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Integrated Vocational Rehabilitation Services Centre

To provide persons with disabilities with one-stop integrated and seamless vocational rehabilitation services specially designed to accommodate the limitations arising from their disabilities, in which they can be provided with work training, develop their social and economic potential, achieve upward mobility in vocational rehabilitation, and be prepared for potential advancement to open employment

Vocational skills training comprises centre-based training such as simple processing, assembling and packaging, desk-top publishing and laundry service, and outdoor work training such as car-washing, office cleaning, delivery services, retailing and leaflet distribution;
Job finding and matching, coaching and follow-through support;
On the job training includes job attachment, job trial and post-placement services;
Retraining and other vocational training services; and
Allowance-generating work skills training (training allowance is in general calculated according to the kind of job training and the trainees' participation)

Persons with disabilities who are aged 15 or above in need of vocational training or support to take up open employment 

Referrals can be made by school social workers, medical social workers, family caseworkers and staff of rehabilitation service units to the Central Referral System for Rehabilitation Services, Social Welfare Department
Referrers or applicants can also approach the service units for direct application
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 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
Please contact the service units or the Rehabilitation and Medical Social Services Branch of the Social Welfare Department at 3586 3425 or 3586 3648
There is no employer-employee relationship between the service units and the trainees

List of Integrated Vocational Rehabilitation Services Centre
Addresses and telephone numbers can be downloaded here
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