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.
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”.
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.
Applicant and their family members must be assessed by social worker, and within the monthly Income and asset limits.
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:
|Main Service Base, Sub Service Base |
|Main Service Base||Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Blessed Food (Kowloon City Centre)||Flat 1203, 12/F, Peninsula Square, No. 18 Sung On Street, Hung Hom (Next to Kowloon City Governemnt Offices, Nearest To Kwa Wan MTR Station Exit D1)||2336 2238|
|Sub Service Base||Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council Blessed Food (Yau Tsim Mong Centre)||Flat 2202-03, 22/F, Multifield Centre, No. 426 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok||3618 8152|