Children and Youth Centre Service
Children and Youth Centres (CYCs)
Children and Youth Centres are established to encourage children and youth to engage in worthwhile activities and pursuits, to organise their own groups and to reach out into the community with a view to assisting them with their personal development. Through guidance and support, they are helped to overcome adjustment difficulties arising from family and other personal relationship and to develop broader community and international perspectives.
Integrated Children and Youth Services Centres (ICYSCs)
Integrated Children and Youth Services Centres (ICYSCs) provide a wide range of services including children and youth centre services, outreaching social work and school social work services under one management to meet the multifarious needs of children and youth aged 6-24. With the flexibility in deploying manpower and other resources and through adopting different service models/approaches, ICYSCs provide four core programmes, i.e. guidance and counselling, supportive service for young people in disadvantaged circumstances, socialisation programmes and development of social responsibility and competence.
Fee Waiving Subsidy Scheme under After School Care Programme(ASCP)
After school care programme (ASCP) aims at providing supportive services for children aged six to twelve whose parents are unable to provide proper care for them during after-school hours owing to work or other reasons. Services provided include homework guidance, meal service, parent guidance and education, skill learning and other social activities. ASCP centers are operated on a self-financing and fee charging basis. SWD provides full fee waiving or half fee reduction subsidies under ASCP for needy low income families and recipients of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance.