excel Doc) 

Appendix 5A: Budget on usage of surplus
PDF Document(Acrobat document)  Word Document (MS Word Doc

Appendix 5B: Financial Report on usage of surplus
PDF Document(Acrobat document)  Word Document (MS Word Doc


(2) 2-year project (2020-22)

Appendix 1B: Confirmation reply for Second Stage
PDF Document(Acrobat document)  Word Document (MS Word Doc

Appendix 2: Application for change of programme plan /
          Notification for change of information
PDF Document(Acrobat document)  Word Document (MS Word Doc


Appendix 3B: Evaluation Report for Final Stage
PDF Document(Acrobat document)  Word Document (MS Word Doc


Appendix 4B: Financial Report for Final Stage
PDF Document(Acrobat document)  Word Document (MS Word DocExcel Document  (MS Excel Doc) 

Sample of Financial Report for Final Stage
Excel Document  (MS Excel Doc) 

Appendix 5A: Budget on usage of surplus
PDF Document(Acrobat document)  Word Document (MS Word Doc

Appendix 5B: Financial Report on usage of surplus
PDF Document(Acrobat document)  Word Document (MS Word Doc



The 2-year project information (2020-22) can be downloaded here (in Chinese version only)
PDF Document(Acrobat document)


The 1-year project information (2021-22) can be downloaded here (in Chinese version only)
PDF Document
(Acrobat document)
 
 
   
 
Enquiry
 

Please contact the Opportunities for the Elderly Project Office, Social Welfare Department at 4/F Tai Po Complex, 8 Heung Sze Wui Street, Tai Po, New Territories.
Tel. no.: 3183 9099
Fax no.: 2350 0258
Email: oepenq@swd.gov.hk

 

Operating Hours: Monday to Friday 8:45am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 6:00pm (lunch break: 1:00pm to 2:00pm).  Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday.