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2019

The professional outreach service for private residential care homes
for persons with disabilities was commenced.

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2019

Shui Chuen O Day Activity Centre and Hostel was opened.

2019_水泉澳單位
2019

A centre was opened in Yuen Long to provide and promote art activities for people with and without disabilities.

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2019

Staff support was provided to a souvenir sales booth on the Avenue of Stars,Tsimshatsui.

2019_香港有禮
2019

"Cheer On" Parents and Relatives Resource Centre was opened in Yuen Long.

2019_智親至愛家長及親屬資源中心
2019

Po Yee Corner, an area providing tailor-made day service for elderly people with intellectual disabilities, was opened in Day Activity Centre and Hostel at Po Lam.

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2017

The "Let's be Friends Forever Volunteer Service Project III" of Bradbury Centre and Hostel at Tin King was elected in the "Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Community Services Election 2017" organized by the Lions Clubs International District 303 - Hong Kong and Macao, China.

2017_十大優質社會服務計劃
2017

Speech Therapy Service was re-introduced.

2017_言語治療
2016

A personal care salon providing haircutting and foot sauna service was opened in Cheung Sha Wan.

2016_好首足
2014

The “Infinity in Love” Service Project was initiated to provide support to carers of people with intellectual disabilities.

2014_智親至愛
2014

A haircutting salon was opened in Tuen Mun Hospital.

2014_智快髮
2013

The first outreach dental service for people with intellectual disabilities in Hong Kong was initiated by our Agency.

2013_開心由齒喜
2011

A community waste collection project in Sham Shui Po was carried out.

2011_社區廢物回收計劃
2009

The Home-Based Training and Support Service Team was converted into a district support centre and renamed "Yuen Long District Support Centre".

2009_元朗地區支援中心
2007

Mei Tin Integrated Rehabilitation Services Centre was opened.

2007_美田綜合復康服務中心
2006

Tseung Kwan O Integrated Rehabilitation Services Centre was opened.

2006_將軍澳綜合復康服務中心
2005

The office and activity centre of the Home-Based Training and Support Service Team moved to Siu Hong West Rail Station. The team was renamed "Wai Ji Mutual Support Network".

2005_懷智互援網a
2005

Physiotherapy Service was introduced.

2009_物理治療
2004

Sheltered Workshop at Long Ping was converted into an integrated vocational rehabilitation services centre and renamed "House of Arts and Skills".

2003

Community Rehabilitation Support Service was introduced.

2003_社區支援服務
2002

Holiday Care Service was introduced.

2002

The Small Enterprise Project was initiated.

2002

The Home-Based Training Team was converted into the Home-Based Training and Support Service Team.

2002

Wai Ji Hong Yip Co. Ltd. was established.

2001

The Direct Sales Service Project was initiated.

2001_直銷代購
2000

Placement of Hostel at Un Chau was increased to 60.

2000

Tai Hang Tung Day Activity Centre merged with Nam Shan Day Activity Centre.

1999

Sheltered Workshop cum Hostel at Un Chau was opened, providing 140 places for workers and 50 places for residents.

1999_元州單位
1996

Supported Employment Service gained full subvention from the Social Welfare Department.

1996

Supported Hostel I & II at Yuet Ping were opened.

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1996

Heltered Workshop cum Hostel at Hor Ping was opened.

1996_賀屏單位
1996

Occupational Therapy Service was introduced.

1996_職業治療
1995

The Agency was formally renamed "Wai Ji Christian Service" and it was incorporated as a limited company.

1995_WJCS Logo
1994

Supported Employment Service was introduced.

1994

Day Activity Centre cum Hostel at On Ting was opened.

1994_安定單位
1993

The agency took over Tai Hang Tung Day Activity Centre of the Social Welfare Department.

1993

Bradbury Centre cum Hostel at Tin King was opened.

1993_田景單位
1992

Respite Care Service was introduced.

1990

The first day activity centre cum hostel, which had a capacity of 50 persons, was opened on Po Lam Estate, Tseung Kwan O.

1990_寶林單位
1989

The first sheltered workshop cum hostel was opened on Long Ping Estate, Yuen Long, providing 140 places for workers and 50 places for residents.

1988

The Home-Based Training Team gained recognition and subvention from the Social Welfare Department.

1986

The first Gateway Club was formed in Nam Shan Centre to provide social and recreational activities for people with intellectual disabilities.

1986_智康社
1984

The training centre gained subvention from the Social Welfare Department. It moved to Nam Shan Estate, Shek Kip Mei, and became a whole-day training centre.

1984_懷智訓練中心
1979

Kowloon Union Church Wai Ji Training Centre (now known as Wai Ji Christian Service) was established in the church to provide half-day training service for people with intellectual disabilities.

1979_九龍佑寧堂懷智中心
1977

A member of the Kowloon Union Church, Mr. Bernard Ng, who was a physiotherapist, proposed the idea of setting up a service for people with intellectual disabilities on the premises of the church. In an extraordinary general meeting of the church in October of the year, it was approved that a day care centre for people with intellectual disabilities be established in the church and an organizing committee was immediately formed to work on it.

1977_懷智訓練中心發起人之一伍志敏先生