"Nanny Buddy Neighbourhood Support Child Care Project (Yau Tsim Mong district)

Our centre provides flexible child daycare services for parents who have long working hours, work on shift, have emergency needs or under special circumstances.

Developmental groups and activities

Our centre provides service users with various developmental and preventive groups and activities in order to facilitate the developmental needs of children and develop their potential talents. Our centre also develop different types of interest classes such as piano classes, Taekwondo classes and Scouts etc. to develop children’s interests and ability in various aspects.

After School Care Programme (ASCP) and Enhanced ASCP

To lighten parents’ parenting pressure, our centre provides children in dual-income families with after school care services in order to raise students’ learning ability and interests. With different types of activities, we explore students’ talents and strengthen their social skills and self-care ability.

Understanding Adolescent Project (UAP)

We cooperate with different primary schools to organize UAP programmes. UAP is mainly composed of three elements, including competence, belongingness and optimism. The goal of UAP is to raise students’ resilience.

Comprehensive Student Guidance Service

Our centre provides primary schools with Comprehensive Student Guidance Service. The school social workers collaborate with staff at school, parents and people in the community to provide students with all-rounded and widely-covered counselling services, including individual or family case counselling services, a variety of student development activities, parent support work and training for teachers.


  • Support individuals and families to face and resolve difficulties and crisis

  • Improve family members' ability to face adversity

  • Promote positive communication and build harmonious relationships among family members

  • Early support for families in need and prevention of domestic violence

Service recipients:

  • Individuals and families in the district

Scopes of services:

  • Parent-child relationship

  • Difficulties in parenting

  • Emotional and behavioral problems of children

  • Emotional Distress

  • Marital Relationship

  • Single parent family adaptation

Mode of services:

  • Consultation Service

  • Individual and family case counseling

  • Mutual support groups

  • Therapeutic groups

  • Crisis intervention and assessment

  • Referral services

  • Community education

  • School support services

Play therapy services for children


  • Express inner feelings, prevent and alleviate emotional and behavioral problems

  • Build up self-confidence, enhance sense of competence and problem-solving skills

  • Learn to accept limitations and enhance self-control ability

Service recipients:

  • Children who have unrelieved negative emotions and live under pressure in their life

  • Priority will be given to children who have experienced special accidents (such as witnessing violent incidents), faced family changes (such as parental divorce), parental illness and death of relatives

Self-study room service

Our centre provides a self-study room for student members to study and read. Free Wi-Fi is provided. Students may also borrow computer tablets for study purposes in the self-study room.

Services for potential talents development

Our centre provides opportunities and platforms for young people to develop their potential talents through multi-media interventions such as dance, music, sports, and art, and promote physical and mental health of young people.

Volunteer Development Services

Volunteer development provides opportunities for young people to respond to the needs of the community, connect with local stakeholders and network resources. By taking up volunteer work, young people learn to contribute themselves to our society to build an inclusive and caring community.

School Social Work Services

Our center provides school social work services. We have school-based social workers in the Lung Kong World Federation School Limited Lau Wong Fat Secondary School and Kowloon Sam Yuk Secondary School to comprehensively take care of the growth needs of secondary school students and their families and build up their competence to handle and solve problems by case counseling, programme support and group intervention.

School Support Service

We collaborate with regional secondary schools to organize different types of groups, activities and talks, such as leadership training, volunteer services, work experience and career development etc., to enhance students' self-understanding and develop their sense of competence.

Thematic talks and responses

We organize thematic talks to respond to the needs in the community such as the mental health problems of students, juvenile drug abuse problems, gangsters and subcultural problems, teenage love and premarital sex etc.

Employment Support Service (Mong Kok)

The Employment Support Service provides integrated employment support on family basis to assist unemployed able-bodied people aged 15 to 64 who are relying on Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) and CSSA single parents and child caregivers with youngest children aged 12 to 14 (hereinafter collectively referred to as service users) to overcome employment barriers and enhance their employability, enabling them to find paid jobs and achieve self-reliance.

Main area of employment support services:
  • Individual career counselling

  • Job matching activities

  • Post-employment support services

  • Support service users by various social services

  • Assess the needs of service users and make referral to other suitable employment support services or welfare services

  • Information on childcare for single parents and child caregivers relying on CSSA whose youngest child is between 12 and 14 years old

  • Provision of temporary financial assistance to provide timely financial support to service users in need to assist them with employment-related expenses during their job search or early stages of employment

Our center is dedicated to serve and support the underprivileged groups in the community. The community canteen “Wai Yin Association Food-for-all Kitchen” was established to provide the hot meal service and a wide range of support services for the deprived families. Moreover, our center is devoted to help the disadvantaged group improving their employability. In addition to employment support services, our center also provides employment platforms and training opportunities for low-income women and young people through the social enterprise "Tai Kok Tsui Mrs Mc Dessert", to enhance their self-confidence and improve their quality of life.

Our centre offers a variety of supportive services for ethnics minorities to raise their adaptability to Hong Kong culture and their life. We enhance the mutual understandings between local people and ethnics minorities by offering them a platform to exchange and communicate with each other in order to build up a community of racial integration.

Our centre received funding sponsorship from Quality Education Fund to exercise a funding project named ‘Keep Clean, Kids Grin’ to produce a series of education videos and worksheets.

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