The Caring Company Scheme 2020/21 – Open for Nomination

The Caring Company Scheme 2020/21 opens now! Please click here to download the nomination form for the Scopes and Adjudication. Logo Nomination Schedule Caring Company Online Nomination System Commences  29 Jun 2020 Early-bird Deadline for HKCSS Agency Members & Deadline for List of Barrier-free Companies / Organisation 6 Nov 2020 Nomination Deadline 8 Jan 2021 If you have any further queries, please contact us at : Tel: 2864-2966  Whatsapp: 6849-9385 Email: [email protected]  ...

The 2nd round of Anti-Pandemic Charity Fund for the Unemployed

Kerry Group and The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) are joining hands again to ride out the 2nd round of Anti-Pandemic Charity Fund for the Unemployed, in support of those families or individuals who have recently become unemployed or underemployed as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each eligible household will receive a one-off subsidy ranging from HKD 4,000 to HKD 12,000 to address their pressing needs. Target: Families who have become unemployed or seriously underemployed Subsidy amount: HKD 4,000 for each eligible one-person household HKD 8,000 for each eligible two-to-four-person household HKD 12,000 for each five-person-or-more household Estimated number of beneficiaries: Around 500 families   Applicants who meet the below criteria are eligible: (QUOTA FULL) Hong Kong resident Non-CSSA household recipient Monthly household income before the epidemic (Dec of 2019) was lower than 75% of HK's median monthly domestic household income (Table 1) Unemployed or under-employed at present, household income in May 2020 was lower than 50% of the monthly household income upper limits of Working Family Allowances (Full-rate) (Table 2) Have not received any financial assistance from other subsidy programmes in the past three months, which includes: Baring Private Equity Asia COVID-19 Relief Fund Community ...

Baring Private Equity Asia COVID-19 Relief Fund – Telephone appointment will only be accepted commencing 11:00a.m., 11 May 2020 (Monday)

To ride out the current difficult times with grassroots community, Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) will donate HKD10 million to the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) to support families in Hong Kong who have recently become unemployed or underemployed as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 1,250 households will each receive a one-off subsidy of HKD8,000. The subsidy payment will be made in about a week after the application approved via Faster Payment System to ensure that households can receive funds in an easy and timely manner to address their pressing needs. Applicants who meet the below criteria are eligible: (All regions are full) Hong Kong residents; and Part of a household who has (i) only one income-earning family member, and (ii) children aged 18 years or below, or a disabled family member of any age; and Currently unemployed or underemployed earning less than HKD3,000 in April 2020; and  Monthly income before 1 January 2020 below 75% of the median household income; and Have not received any financial assistance in the past 3 months; and Non-CSSA household recipient. Remark  Monthly household income limit before the epidemic - 75% of HK's median monthly domestic household income  Household Size  Monthly household ...

Anti-Pandemic Charity Fund for the Unemployed – Telephone appointment will only be accepted commencing 11:00a.m., 11 May 2020 (Monday)

To ride out the current difficult times with grassroots community, Kerry Group and Fu Tak Iam Foundation will donate HKD5 million and HKD3 million to the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) to launch Anti-Pandemic Charity Fund for the Unemployed to support families in Hong Kong who have recently become unemployed or underemployed as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each eligible household will receive a one-off subsidy ranging from HKD 8,000 to HKD 12,000. The subsidy payment will be made in about 3 days after the application approved via electronic transfer system to ensure that households can receive funds to address their pressing needs. Target:  Families who have become unemployed or seriously underemployed Subsidy amount: HKD 8,000 for each eligible two-to-four-person household HKD 12,000 for each five-person-or-more household Estimated number of beneficiaries: 1,000 families (All regions are full)  Applicants who meet the below criteria are eligible:  Hong Kong resident Non-CSSA household recipient The family have only one income earner Preference will be given to families who has dependent child(ren) aged 22 or below OR of any age if disabled Monthly household income before the epidemic (Dec of 2019) was lower than 75% of HK’s median monthly domestic household income Being unemployed or underemployed, some quota will be ...

Support Scheme for Self-Employed Youths – Telephone appointment will only be accepted commencing 11:00a.m., 11 May 2020 (Monday)

To ride out the current difficult times with grassroots community, Fu Tak Iam Foundation will donate HKD3 million to the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) to launch Support Scheme for Self-Employed Youths to support self-employed youth and young freelancers in Hong Kong who have recently become unemployed or underemployed as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each eligible individual will receive a one-off subsidy HKD 8,000. The subsidy payment will be made in about 3 days after the application approved via electronic transfer system to ensure that households can receive funds to address their pressing needs.   Target: Self-employed youths or freelancers aged 35 or below (preference will be given to those who are 18-35), and mainly for applicants living in Tsuen Wan, Kwai Chung and Sham Shui Po Districts. Preference will be given to those who work in education, culture, arts, social service, art and music therapy, video production, information technology, design and sports sectors Subsidy amount: HKD8,000 for each eligible applicant Estimated number of beneficiaries: 375 people at most Additional criteria: Contribute at least 40 hours of volunteer services in NGOs within 3 to 9 months. Applicants who meet the below criteria are eligible:  Must be a Hong Kong permanent resident ...
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