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Tseung Kwan O Aged Care Complex hosted the Blessing Market to promote “Time Bank” concept and share touching stories between the elderly
With the right assistance from social workers and young people, and the right programme, senior citizens can, too, serve people in need. They can be involved in support circles that empower them to develop personal potentials. During the year, the Sheung Kung Hui Welfare...
The closing ceremony of the “Love Creates Miracles” scheme
The Lok Man Alice Kwok Integrated Service Centre organised a two-year scheme, “Love Creates Miracles”, since September 2016, to let young people experience the physical difficulties of senior citizens and show care to the elderly. The scheme arranged visits to the...
The Child Development Fund 2015-2018- “Sky Striker” programme closing ceremony
In 2015, the H.K.S.K.H. Tung Chung Integrated Services launched its 3-year Child Development Fund 2015-2018- “Sky Striker” programme. The programme included 3 key factors, including financial management, personal development and mentorship. It aimed to minimise...
More than 50 households and volunteers took part in the cleanup day at Good Homes Open day for Good Homes to be launched this week
In a bid to improve the living conditions of grass-roots households and foster social cohesion and harmony, the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council (the Welfare Council) has launched the Good Homes—a shared housing project in To Kwa Wan—to respond to the visions...
The Vitalita Academy for Life Long Learning organised the triathlon training programme for seniors to encourage active ageing
Instead of a boring retirement, life after work can be really enriching and challenging. The Welfare Council’s Vitalita Academy for Life Long Learning believes that either retired people or seniors can unleash limitless potential in life and sports if they make an attempt....
Relief measures by the Welfare Council facilitating residents to integrate into the Tung Chung community
Situated in the Tung Chung new town extension area, the new public housing estate—Ying Tung Estate—has been ready for occupants to move in since March 2018. But the new community still lacks neighbourhood facilities and residents are upset by basic renovation and...
The launching event of the “WE LOVE—Jockey Club Centre for Family Enhancement”
In 2016, the Welfare Council received a funding of over HK$13 million from the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust for the renovation of the “WE LOVE—Jockey Club Centre for Family Enhancement” and launch of the three-year service project to support children...
The concerted efforts from different sectors nurturing a more caring society
Collaborations between the commercial sector and social services sector have been essential for fostering strong mutual support and alleviating complicated social problems. To explore more cross-sector partnership opportunities, the Welfare Council participated in the yearly...
The ‘Good Homes’To Kwa Wan Road Community Housing Movement
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The mission of the ‘Good Homes’To Kwa Wan Road Community Housing Movement is “Co-housing, Co-managing & Co-living”, which originates from the concept of sharing. Sharing refers to the social interaction among people and involves reallocating unused...
Parents and Kids Spending Quality Time at the Primary School Counselling Service’s Family Carnival
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Having fun and games with parents may seem like a luxury for busy kids in Hong Kong. To promote the importance of spending quality family time through games, the Primary School Counselling Service launched the “More Family Fun” project last year. As the project...