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- Small Group Home for Mildly Mentally Handicapped Children / Integrated Small Group Home (SGH(MMHC) / ISGH)

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Small Group Home for Mildly Mentally Handicapped Children / Integrated Small Group Home

Service Description
It provides home-like residential care service to school-age children with mild mental handicap whose families cannot give them adequate care. There are two modes of operation either in a group of 8 children with mild mental handicap or in a mix of one mildly mentally handicapped child to seven ordinary children.

Eligibility for the Service
Mildly mentally handicapped children aged 6-18 who are:

$d orphaned or not receiving adequate care from parents or relatives; or
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Application Procedures
Referrals can be made by social workers 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
The service is provided free-of-charge.

List of Small Group Homes for Mildly MMHC 
Addresses and telephone numbers can be downloaded here.
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List of Integrated Small Group Homes for Mildly MMHC
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