Contact Us

Address:1/F, Lung Cheung Garden, 26 Kennedy Town Praya, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

Tel:2819 8727
Fax:2818 2183
E-mail:nnec@naac.org.hk

 

Service Type:

Neighbourhood Elderly Centre

Service Hours:

Monday to Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday & Public Holidays – closed

Service Boundary:

1. Overall Service: Central and Western District

​2. ​Counselling Service and Application for Long Term Caring  Service and Hidden Elderly Service: University of Hong Kong, Kennedy Town and Mount Davis, Kwun Lung Lau, Sai Wan, Belcher’s Street, Water Street and part of Sai Ying Pun (from West of Western Street), Western part to Pokfulam Road (odd numbers from 1 to 109 and even numbers from 2 to 96), numbers under 188 on Victoria Road, even numbers from 2 to 72 on Mount Davis Road, Tai Pak Terrace area, Smithfield, Pokfield Road and central Pokfulam Road

Service Objectives

  • The centre is a type of community support services at neighbourhood level to provide a range of comprehensive services to enable the elderly to remain in the community, to lead a healthy, respectful and dignified life, to age in place, to enhance their positive and contributing role to the society and to involve the public in building up a caring community.

Target Group

  • Members of the centre and hidden elderly service: people aged 60 or above in the community.​
     

  • Carers of elders who need to take care of the elderly.

  • Students of the Community University for the Elderly: people aged 55 or above in the community.

  Scopes of Service

  • Health Education, Educational and Developmental Activities: to help the elderly build a healthy lifestyle through various types of activities, to have lifelong learning, to care about the society and to broaden their social circle so they can enjoy their golden age.

  • Volunteer Development: to provide training and awards to encourage elders to develop their potential. The elderly are encouraged to participate in planning and organising activities in the centre to promote a self-participation spirit.

  • Carer Support Services: through counselling, mutual support group, training and lending or purchasing of rehabilitation aides to help release carers’ stress and burden.

  • Counselling Services: to assist elders to tackle emotion, interpersonal, financial and personal care concerns and to refer them to regular community care services when necessary.

  • Elderly Support Services: to support single or couple elderly in the community through volunteering service; to help them tackle problems and to build up community network.

  • Hidden Vulnerable Elders: mobilise community resources or network to reach out the vulnerable elders who are not accessing any services and to help build their support network.

  • Drop-in and Support Service: to provide leisure facilities and support services such as meals, letter-writing, consultation service and so on.

  • Long-term Nursing Care Service: to assist needy elders in applying long term nursing care service and in receiving the Standardised Care Need Assessment Mechanism for Elderly Services.

Facilities

  • Activity room, computer room, pantry, meeting room, gym equipment, audio and visual equipment, newspapers and magazine, chesses, free WiFi service and so on

 Fees

  • Membership fee for the centre: HK$21/year.
     

  • Community University for the Elderly: HK$10/year (people aged 60 or above) or HK$20/year (people aged 55-59).
     

  • There may be charges for individual services or activities depending on their nature.

Application Procedures

  • Visit in person or call to the centre for application; or referred by government departments, welfare organisations, local groups or individuals.

  Withdrawal Procedures

Submit your request to the centre in person, by phone or in writing.

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