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- Overnight Outreaching Service for Young Night Drifters (YNDs)

Overnight Outreaching Service for Young Night Drifters

$d Introduction

To address the needs of young night drifters (YNDs) in a more comprehensive manner, the Government has extended the service hours and service focus of 18 Integrated Children and Youth Services Centres for the purpose of providing overnight outreaching service for YNDs on a territory-wide basis from September 2001 onwards.

The 18 designated Integrated Children and Youth Services Centres are provided with additional manpower and recurrent as well as non-recurrent funding to purchase 7-seater vans and mobile phones while organising activities for YND to facilitate service delivery in extended service hours. 

$d Operating Hours of Overnight Outreaching Service for Young Night Drifters

Generally speaking, Overnight Outreaching Teams for Young Night Drifters (YNDs) have different operating hours.  The general operating hours are from 10 p.m. at night to 6 a.m. in the morning.  Given the YNDs operating hours are subject to change to suit operational needs, please contact individual YND for exact operating hours.

$d List of Agencies Providing Services for Young Night Drifters

The name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address of the agencies providing overnight outreaching services for young night drifters can be downloaded here: 

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