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- Integrated Children and Youth Services Centres (ICYSCs)

Integrated Children and Youth Services Centres (ICYSCs)

Service Description
 
The Integrated Children and Youth Services Centres (ICYSCs) adopt a total person and community approach to meet the multifarious needs of children and youth aged 6-24 in specific catchment areas. ICYSCs provide professional social work intervention (preventive, developmental, supportive and remedial services) in working with children and youth, their significant others as well as the community.
 
Through the flexible application of social work intervention strategies (including casework, group work and community work) in different platforms (i.e. centre, school,or community), forging strategic alliance and making use of information technology(wherever appropriate), the following programmes are provided by ICYSCs-
  • guidance and counselling;
  • supportive programmes;
  • developmental and socialisation programmes; and
  • community engagement programmes.
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:
http://www.edb.gov.hk/index.aspx?nodeid=233&langno=1

Application Procedures
 

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

Fees and Charges
 

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

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.

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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