Social Service

Introduction of ELCSS-HK

Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service – Hong Kong (ELCSS-HK), one of the largest NGOs in Hong Kong, was established in 1976. With an innovative, caring and people-oriented approach, we provide integrated services to the grassroots and the disadvantaged. Currently we have more than 50 service units and 30 special projects across the territory. We serve over million head counts per year via services ranging from small children, elders, families, schools to the employment sector.
In recent years, we aimed to provide services to the underprivileged community with an innovative approach. Some innovative services and special projects include:

Tuen Mun District Health Centre

provide various primary healthcare through innovative technology in Tuen Mun district, including health promotion, health assessment, chronic disease management and community rehabilitation

Transitional Housing Service

provide transitional housing with social service support for low-income families living in inadequate housing situations or people having queued for Public Rental Housing (PRH) for no less than 3 years.

Lifestyle Reactivation Project

Jockey Club Smart Homecare Solution – improve the quality of life at home for the elderly with technology to restart a new life for them.

Project i-Change (a counselling platform for problem gamblers)

provides simulated counselling support service to problem gamblers 24 hours a day with follow-up service.

Jockey Club “age at home” Gerontech Education and Rental Service

The Gerontech rental service with on-site evaluation and advice by a multi-professional team.

Special projects

Grace Youth Camp

Revitalize historic buildings and let the public feel how the Ma On Shan miners wrestled with perseverance in the old days.

Heavenly Figs Chinese Medicine

provides general practice and acupuncture treatment services to the public through our registered Chinese medicine practitioners.

Positive Ageing

delay the premature aging of rehabilitation service hostel users and improve their quality of life.

Healthy Teeth for Better Life

improve the dental health of users with intellectual disabilities through cross-professional intervention.

Free Play

children are encouraged to decide what they play and learn in a free atmosphere.

M & M (Movement and Mindfulness) Children Supportive Project

provide training for children suspected or assessed to have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and their parents by combining “mindfulness” with “exercise”.

Jockey Club Support Project for Parents of the New Generation

provides comprehensive support services for young parents aged 29 or below.

Project Legacy

Support Service for Families with Grandparents as Parents – provide support services for grandparents and their young grandchildren in intergenerational families.

0923 Youth Talent Innovators

provide one-stop performance and multimedia production services by grouping of multi-talented young people.

Lost and Found

Support Service for Scavengers – help elderly scavengers find the right direction in life again by means of career conversion.

Essence Hub

A social enterprise dedicated to enriching the lives of the golden-aged (people over 50 or above).