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Kowloon City Children and Youth Integrated Service Centre - Launching Ceremony for the New Premises and 25th Anniversary Celebration
2015-03-28

The Kowloon City Children and Youth Integrated Service Centre was established in 1989. It was originally located along Ma Tau Chung Road in Kowloon City, and has been serving residents of the old district for 25 years. After being allotted a new premises by the Social Welfare Department, the centre moved to Ching Long Shopping Centre in the Kai Tak Development area in July 2014. Combining the social service experiences it accumulated in old Kowloon City with services for youngsters, family support services, school enrolment assistance, interest circles, volunteer services and women’s support services, the centre continues to serve new Kowloon City residents.

 

The centre celebrated its new premises and 25th anniversary during its 28th March 2015 launch. Secretary for Labour and Welfare Mr Matthew Cheung, GBS, JP, and the Bishop of the H.K.S.K.H. Diocese of Eastern Kowloon the Rt Revd Dr Timothy Kwok were officiating guests. Close to 100 guests and other members of the community attended the ceremony to join the celebration for the relocation and the 25th anniversary milestone. The new centre which adopted L.I.F.E. – “Learning”, “Innovation”, “Fun” and “Exploration” – into the theme of its fresh interior design. Other design features included V-cafe, a playroom, a culinary zone and the V-fun band room. These features left a lasting impression on the guests, who also commended the centre for the support it provides for new residents of the district. A handful of members of the centre who have been participating in the centre’s activities for 25 years not only joined the 25th anniversary celebration – they also put on a fantastic show that lit up the atmosphere!