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- Professional Support Team to Parents / Relatives Resource Centre

Professional Support Team to Parents / Relatives Resource Centre

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Service Description

The Professional Support Team to Parents / Relatives Resource Centre (PST) provides support services, including information, emotional support and guidance through networking with designated Parents / Relatives Resource Centres (PRCs), for parents / guardians / family members of pre-school children assessed or suspected to have special needs.

The following range of services should be provided –

(a)

Parents Support Programmes
Through networking with PRCs, Parents Support Programmes (PSPs), including educational and support groups, talks, workshops, programmes, and parent-child group trainings, will be provided by speech therapists / occupational therapists / physiotherapists / special child care workers / social workers in order to equip the parents / guardians / family members with knowledge and skills to enhance their acceptance and understanding of their children.


(b)

Telephone Enquiry Service

Telephone Enquiry Service (TES) will provide information of related social services to parents / guardians / family members and help them to understand the children’s present developmental stage and needs, and give them practical advices to get necessary services.  TES will also provide emotional support and guidance to the parents / guardians / family members, with a view to helping them to accept and care for their children, and refer the children and their parents / guardians / family members to receive relevant services as needed.

 

$d Target Group and Eligibility Criteria

The target group of PST is parents / guardians / family members of pre-school children assessed or suspected to have special needs.  Priority will be given to parents / guardians / family members of children waitlisting for pre-school rehabilitation services (i.e. Early Education and Training Centre, Special Child Care Centre, and Integrated Programme in Kindergarten-cum-Child Care Centre).

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Application Procedures

Parents / guardians / family members of pre-school children assessed or suspected to have special needs can be referred by designated PRCs or directly apply to PST for participation in PSPs.

$d Fees and Charge

TES is free-of-charge.  Service charges for PSPs are based on different nature of services and activities provided.
 
$d Opening Hours
 
(a) Office  
Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 1:00pm
 
(b) TES  
Monday – Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

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Contact Means
Name of Service Unit:

SAHK Professional Support Team to Parents / Relatives Resource Centre

Address: 1 – 2A, Wang Fu House, Wang Tau Hom Estate, Kowloon
 
Telephone Number: 2338 5350 (Office)
  2668 2250 (TES)
 
$d List of Designated Parents / Relatives Resource Centre

Address and Telephone Number of Designated PRCs can be downloaded here:
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