Short-term Food Assistance Service Projects

Service Description

In February 2009, SWD commissioned five non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to operate five short-term food assistance service projects covering the whole territory to help individuals and families who have difficulties in coping with their daily food expenditure.

Target Groups

Individuals or families who have proven difficulties coping with daily food expenditure, including those among the unemployed, low-income earners, new arrivals, street sleepers, as well as individuals or families encountering sudden change and facing immediate financial hardship, etc.

Application Procedures 

Applicants may contact the Operating NGOs according to their place of residence and provide the NGOs with HKID card, proof of residential address, etc. for eligibility assessment.

Fees and Charges

Free of charge

Contact Means of the Five Operating NGOs

聖雅各福群會眾膳坊 People’s Food Bank
(Tsuen Wan, Kwai Tsing, Hong Kong Islands and Islands, incl. Tung Chung )
Tel : 2975 8777

東華三院 Tung Wah Group of Hospitals
(Kowloon City, Yau Tsim Mong, Shum Shui Po)
Tel : 2199 7999

循道衛理觀塘社會服務處 Kwun Tong Methodist Social Service
(Kwun Tong, Wong Tai Sin, Sai Kung)
Tel : 2727 6036

香港婦聯有限公司  Hong Kong Women Development Association Limited
(Shatin, Taipo, North District )
Tel : 3904 3492

香港聖公會福利協會 Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Welfare Council
(Tun Mun, Yuen Long)
Tel: 2668 8708