Tsuen Wan, Kwai Tsing and Tuen Mun

  • Objectives

    The service renders food assistance to individuals or families who are unemployed, encountering sudden change or facing immediate financial hardship, to help underprivileged individuals or families tide over temporary financial problems triggered by various social problems, and refer the needy service users to mainstream welfare services.

  • Introduction

    The Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council (also known as the “Welfare Council”) was founded in 1966. It is now registered as a charitable organization under the Companies Ordinance, and is an institution that coordinates, develops and provides social services for Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui. The Welfare Council’s diverse services, which can be found across Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Macau, cover children, youth, families, senior citizens and persons in need of mental and medical rehabilitation, counselling and professional training, in line with its service philosophy, “Personalised Service, Holistic Care” to “Transform Lives” so they may “Live in Abundance”.

  • Services

    • Short-term food assistance for a maximum of 8 weeks to needy people lived in the community for solving their urgent needs. Food provided including rice, noodle, canned food, food coupons, hot meal coupons, baby food, meals for ethnic minorities and special diets, assessed by dietician. Special diets will be provided for those with proven needs.
    • Case interview and follow up by social worker.
    • Conduct welfare-related programmes.

  • Termination

    • Voluntary Termination:
    1. When service terminates after the approved service period.
    2. When the applicant contacts the service team to withdraw from the service.
    • Involuntary Termination:
    1. If applicants breach the “Service Regulation” mentioned in “Important Note to Service User and “Declaration of the Applicant”, i.e. providing false information or fraudulent supporting documents, the Council will disqualify the application as well as terminate the food assistance. The Council also reserves the right for any legal actions.

  • Target groups

    • Hong Kong Residents;
    • Residents who are living in Tsuen Wan, Kwai Ching & Tuen Mun;
    • Individuals or families encountering sudden change and facing immediate financial hardship, the unemployed, low-income earners, new arrivals and street sleepers, etc.

  • Our Performance Pledge

    The Welfare Council established the “Quality Journey” as our performance pledge in 1996 with the aim of implementing corporate governance through continuous improvement, training and promotion of excellence; setting up teams of professional staff; fully catering to the needs of and providing quality services for our service users. In order to fulfil the expectations and requirements of our service users, we guarantee that we will be working hand in hand to provide high-quality services and make continuous improvement.

  • Eligibility Criteria

    Applicant and their family members must be assessed by social worker, and within the monthly Income and asset limits.

  • Application Procedure & Charge

    Complete the “Application/Referral Form for Short-term Food Assistance Service” and present the proofs, (including the breadwinner of the family, and all family members) to social worker to assess the eligibility for the service. The service is free of charge.

    Necessary document list as follow:

    • ID Card of all household members
    • Last 2 months residential proof (Water, Electricity or Towngas Bill)
    • Tenancy agreement (Private/Public Housing), Government Rent
    • Last 6 months income proof record (Pay slip, Employment proof, Bank book, Bank statement, Tax Return)
    • Proof of student status for aged 15 or above (Full time Student Card/School handbook)
    • Proof of unemployment (Termination letter, Medical letter, Labor department job seeking registration card)
    • Last 6 months transactions records of bank book or bank statement
    • Updated bank account balance shown within 7 days
    • Asset proof within and outside Hong Kong (Insurance, Investment account, stock account, HKJC account balance etc)
    • Marriage Certificate, Divorce Agreement, Death Certificate (if applicable)
    • Any other related documents
    Remarks: We will deny any application with insufficient document.

Contingency Main Base

H.K.S.K.H. Tuen Mun Integrated Services -
Jockey Club Youth Express
G/F, 120-130 Oi Lok House, Yau Oi Estate, Tuen Mun, New Territories
Enquiry: 2668 8708
Fax Number: 2441 5328

Location Map
Contingency Service Base
Contingency Main Base 香港聖公會屯門綜合服務賽馬會青年幹線
H.K.S.K.H. Tuen Mun lntegrated Services Jockey Club Youth Express
Unit 120-130, G/F, OI Lok House,Yai Oi Estate,Tuen Mun 2668 8708
Contingency Sub-base 香港聖公會麥理浩夫人中心 青衣綜合服務中心
H.K.S.K.H. Lady MacLehose Centre Tsing Yi Integrated Service Centre
No. 127-144, G /F, On Tao House, Cheung On Estate, Tsing Yi, N.T 2436 2977
Contingency Sub-base 香港聖公會麥理浩夫人中心 梨木樹綜合服務中心
H.K.S.K.H. Lady MacLehose Centre Lei Muk Shue Integrated Service Centre
Rm 101-104&108, Yung Shue House, Lei Muk Shue Estate, Tsuen Wan, N.T 2436 2977