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- Integrated Children and Youth Services Centres (ICYSCs)

Integrated Children and Youth Services Centres (ICYSCs)

$d Service Description

Integrated Children and Youth Services Centres (ICYSCs) provide a wide range of services including children and youth centre services, outreaching social work and school social work services under one management to meet the multifarious needs of children and youth aged 6-24.With the flexibility in deploying manpower and other resources and through adopting different service models/approaches, ICYSCs provide four core programmes, i.e. guidance and counselling, supportive service for young people in disadvantaged circumstances, socialisation programmes and development of social responsibility and competence. Non-core programmes such as drop-in service, interest groups, summer youth programmes and study/reading room service are also provided to offer opportunities for children and youth to spend their leisure time constructively.

$d Study Room

The service information of study room and the list of study rooms in various districts over the territory can be obtained from the following web site of the Education Bureau:

$d Application Procedures

All children and youth can approach the ICYSCs direct for enquiry and application.

$d Fees and Charges

The annual membership fee is $29 while the programme fee is subject to the nature of activities and the cost incurred.

$d Operating Hours of Integrated Children and Youth Services Centres (ICYSCs) 

Generally speaking, ICYSCs have different operating hours and there are three types of sessions, i.e. morning session (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.), afternoon session (2 p.m. to 6 p.m.) and evening session (7 p.m. to 10 p.m.).  Given the centres' operating are subject to change to suit operational needs, please contact individual centre for exact operating hours.

$d List of Integrated Children and Youth Services Centres (ICYSCs)

At present, there are 139 ICYSCs over the territory. The name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address of the ICYSCs can be downloaded here:

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