Upholding the "family-centric" perspective, the Society has been providing different kinds of children services including the Foster Care Service, Kindergarten Social Work service, Neighbourhood Support Child Care Project, and the After School Care and Support Programme, to serve and support needy families, and to promote the well-being and development of children.
Neighbourhood Support Child Care Project
The "Neighbourhood Support Child Care Project” (NSCCP) aims at providing a flexible form of day care service for children aged under 9 to meet the needs of the parents at the neighbourhood level. It also aims at promoting the spirit of mutual help at neighbourhood level in the community.
Working parents or parents with urgent needs in Sai Kung District and Tseung Kwan O District that cannot render childcare to their children aged under 9.
（1）Home-based Child Care Service:
Service Delivery: Home-based child care provides service for children aged 0 to 9 at carer’s own residence or a suitable place approved by the operator.
Service Hours: The service is normally available from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, according to the needs of the users.
Fee: The hourly rate of service is $20. For emergency use of Home-based Child Care Service within 24 hours or non-service hours, the hourly rate is $24. For service over 5 hours per day or 40 hours per week, a 10 % discount will be offered. Eligible families could apply for fee waiving or reduction. One free meal would be provided for the child for every 4 consecutive hours of service. Parents should prepare and provide snacks, fruit and specified food (e.g. milk powder) themselves.
（2）Centre-based Care Group:
Service Delivery: Centre-based child care group offers close attention to children aged 3 to 9.
Service Hours: Mon - Fri: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm (*Except 10 special days) &
Sat: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
(Except for public holidays)
* 10 special days including: Mid-Autumn Festival, Winter solstice, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, the 28th-30th day of the 12th Lunar Month & the 4th-6th day of Lunar New Year. Center-based care group will close at 5:00pm.
Location:Tseung Kwan O (South) Integrated Family Service Centre
Fee: The hourly rate is $13.
Parents / guardians can call the project social worker or complete the registration form in person and submit the required documents (Copy of parent / guardian’s ID card, original copy of child’s birth certificate, residential address proof).
*For fee waiving or reduction, please contact the project social worker for assessment.