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Press Releases Fourth Quarter
DateTitle
2023-12-20Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged and its Dedicated Portion for implementing After-school Learning and Support Programmes open for new round of applications
2023-12-19CSSA caseload for November 2023
2023-12-01Social Welfare Department enhances support for carers through expanding respite service network for elderly persons
2023-11-30Information Gateway for Carers launches today
2023-11-22SWD spares no effort in combating fraud cases in relation to Traffic Accident Victims Assistance
2023-11-16CSSA caseload for October 2023
2023-11-12Special discounts and concessions offered for Senior Citizens Day on November 19
2023-11-04 SWD holds fun day for foster families to show appreciation for foster parents
2023-11-0120 projects commended in celebration of 25th anniversary of OEP
2023-10-27Strive and Rise Programme starts recruiting second cohort
2023-10-19 CSSA caseload for September 2023
2023-10-01Regularisation of four financial assistance schemes under Community Care Fund to support carers or persons with disabilities
2022-12-31New isolation arrangements for infected RCH residents and target users of holding centres
2022-12-25Halls 9 and 6 of AWE converted to holding centres
2022-12-22SLW visits HKBPE to show support for participating social enterprises and rehabilitation service units
2022-12-22Quarantine centres at AWE to convert to holding centres
2022-12-17SWD's statement in response to completion of first phase report from independent review committee commissioned by Po Leung Kuk
2022-12-16CSSA caseload for November 2022
2022-12-15Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged and its Dedicated Portion for implementing After-school Learning and Support Programmes open for new round of applications
2022-12-13Missing elderly person in holding centre located
2022-12-13SWD announces missing elderly person incident at holding centre
2022-12-13Latest arrangements on SWD quarantine/holding centres
2022-12-09Three holding centres to commence operation
2022-12-03Speech by DSW at summary and sharing session of training workshops on spirit of 20th National Congress of CPC for local social welfare sector (Chinese only)
2022-12-03Summary and sharing session of training workshops on spirit of 20th National Congress of CPC for local social welfare sector concludes successfully
2022-11-23Three quarantine/holding centres to commence operation
2022-11-20SWD holds ceremony on Child Protection Day cum 20th Anniversary of Publicity Campaign "Strengthening Families and Combating Violence" to appeal for child protection
2022-11-18Holding centre at Harbour Road Sports Centre to commence operation on November 25
2022-11-17CSSA caseload for October 2022
2022-11-17Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities accepts applications all year round
2022-11-14Social Welfare Department alerts public to fraudulent emails
2022-11-13Special discounts and concessions offered for Senior Citizens Day on November 20
2022-11-11Appropriate relaxation arrangements on visitation and group outings for residential care homes
2022-11-09 SWD holds OEP Award Presentation Ceremony to promote positive ageing
2022-10-20CSSA caseload for September 2022
2022-10-13Holding centre at Harbour Road Sports Centre to cease operation on October 20
2022-10-08Statement by Social Welfare Department on Po Leung Kuk's announcement to establish independent review committee
2021-12-3144th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-12-29Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged and its Dedicated Portion for implementing After-school Learning and Support Programmes open for new round of applications
2021-12-28SWD's response to media enquiries on suspected child abuse case
2021-12-2443rd round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-12-22SWD appeals for public support for social enterprises and rehabilitation service units at HKBPE (with photos)
2021-12-1742nd round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-12-16CSSA caseload for November 2021
2021-12-12Government calls for concerted efforts to build dementia-friendly community
2021-12-10Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities accepts applications all year round
2021-12-1041st round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-12-0340th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-11-2639th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-11-23 Fifth Report of Child Fatality Review Panel released
2021-11-1938th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-11-16CSSA caseload for October 2021
2021-11-14Special discounts and concessions offered on Senior Citizens Day on November 21
2021-11-1237th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-11-0536th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-11-04Event celebrates first anniversary of OEP Day
2021-10-2935th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-10-2234th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-10-21CSSA caseload for September 2021
2021-10-1333rd round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-10-0832nd round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2020-12-29Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged and its Dedicated Portion for implementing After-school Learning and Support Programmes open for new round of application
2020-12-28SWD launches third round of Child Care Centre Special Grant
2020-12-24Third round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2020-12-23Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities accepts applications all year round
2020-12-23SWD implements programme to purchase premises for provision of welfare facilities
2020-12-22SWD launches Time-limited Programme on Enhancing Infection Control and Ventilation of Residential Care Homes
2020-12-21Special arrangements for child care centre and special child care centre services
2020-12-17CSSA caseload for November 2020
2020-12-12 Second round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2020-12-04Two Temporary Testing Centres dedicated for residential care home staff set up
2020-12-04Residential care home staff may choose to undergo tests at mobile specimen collection stations
2020-12-01 Staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes required to undergo compulsory testing
2020-11-30SWD to extend time-limited arrangement on relaxation of CSSA asset limits for able-bodied persons for six months till May 2021
2020-11-30Special arrangements for subsidised welfare services and services of Social Welfare Department
2020-11-27One-off ex-gratia cash allowance for locally confirmed COVID-19 patients opens for application from today
2020-11-20Special arrangements for child care centre and special child care centre services
2020-11-19Special scheme on delivering prescription medications to Hong Kong people in Guangdong and Fujian with urgent need for medications to cease shortly
2020-11-17CSSA caseload for October 2020
2020-11-12Special arrangements for child care centre and special child care centre services
2020-11-05Live webcast of OEP Award Presentation Ceremony promotes intergenerational harmony
2020-11-02SWD launches new round of Anti-virus Coating Spray Subsidy for residential care homes for the elderly, residential care homes for persons with disabilities and day care units of elderly and rehabilitation services
2020-10-20CSSA caseload for September 2020
2020-10-20Fourth round of COVID-19 testing for RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes commences
2020-10-09Scheme on Relief Grants for Interest Class Instructors Hired by Organisations Subvented by the Social Welfare Department (Phase 2) opens for application
2020-10-06SWD launches second round of Child Care Centre Special Grant
2019-12-27Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged and its Dedicated Portion for Implementing After-school Learning and Support Programmes open for new round of application
2019-12-23SWD's response to media enquiries on disbursement of donations from charities to victims of traffic accident
2019-12-18CSSA caseload for November 2019
2019-12-18SWD launches residential respite services and emergency placement vacancy enquiry system
2019-11-24Members of the public may take children/family members to care centres as usual tomorrow
2019-11-20CSSA caseload for October 2019
2019-11-20Facebook page for Enhancing Employment of People with Disabilities through Small Enterprise Project launched
2019-11-18SWD urges public not to take children/family members to care centres from November 19 to 24
2019-11-17SWD urges the public not to take children / family members to care centres tomorrow
2019-11-14SWD responds to online appeal regarding meal delivery services for the elderly
2019-11-14SWD urges public not to take children/family members to care centres from November 15 to 17
2019-11-14SWD urges public not to take children/family members to care centres today
2019-11-13SWD urges the public not to take children/family members to care centres tomorrow
2019-11-10Special discounts and concessions offered on Senior Citizens Day next Sunday
2019-11-01Sixteen OEP projects commended
2019-10-31Implementation of Old Age Living Allowance under Guangdong Scheme and Fujian Scheme and one-year special one-off arrangement
2019-10-30SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2019-10-23CSSA caseload for September 2019
2018-12-28Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged and its Dedicated Portion for Implementing After-school Learning and Support Programmes open for new round of application
2018-12-28SWD launches Special Needs Trust service
2018-12-19CSSA caseload for November 2018
2018-12-16SWD to invite applications for 23rd batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2018-12-15SWD launches public education programme to enhance understanding of dementia
2018-12-14DSW and SWD Choir sing to raise funds for disadvantaged children
2018-12-02Volunteer Movement yields encouraging results over past 20 years
2018-11-30SWD hotline supports members of the public affected by Tsing Yi traffic accident
2018-11-22Innovation and Technology Fund for Application in Elderly and Rehabilitation Care to open for application next month
2018-11-21CSSA caseload for October 2018
2018-11-11Special discounts and concessions on Senior Citizens Day next Sunday
2018-11-08OEP achieves remarkable results over past 20 years
2018-11-06Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit to be held this month
2018-10-28SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2018-10-24CSSA caseload for September 2018
2018-10-18SWD launches Information Website for RCHDs
2017-12-28Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged and its Dedicated Portion for Implementing After-school Learning and Support Programmes open for new round of application
2017-12-20CSSA caseload for November 2017
2017-12-15DSW and SWD Choir join in carol singing to raise funds for disadvantaged children
2017-12-10SWD to invite applications for 19th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2017-12-09Government strives to promote volunteer services
2017-12-01SWD raises foster care allowances
2017-11-22CSSA caseload for October 2017
2017-11-12Special discounts and concessions on Senior Citizens Day next Sunday
2017-10-25CSSA caseload for September 2017
2017-10-22SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2016-12-21CSSA caseload for November
2016-12-11SWD to invite applications for 15th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2016-12-07SWD decides to refuse Certificate of Exemption renewal application of private residential care home for persons with disabilities in Western district
2016-12-03Over 1 000 volunteers commended for selfless devotion in serving society
2016-12-01New round of application for Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged - Dedicated Portion for Implementing After-school Learning and Support Programmes launched
2016-11-23CSSA caseload for October
2016-11-13Special discounts and concessions on Senior Citizens Day next Sunday
2016-11-07SWD decides to revoke Certificate of Exemption of Bridge of Rehabilitation Company
2016-11-03Over 1,000 business corporations, welfare NGOs and schools commended for active participation in Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged projects
2016-10-23SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2016-10-20SWD intends to revoke Certificate of Exemption of private residential care home for persons with disabilities in Kwai Chung
2016-10-19CSSA caseload for September
2016-10-17SWD's response to enquiries relating to private residential care home for persons with disabilities
2016-10-07SWD's response to media enquiries on CSSA payment
2015-12-23CSSA caseload for November
2015-12-16DSW calls on people to show care and concern for neighbourhood and the needy during cold weather
2015-12-13SWD to invite applications for 11th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2015-12-05One thousand volunteers commended on International Volunteer Day
2015-12-01Businesses create harmonious workplaces to support outstanding employees with disabilities
2015-11-30SWD launches API to promote importance of continuing parental responsibility
2015-11-18CSSA caseload for October
2015-11-18Series of seminars and workshops under Envisioning Programme on the Best Practice Manual begins
2015-11-14Launching of Pilot Scheme on On-site Pre-school Rehabilitation Services this month
2015-11-10SWD "Priceless Family Ties - Love My Family" Facebook page officially launched
2015-11-08Senior Citizen Card Scheme catering concessions to be offered on Senior Citizens Day next Sunday
2015-10-31Government dedicated to promoting neighbourhood support to build age-friendly community
2015-10-25SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2015-10-21CSSA caseload for September
2015-10-15SWD commends about 40 corporations and NGOs for actively promoting volunteering
2014-12-24CSSA caseload for November
2014-12-14DSW and SWD Choir join Carol Singing Festival 2014 to raise funds for disadvantaged children
2014-12-14SWD to invite applications for seventh batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2014-12-03DSW visits the needy during cold weather to show care and concern
2014-12-02SWD launches new API on prevention of domestic violence
2014-11-24Fifth batch of Child Development Fund projects to start early next year
2014-11-222014 Hong Kong Volunteer Award Presentation Ceremony
2014-11-19CSSA caseload for October
2014-11-12Promoting a Happy Work Place for people with disabilities to demonstrate their talents
2014-11-11SWD Senior Citizen Card 20th Anniversary Promotion Programme offers special concessions at food outlets
2014-11-02Two-year grace period of OALA to expire soon
2014-10-30Integrated Support Service for Persons with Severe Physical Disabilities opens for application
2014-10-23SWD invites applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2014-10-22CSSA caseload for September
2014-10-18Elderly people encouraged to lead fulfilling life and enhance intergenerational harmony

Press Releases Third Quarter
DateTitle
2023-09-27SWD invites applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2023-09-25Care the Carers Campaign launched
2023-09-19CSSA caseload for August 2023
2023-09-01Regularisation of Pilot Project on Tier 1 Support Services in Kindergartens/Kindergarten-cum-Child Care Centres
2023-09-01Regularisation of Pilot Scheme on Community Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2023-08-21SWD renders full assistance to SAHK on temporary relocation of LOHAS Garden
2023-08-17CSSA caseload for July 2023
2023-08-17SWD's response to Ombudsman's direct investigation report
2023-07-28Social Welfare Department expands Residential Care Services Scheme in Guangdong
2023-07-24SWD continues to follow up on abandoned child case
2023-07-18CSSA caseload for June 2023
2022-09-29Government releases Report of First Phase Review of Residential Child Care and Related Services
2022-09-28Latest progress of suspected child maltreatment incident in child care centre
2022-09-20SWD urges public to be alert to fraudulent calls and SMS messages
2022-09-19CSSA caseload for August 2022
2022-09-08Strive and Rise Programme starts recruitment of mentees
2022-09-05SWD urges public to be alert to fraudulent SMS message
2022-09-02Government updates testing requirements prior to visits to RCHs
2022-08-29Kai Tak Quarantine Centre to commence operation on September 2
2022-08-28Compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes
2022-08-24Holding centre at Harbour Road Sports Centre to commence operation on September 1
2022-08-21Holding Centre at Tin Shui Wai Sports Centre to commence operation on August 25
2022-08-1977th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes
2022-08-17CSSA caseload for July 2022
2022-08-1276th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes
2022-08-08SWD invites applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2022-08-0575th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes
2022-07-2974th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes
2022-07-28 Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities accepts applications all year round
2022-07-2673rd round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes
2022-07-21New visiting and staff testing arrangements for residential care homes
2022-07-2072nd round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes
2022-07-19CSSA caseload for June 2022
2022-07-11SWD thanks Mainland temporary contract care workers
2022-07-0170th and 71st rounds of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes
2021-09-3031st round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-09-2430th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-09-1729th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-09-16CSSA caseload for August 2021
2021-09-10Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities accepts applications all year round
2021-09-1028th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-09-0327th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-08-2726th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-08-2025th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-08-18CSSA caseload for July 2021
2021-08-1324th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-08-12Ninth batch of Child Development Fund projects open for applications
2021-08-0623rd round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-08-01Service boundaries and operators for Short-term Food Assistance Service updated
2021-07-3022nd round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-07-2221st round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-07-20CSSA caseload for June 2021
2021-07-0920th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-07-05SWD invites applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2020-09-29SWD commences programme to purchase premises for provision of welfare facilities
2020-09-17CSSA caseload for August 2020
2020-09-14SWD announces gradual resumption of subsidised welfare services
2020-09-11Services of Social Welfare Department to resume as normal
2020-09-04Special arrangements for services of Social Welfare Department
2020-09-03SWD announces gradual resumption of aided child care centre services and special child care centre services
2020-08-28Special arrangements for services of Social Welfare Department
2020-08-24SWD Social Security Assistant tests positive for COVID-19
2020-08-21Special arrangements for services of Social Welfare Department
2020-08-20SWD Clerical Assistant tests positive for COVID-19
2020-08-19CSSA caseload for July 2020
2020-08-13Special arrangements for services of Social Welfare Department
2020-08-06Special arrangements for services of Social Welfare Department
2020-07-30Special arrangements for services of Social Welfare Department
2020-07-28SWD Social Security Assistant tests positive for COVID-19
2020-07-26Assistant Social Work Officer tests positive for COVID-19
2020-07-23Special arrangements for services of Social Welfare Department
2020-07-20CSSA caseload for June 2020
2020-07-19Special arrangements for services of Social Welfare Department
2020-07-16Application period extended for Scheme on Relief Grants for Interest Class Instructors Hired by Organisations Subvented by the Social Welfare Department
2020-07-14Special arrangements for subsidised welfare services and services of Social Welfare Department
2019-09-18CSSA caseload for August 2019
2019-08-30SWD's statement on protest
2019-08-26SWD invites eligible elderly persons to apply for additional vouchers under Second Phase of Pilot Scheme on Community Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2019-08-24Government strives to build dementia friendly community
2019-08-21CSSA caseload for July 2019
2019-08-21Students on CSSA to get one-off grant
2019-08-15Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities accepts applications all-year round
2019-08-05社 署 助 理 署 長 就 不 合 作 運 動 有 關 影 響 記 者 會 開 場 發 言
2019-07-24CSSA caseload for June 2019
2019-07-03SWD appeals to people in need to seek help
2018-09-19CSSA caseload for August 2018
2018-09-09SWD to invite applications for 22nd batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2018-08-31SWD invites eligible elderly to apply for additional vouchers under Second Phase of Pilot Scheme on Community Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2018-08-28SWD cordially invites residential property management companies to join hand in supporting elderly persons
2018-08-28Students on CSSA to get one-off grant
2018-08-22CSSA caseload for July 2018
2018-08-15SWD invites eligible elderly persons to apply for fourth batch of vouchers under Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2018-08-10SWD revokes Public Subscription Permit of Hong Kong Association of the Deaf
2018-07-25CSSA caseload for June 2018
2018-07-16SWD intends to revoke Public Subscription Permit issued to Hong Kong Association of the Deaf for organising territory-wide flag day
2018-07-06SWD's response to media enquiries
2017-09-28Eligibility criteria to be relaxed for Training Subsidy Programme for Children on the Waiting List of Subvented Pre-school Rehabilitation Services next month
2017-09-23Tuen Mun Children and Juvenile Home celebrates its 10th anniversary and launch of extended site
2017-09-20CSSA caseload for August 2017
2017-09-14Opportunities for the Elderly Project builds neighbourhood support networks and age-friendly community
2017-09-10SWD to invite applications for 18th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2017-08-31Third Report of Child Fatality Review Panel released
2017-08-23CSSA caseload for July 2017
2017-07-24SWD invites eligible elderly persons to apply for additional 2 000 vouchers under Second Phase of Pilot Scheme on Community Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2017-07-19CSSA caseload for June 2017
2017-07-14SWD invites eligible elderly persons to apply for second batch of vouchers under Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2017-07-09400 places under Navigation Scheme for Young Persons in Care Services available for application
2016-09-30Government devoted to building age-friendly community to help elderly people lead a fruitful life
2016-09-21CSSA caseload for August
2016-09-11SWD to invite applications for 14th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2016-09-07SWD invites eligible elderly persons to join second phase of Pilot Scheme on Community Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2016-08-22CSSA caseload for July
2016-07-20CSSA caseload for June
2016-07-18Sixth batch of Child Development Fund projects to start early next year
2016-07-12Navigation Scheme helps youths turn new page in career through joining social welfare care services
2015-09-23CSSA caseload for August
2015-09-21SCS visits Social Welfare Department
2015-09-16SWD to invite applications for 10th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2015-09-15NGOs in welfare sector implement Best Practice Manual to enhance governance and move with the times
2015-08-27
2015-08-19CSSA caseload for July
2015-08-06SWD reminds members of the public to keep personal data secure
2015-08-03SWD enhances environmental cleanliness of welfare service units to tie in with "Keep Clean 2015@Hong Kong: Our Home" Campaign
2015-07-22CSSA caseload for June
2015-07-20Social Security recipients to get one-off additional payment this Friday
2015-07-14Navigation Scheme for Young Persons in Care Services formally launched to inject new blood into social welfare care sector
2015-07-10Second Report of Child Fatality Review Panel released
2014-09-28Two-year grace period of OALA to expire at end November
2014-09-24CSSA caseload for August
2014-09-15SWD launches Wisdom of Parenting - Joy with Grandparents animations
2014-09-14SWD to invite applications for sixth batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2014-09-14Special arrangement in first year of Guangdong Scheme to expire soon
2014-08-31Special arrangement for first year of Guangdong Scheme to expire at end of September
2014-08-20CSSA caseload for July
2014-08-04Social security recipients to get one-off additional payment
2014-07-23CSSA caseload for June
2014-07-20Special arrangement in first year of Guangdong Scheme to expire at end of September

Press Releases Second Quarter
DateTitle
2024-04-19CSSA caseload for March 2024
2024-04-17Applications invited for flag days in 2025-26
2024-04-11SWD urges public to be alert to fraudulent job advertisement
2024-04-08Symposium on safeguarding national security for social welfare sector of Hong Kong concluded
2023-06-30Establishment of Steering Committee on Review of Manpower for Healthcare Services in Residential Care Homes
2023-06-19CSSA caseload for May 2023
2023-06-05Social Welfare Department highly concerned about family tragedy that happened in Sham Shui Po today
2023-06-05SWD holds support session for members of public suffering from emotional distress
2023-06-03SWD sets up mobile service counter to provide support for public
2023-06-02SWD appeals to people in need to seek help
2023-06-02Fifth batch of Arts Development Fund for Persons with Disabilities open for applications today
2023-05-31Special arrangement to disregard CSSA and SSA applicants/recipients' absences from Hong Kong to expire in late August
2023-05-29Starting a New Chapter in Hong Kong Social Welfare Summit cum Inaugural Ceremony of Hong Kong Social Welfare Sector Heart to Heart Joint Action held today
2023-05-26Social Welfare Department highly concerned about family tragedy happened in Tuen Mun
2023-05-18CSSA caseload for April 2023
2023-05-18SWD introduces to sector Special Scheme to Import Care Workers for Residential Care Homes
2023-05-15Social Welfare Department highly concerned about dead body found case in Sham Shui Po
2023-05-14SWD holds Let's Join Foster Care Service event to appeal for participation in foster care service
2023-05-13Members of public welcome to join SWD's Let's Join Foster Care Service event tomorrow
2023-05-04 Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities accepts applications all year round
2023-05-02Applications for 2024-25 flag days close on May 16
2023-04-28Government appoints self-recommended youth members to Committee on Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2023-04-24CSSA caseload for March 2023
2023-04-17Applications invited for flag days in 2024-25
2023-04-08SWD hosts film show to appeal for participation in foster care service (with photos)
2022-06-22Two holding centres to come into operation on June 25
2022-06-20Merger of Normal and Higher Old Age Living Allowance
2022-06-20Fourth batch of Arts Development Fund for Persons with Disabilities open for applications today
2022-06-17CSSA caseload for May 2022
2022-06-1768th and 69th rounds of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes
2022-06-1067th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-06-0366th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-05-3165th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-05-2464th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-05-19CSSA caseload for April 2022
2022-05-13SWD returns sports centres to LCSD
2022-05-12SWD announces arrangements for resumption of welfare services
2022-05-08Foster families commended for unfailing love during epidemic
2022-05-06SWD announces special testing arrangement for residents of RCHEs/nursing homes
2022-05-06SWD announces restricted visiting arrangement for RCHEs and RCHDs
2022-05-0662nd and 63rd rounds of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes
2022-05-05SWD's response on requirement for RCHs on daily reporting of newly confirmed cases
2022-05-03SWD announces incident concerning misdelivered cheques for relief grants
2022-04-29Deadline approaching for 2023-24 flag days applications
2022-04-2760th and 61st rounds of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes
2022-04-26Committee on Review of Residential Child Care and Related Services holds first meeting
2022-04-21CSSA caseload for March 2022
2022-04-21Arrangements for subsidised welfare services and services of Social Welfare Department
2022-04-19Government establishes committee to review residential child care and related services
2022-04-1459th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-04-13Applications invited for flag days in 2023-24
2022-04-11Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities accepts applications all year round
2022-04-0858th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-04-04DSW leads departmental team to distribute anti-epidemic service bags
2022-04-01Vaccine Pass arrangement comes into full implementation in welfare service units
2022-04-0157th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-06-3019th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-06-2218th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-06-18SWD announces latest arrangements in relation to compulsory testing for staff members of RCHs, one-off special allowance for staff members of RCHs receiving COVID-19 vaccinations and latest visiting arrangements for RCHs
2021-06-17CSSA caseload for May 2021
2021-06-11Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities accepts applications all year round
2021-06-0817th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-05-25 16th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-05-20CSSA caseload for April 2021
2021-05-1115th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-05-03Amended compulsory testing notice issued for 14th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes
2021-04-30Deadline approaching for 2022-23 flag days applications
2021-04-30SWD announces restricted visiting arrangement for RCHEs and RCHDs
2021-04-2714th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-04-22CSSA caseload for March 2021
2021-04-15Applications invited for flag days in 2022-23
2021-04-1313th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-04-13Outreach Vaccination Arrangement for RCHs under COVID-19 Vaccination Programme starts
2021-04-06DSW and CE of HKCSS appeal to members of various sectors to get vaccinated early (with photo)
2020-06-25Increase in maximum rent allowance under CSSA Scheme and upward adjustment of income limits for OALA
2020-06-16CSSA caseload for May 2020
2020-06-12Government calls on social welfare practitioners to ensure services and users' interests are not affected
2020-06-09Recipients of social security payments and Individual-based Work Incentive Transport Subsidy to get one-off extra allowance starting from June 12
2020-05-28SWD to provide time-limited unemployment support under CSSA Scheme from June
2020-05-20CSSA caseload for April 2020
2020-05-15Scheme on Relief Grants for Interest Class Instructors Hired by Organisations Subvented by the Social Welfare Department opens for application
2020-05-09SWD announces gradual resumption of subsidised welfare services
2020-05-04SWD launches Anti-virus Coating Spray Subsidy for residential care homes for the elderly and residential care homes for persons with disabilities
2020-04-29Deadline approaching for 2021-22 flag days applications
2020-04-28SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2020-04-22CSSA caseload for March 2020
2020-04-15Applications invited for flag days in 2021-22
2019-06-26CSSA caseload for May 2019
2019-06-12Social security recipients to get one-off extra payment this month
2019-06-11SWD calls on welfare practitioners to display professionalism
2019-06-03Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities accepts applications all year round
2019-05-31Fourth Report of Child Fatality Review Panel released
2019-05-30SWD invites eligible elderly persons to apply for fifth batch of vouchers under Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2019-05-22CSSA caseload for April 2019
2019-05-17Navigation Scheme for Young Persons in Care Services boosts social welfare care sector
2019-05-05380 families commended for selfless devotion to foster care service
2019-04-30Deadline approaching for 2020-21 flag days applications
2019-04-24CSSA caseload for March 2019
2019-04-23SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2019-04-16Applications invited for flag days in 2020-21
2019-04-09DSW visits residential care homes for elderly and persons with disabilities
2018-06-20CSSA caseload for May 2018
2018-06-12Social security recipients to get one-off extra allowance this month
2018-06-10SWD to invite applications for 21st batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2018-06-01Higher Old Age Living Allowance launched
2018-05-23CSSA caseload for April 2018
2018-05-02Second phase application for Higher Old Age Living Allowance - postal submission starts
2018-04-30Deadline approaching for 2019-20 flag day applications
2018-04-25CSSA caseload for March 2018
2018-04-24Special one-off arrangement under Guangdong Scheme to expire at end of June
2018-04-22SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2018-04-16Applications for flag days in 2019-20
2018-04-03SWD makes arrangements for the elderly to apply for Higher Old Age Living Allowance by phases from today
2017-06-21CSSA caseload for May 2017
2017-06-20SWD Working Group commences review of ordinances and codes of practice for residential care homes
2017-06-19SWD invites applications for Enrolled Nurse Training Programme for Welfare Sector 2017-18
2017-06-14SWD to re-launch one-year Special One-off Arrangement under the Guangdong Scheme in July
2017-06-12Social Security recipients to get one-off additional payment this month
2017-06-11SWD to invite applications for 17th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2017-05-24CSSA caseload for April 2017
2017-05-19Upward adjustment of asset limits for Old Age Living Allowance and Guangdong Scheme with retrospective effect from May 1
2017-05-07Families commended for selfless devotion to foster care service
2017-05-02Deadline approaching for 2018-19 flag day applications
2017-04-26CSSA caseload for March 2017
2017-04-23SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2017-04-18Applications for flag days in 2018-19
2016-06-22CSSA caseload for May
2016-06-12SWD to invite applications for 13th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2016-06-02Social Security recipients to get one-off additional payment and back payment with retrospective effect from February 1 this month
2016-05-18CSSA caseload for April
2016-05-08Government strives to provide appropriate child care and rehabilitation support services for young children
2016-05-03Deadline approaching for flag day applications
2016-04-24SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2016-04-20CSSA caseload for March
2016-04-18Applications for flag days in 2017-18
2015-06-24CSSA caseload for May
2015-06-22Social security payment rates to be adjusted with retrospective effect from February 1
2015-06-16SWD refuses licence renewal application of private elderly home in Tai Po
2015-06-14SWD to invite applications for ninth batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2015-06-05SWD receives written representations on licence renewal from private elderly home in Tai Po
2015-05-30SWD to set up help desk in Tai Po
2015-05-29SWD's position on licence renewal of private elderly home in Tai Po
2015-05-20CSSA caseload for April
2015-05-13Social enterprises praised for promoting employment for persons with disabilities
2015-05-04Deadline approaching for flag day applications
2015-05-03Over 300 families praised for commitment to foster care service
2015-04-29CSSA caseload for March
2015-04-26SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2015-04-20Applications for flag days in 2016-17
2014-06-26Eligible elderly persons to be invited to join Pilot Residential Care Services Scheme in Guangdong
2014-06-18CSSA caseload for May
2014-06-15SWD to invite applications for fifth batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2014-05-28Deadline approaching for flag day applications
2014-05-21CSSA caseload for April
2014-04-23CSSA caseload for March
2014-04-17SWD to invite applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2014-04-16Rent allowance for Tenants Purchase Scheme households under CSSA Scheme available for application

Press Releases First Quarter
DateTitle
2024-03-2710th batch of Child Development Fund projects opens for applications
2024-03-18CSSA caseload for February 2024
2024-03-16Children and adolescents with outstanding achievements commended in 2024 Award Presentation Ceremony for DSW wards
2024-03-12SWD invites applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2024-02-20CSSA caseload for January 2024
2024-01-29Raising social security payments and providing CSSA and OALA recipients with municipal solid waste charging subsidy
2024-01-23SWD urges public to be alert to fraudulent job advertisements
2024-01-18CSSA caseload for December 2023
2024-01-16SWD joins Tang Shiu Kin and Ho Tim Charitable Fund to host spring reception and celebrate Lunar New Year with elderly
2024-01-15Enrolled Nurse (General) Training Programme for Welfare Sector 2024-25 invites applications
2024-01-11Opening Ceremony of "Infinite Creativity in Art" Exhibition held today
2024-01-09SWD reports suspected incident involving leakage of personal data
2023-03-31Flag days in 2023-24
2023-03-30Government releases Report of Second Phase Review of Committee on Review of Residential Child Care and Related Services
2023-03-16CSSA caseload for February 2023
2023-03-11Children and adolescents commended for outstanding achievements in 2023 Award Presentation Ceremony for DSW wards
2023-02-16CSSA caseload for January 2023
2023-02-13Two holding centres and dedicated hotline for residential care homes to cease operation
2023-02-08 SWD invites applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2023-01-30One-off ex-gratia cash allowance for locally confirmed COVID-19 patients to stop accepting applications
2023-01-20Social security payments to be raised from February this year
2023-01-19Various holding centres to cease operation gradually
2023-01-19CSSA caseload for December 2022
2023-01-16Enrolled Nurse Training Programme for Welfare Sector 2023-24 invites applications
2023-01-05Updated arrangements for RCHs in response to removal of Vaccine Pass requirement
2022-03-28SWD announces new admission arrangements in holding centres
2022-03-2556th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-03-23Holding centre at Tin Shui Wai Sports Centre comes into operation
2022-03-23Social security payment rates to be raised with retrospective effect from February 1
2022-03-21Kai Tak Holding Centre comes into initial operation
2022-03-1855th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-03-17CSSA caseload for February 2022
2022-03-16Holding centre at Harbour Road Sports Centre comes into operation today
2022-03-1154th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-03-08Chai Wan (East) Integrated Family Service Centre temporarily closed
2022-03-06Two SWD offices temporarily closed
2022-03-04Two Integrated Family Service Centres temporarily closed
2022-03-0453rd round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-03-03Tseung Kwan O (East) Integrated Family Service Centre temporarily closed
2022-03-02Two SWD offices temporarily closed
2022-03-01Two Integrated Family Service Centres temporarily closed
2022-03-01SWD sets up holding centre at Shek Kip Mei Park Sports Centre to provide care services for elderly patients referred by HA
2022-02-28Three SWD offices temporarily closed
2022-02-28Scheme on Relief Grants for Interest Class Instructors Hired by Organisations Subvented by the Social Welfare Department (Phase 5) to open for application tomorrow
2022-02-27Various SWD offices temporarily closed
2022-02-25High Street Integrated Family Service Centre temporarily closed due to suspected case
2022-02-25Special arrangements for subsidised welfare services and services of Social Welfare Department
2022-02-2552nd round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-02-24Several SWD offices temporarily closed
2022-02-23Several SWD offices temporarily closed
2022-02-22Various SWD offices temporarily closed
2022-02-22SWD launches fifth round of Child Care Centre Special Grant
2022-02-21Several SWD offices temporarily closed
2022-02-21CSSA caseload for January 2022
2022-02-20Several SWD offices temporarily closed
2022-02-20SWD sets up holding centre to take care of elderly pending admission to hospitals
2022-02-18Several SWD offices temporarily closed
2022-02-1851st round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-02-18Vaccine pass arrangement for staff members of welfare service units subsidised or subvented by SWD
2022-02-17SWD strives to support RCHEs and RCHDs in fighting against pandemic
2022-02-17Three SWD offices temporarily closed
2022-02-16Several SWD offices temporarily closed
2022-02-15SWD provides COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits to RCHE and RCHD staff members
2022-02-15SWD Assistant Clerical Officer tests preliminarily positive for COVID-19
2022-02-14Special service arrangements for child care centres and special child care centres
2022-02-13Two Social Security Field Units temporarily closed due to suspected cases
2022-02-12SWD Senior Social Security Assistant tests positive for COVID-19
2022-02-1150th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-02-10SWD staff member tests positive for COVID-19
2022-02-09SWD staff member tests preliminarily positive for COVID-19
2022-02-07SWD Social Security Assistant tests preliminarily positive for COVID-19
2022-02-06Part-time Fraud Detection Adviser of SWD tests preliminarily positive for COVID-19
2022-02-0549th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-02-04Vaccine pass extended to cover new RCHE and RCHD residents from March 14
2022-02-03Special arrangements for subsidised welfare services and services of Social Welfare Department
2022-01-31SWD disburses relief grants to first batch of eligible applicants for Scheme on Relief Grants for Interest Class Instructors Hired by Organisations Subvented by the Social Welfare Department (Phase 4)
2022-01-30SWD staff member tests preliminarily positive for COVID-19
2022-01-28Adjustment to social security payment rates
2022-01-2848th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-01-27Special service arrangements for child care centres and special child care centres
2022-01-27Government implements enhanced measures for vaccination of residents of RCHEs and RCHDs
2022-01-26SWD's statement in response to improvement plans and review report submitted by Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children on Children's Residential Home's incident
2022-01-24Special arrangements for subsidised welfare services and services of Social Welfare Department
2022-01-2147th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-01-18CSSA caseload for December 2021
2022-01-18Scheme on Relief Grants for Interest Class Instructors Hired by Organisations Subvented by the Social Welfare Department (Phase 4) to open for application from January 20
2022-01-18SWD launches fourth round of Child Care Centre Special Grant
2022-01-18SWD invites applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2022-01-17SWD announces implementation of "vaccine bubble" in RCHEs and RCHDs
2022-01-17SWD invites applications for Enrolled Nurse Training Programme for welfare sector 2022-23
2022-01-14Special arrangements for SWD and its subsidised service units in view of epidemic situation
2022-01-14SWD deploys designated team to child care centre to follow up on suspected child maltreatment incident
2022-01-1446th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-01-11Special service arrangements for child care centres and special child care centres
2022-01-0745th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2022-01-05Special arrangements for SWD and its subsidised service units in view of epidemic situation
2021-03-31Flag days in 2021-22
2021-03-3012th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-03-29SWD to implement time-limited arrangement under CSSA Scheme to disregard cash value of insurance policies from April
2021-03-1811th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-03-16CSSA caseload for February 2021
2021-03-0910th round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-03-01Special Subsidy Scheme for Persons with Permanent Stoma opens for applications
2021-02-26Ninth round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-02-19Eighth round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-02-18CSSA caseload for January 2021
2021-02-17Amended compulsory testing notice issued for seventh round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes
2021-02-16SWD announces arrangements for gradual resumption of welfare services
2021-02-10SWD announces latest arrangements for aided child care centre services and special child care centre services
2021-02-08SWD invites sale proposals for premises in all 18 districts to accommodate welfare facilities
2021-02-04Seventh round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-01-30DSW expresses deep sorrow over passing of DDSW(S)
2021-01-27SWD invites applications for IT schemes for persons with disabilities
2021-01-27Raising social security payments and implementing a series of improvement measures to CSSA Scheme from February
2021-01-26Sixth round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-01-19CSSA caseload for December 2020
2021-01-18SWD invites applications for Enrolled Nurse Training Programme for welfare sector 2021-22
2021-01-14Fifth round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-01-06Fourth round of compulsory testing for staff members of RCHEs, RCHDs and nursing homes to commence shortly
2021-01-04Scheme on Relief Grants for Interest Class Instructors Hired by Organisations Subvented by the Social Welfare Department (Phase 3) opens for application
2021-01-04Special arrangements for child care centre and special child care centre services
2020-03-31Flag Days in 2020-21
2020-03-26SWD raises subsidy level for Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2020-03-25Service suspension of aided child care centres continues until further notice
2020-03-17CSSA caseload for February 2020
2020-02-28Special arrangements for subsidised welfare services and services of Social Welfare Department
2020-02-27SWD launches Child Care Centre Special Grant
2020-02-19CSSA caseload for January 2020
2020-02-14Applicants/recipients of CSSA and SSA need not rush back to Hong Kong
2020-02-13Special arrangements for subsidised welfare services and services of Social Welfare Department
2020-02-11SWD responds to views expressed by some members of welfare sector on welfare services arrangements
2020-02-07Special arrangements for subsidised welfare services and services of Social Welfare Department
2020-02-01Special arrangements for subvented welfare services and services of Social Welfare Department
2020-01-30Asset limits under CSSA and SSA Schemes to be adjusted upwards in February according to established adjustment mechanism
2020-01-28Special arrangements for subvented welfare services and services of Social Welfare Department after Chinese New Year holidays
2020-01-27Arrangements for services subsidised by SWD after the Chinese New Year holidays
2020-01-22CSSA caseload for December 2019
2020-01-13DSW joins members of Tang Shiu Kin and Ho Tim Charitable Fund to celebrate Lunar New Year with elderly
2020-01-06SWD invites applications for Enrolled Nurse Training Programme for Welfare Sector 2020-21
2020-01-03Recipients of social security payments, Working Family Allowance and Individual-based Work Incentive Transport Subsidy to get one-off extra allowance starting from January 7
2019-03-29Flag days in 2019-20
2019-03-28Arts Development Fund for Persons with Disabilities to open for application from March 29
2019-03-25Special Needs Trust to accept application from today
2019-03-20CSSA caseload for February 2019
2019-02-27CSSA caseload for January 2019
2019-02-15Special arrangement for first year of Fujian Scheme to expire at end of March
2019-02-10SWD to accept Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities applications all year round
2019-01-31SWD invites eligible elderly persons to apply for fifth batch of vouchers under Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2019-01-26Government strives to build dementia and elderly friendly community
2019-01-24Special arrangement for child care centres
2019-01-23CSSA caseload for December 2018
2019-01-19Children and adolescents under guardianship commended for perseverance in facing adversity
2019-01-15SWD invites applications for Enrolled Nurse Training Programme for Welfare Sector 2019-20
2019-01-08DSW joins Tang Shiu Kin and Ho Tim Charitable Fund to celebrate Lunar New Year with elderly
2019-01-07Raising social security payments and adjusting eligible age for elderly CSSA from 60 to 65 from February
2018-03-29Flag days in 2018-19
2018-03-21CSSA caseload for February 2018
2018-03-11SWD to invite applications for 20th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2018-03-06Fujian Scheme opens for application from today
2018-02-28CSSA caseload for January 2018
2018-02-08Government encourages young persons to join social welfare care services in building a caring and inclusive society
2018-02-07Special arrangement for child care centres and youth centres
2018-02-06DSW joins members of Tang Shiu Kin and Ho Tim Charitable Fund to celebrate Lunar New Year with elderly
2018-02-03Children and adolescents under guardianship commended for outstanding performance
2018-01-26Welfare allowances to be adjusted upwards in February
2018-01-24CSSA caseload for December 2017
2018-01-16SWD invites eligible elderly persons to apply for third batch of vouchers under Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2018-01-15SWD invites applications for Enrolled Nurse Training Programme for Welfare Sector 2018-19
2017-03-30Flag days in 2017-18
2017-03-22CSSA caseload for February 2017
2017-03-17Relaxation of asset limits for existing Old Age Living Allowance and Guangdong Scheme
2017-03-12SWD to invite applications for 16th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2017-02-23SWD invites eligible elderly persons to apply for first batch of vouchers under Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher for the Elderly
2017-02-22CSSA caseload for January 2017
2017-02-13SWD launches Elderly Information Website
2017-01-25CSSA caseload for December 2016
2017-01-25Arrangement for relatives of elderly persons applying for CSSA on their own to make declarations on financial support to be abolished in February
2017-01-21DSW has joyful time with children and adolescents under guardianship
2017-01-18DSW, Tang Shiu Kin and Ho Tim Charitable Fund celebrate Lunar New Year with elderly
2017-01-16Welfare allowances to be adjusted upwards in February
2017-01-16Construction works of SWD's first Integrated Rehabilitation Services Complex under its full supervision commence
2016-03-30Flag days in 2016-17
2016-03-23CSSA caseload for February
2016-03-16SWD launches new API 'There are Always More Solutions than Problems - Love Yourself, Love Your Family'
2016-03-13SWD to invite applications for 12th batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2016-02-24CSSA caseload for January
2016-01-31Maximum rent allowance under Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme to be adjusted upwards in February
2016-01-20CSSA caseload for December 2015
2016-01-12DSW joins Tang Shiu Kin and Ho Tim Charitable Fund to celebrate Lunar New Year with elderly
2016-01-09DSW shows care and concern for children and adolescents under guardianship
2015-03-31Flag days in 2015-16
2015-03-21100 youth volunteers commended at 15th anniversary of Hong Kong Outstanding Youth Volunteers Scheme
2015-03-18CSSA caseload for February
2015-03-15SWD to invite applications for eighth batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2015-03-08Relocation of SWD's Senior Citizen Card Office
2015-03-01Commendation ceremony for Neighbourhood Support Child Care Project volunteer child carers
2015-02-18CSSA caseload for January
2015-02-10DSW, Tang Shiu Kin and Ho Tim Charitable Fund celebrate Lunar New Year with elderly
2015-01-29Maximum rent allowance under CSSA Scheme to be adjusted upwards in February
2015-01-23Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged - Dedicated Fund for After-school Learning and Support Programmes opens for application
2015-01-21CSSA caseload for December 2014
2015-01-11Enhanced After School Care Programme renders support to needy families
2014-03-31Post-secondary students of CSSA families to be included in rent allowance calculation
2014-03-19CSSA caseload for February
2014-03-16SWD to invite applications for fourth batch of Support Programme for Employees with Disabilities
2014-03-12DSW appeals for business and welfare sectors' support for PFD projects to help the disadvantaged
2014-03-09SWD reminds elderly to return OALA Postal Review Forms
2014-03-01Social Welfare Department's response to media enquiries
2014-02-28Home Care Service for Persons with Severe Disabilities extends to all districts
2014-02-19CSSA caseload for January
2014-02-17SWD to conduct postal review on OALA Auto-conversion cases
2014-02-16SWD launches animation series on positive parenting
2014-01-27Welfare allowances to be adjusted upwards in February
2014-01-23DSW, Tang Shiu Kin and Ho Tim Charitable Fund celebrate Lunar New Year with the elderly
2014-01-22CSSA caseload for December 2013

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