OSC 2018 Beneficiaries
Children and Youth
Changing Young Lives Foundation supports and inspires underprivileged young people in Hong Kong and the Mainland by helping them to acquire the knowledge and skills to realise their full potential. The OSC funded Art to Heart Expressive Arts Therapy Program (ATH) will provide a series of expressive arts workshops to help at-risk students develop emotional competence, resilience and brand-new ways of self-expression.
No. of beneficiaries: 160 secondary students (aged 13 to 18) with or at-risk of emotional disturbance
CODA Hong Kong was established in 2013 and strives to support deaf families and their children by empowering them to face challenges in the hearing community through addressing their emotional, social and language development, as well as their identity and family issues. The project ‘SHALL WE “TALK”?’ will allow the children of deaf families to receive language assessments and follow up services, and provide parenting workshops and counselling service to the deaf families.
No. of beneficiaries: 100 Children of Deaf Adults (CODAs), 300 deaf parents & teachers and 90 volunteers
Home Care for Girls is a non-profit organization founded by Sister Agnes Ho. It provides a safe and caring environment where girls under stress can experience compassion and live a stable life away from problematic family situations. The project aims to provide a short -term residential services for teenage girls aged 14-18 who suffer from family problems and abuses. Through counselling and care, Home Care for Girls endeavors to let the girls experience the warmth and love of a home, and to nurture them so that they may value life.
No. of beneficiaries: 50 girls