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- Hostel for Moderately Mentally Handicapped Persons (HMMH)

Hostel for Moderately Mentally Handicapped Persons

Service Description
It provides home living for persons with moderate mental handicap who are capable of basic self-care but lack adequate daily living skills to live independently in the community.

Eligibility for the Service
Moderately mentally handicapped persons who are:

aged 15 or above;
  physically and mentally suitable for group living; 
physically healthy with no active infectious disease; and
v actively occupied in or being arranged for admission to day placement.

Application Procedures
Referrals can be made by social workers and staff of rehabilitation service units to the Central Referral System for Rehabilitation Services of the Social Welfare Department.  The application is free of charge.  The applicant should report to the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) immediately in case anyone offers to assist in application for residential placement in return for remuneration.  Attempted bribery by any person is also an offence in law, SWD will refer the case to ICAC for investigation.

Fees and Charges
$1,481 per month for 50% disabled adults
$1,559 per month for 100% disabled adults / Disability Allowance recipients

List of Hostel for Moderately Mentally Handicapped Persons
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List of Hostel for Moderately Mentally Handicapped Persons cum Sheltered Workshop/Integrated Vocational Rehabilitation Services Centre 
Addresses and telephone numbers can be downloaded here.
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