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Completed Projects

Friend Home

Friend Home

Helping homeless people with coping and long-term planning skills through accommodation and other psycho-social support.

Music Angel Programme: Rhythmers in the Making

Music Angel Programme: Rhythmers in the Making

Enabling students with autism and special educational needs to develop social skills and new hobbies through music activities; training music teachers to provide a supportive learning environment for such students.

Community Education and Programme Development Project

Community Education and Programme Development Project

Helped the Hong Kong Down Syndrome Association to change the attitude of parents and the community towards Down Syndrome through training programmes and support services.

World Psychiatric Association Conference in Beijing

World Psychiatric Association Conference in Beijing

Provided funding for a member of the Richmond Fellowship staff to attend the conference.

The Companion Scheme – Providing Care for Prison Inmates and Their Family Members

The Companion Scheme – Providing Care for Prison Inmates and Their Family Members

Successfully rehabilitated offenders and their families provided assistance to and shared experiences with those still in prison and their families.

Support Migrant Domestic Workers’ Mental Health with Preventive Online Education and Peer Support

Support Migrant Domestic Workers’ Mental Health with Preventive Online Education and Peer Support

Providing online mental health education for Filipino and Indonesian MDWs in Hong Kong, training the alumni to be team leaders to support the online courses and their peers and giving information to the members of their social media followers.

Hot Meal Service: Kiddy Heart Canteens

Hot Meal Service: Kiddy Heart Canteens

Four hot meal canteens were set up to provide reduced price dinners for low income families. The canteens also served as a ‘hub’ to engage relevant service providers to organise activities for these families.

Specialised Treatment and Prevention Project against Sexual Violence

Specialised Treatment and Prevention Project against Sexual Violence

Helping sex offenders take responsibility for stopping sexual violence with counselling, therapy and family support programmes.

Provision of After Care Services for patients discharged from Psychiatric Halfway Houses

Provision of After Care Services for patients discharged from Psychiatric Halfway Houses

Public hospitals were over stretched and mentally-ill people were not getting adequate basic care and attention. This project helped to fill the gap.

Parent Empowerment Scheme

Parent Empowerment Scheme

Funded this project to enhance the self-esteem and self-confidence of older adults and encourage them to continue contributing to society through online learning, a job matching service and volunteer services.

Hospice and Grief Counselling Programme

Hospice and Grief Counselling Programme

Funded its public education programme and the establishment of a Hospice Care, a pilot project which filled the gap and provided services to the dying.

Single Fathers Support Network

Single Fathers Support Network

Funded the strengthening of the support network among single fathers.

Perfect Terminal

Perfect Terminal

Funded Life and Death Education services for the elderly living in private residential care homes (PRCHs) and intergeneration communication training for caregivers, staff of PRCHs and volunteers.

The Association of the Third Age

The Association of the Third Age

Funded this project to enhance the self-esteem and self-confidence of older adults and encourage them to continue contributing to society through online learning, a job matching service and volunteer services.

Reachout Programme

Reachout Programme

Provided medical, counselling, social and legal services to women in the sex industry.

Support Services to the Ethnic Minority in Hong Kong

Support Services to the Ethnic Minority in Hong Kong

Due to the global economic downturn in 2009, KF committed to a two year funding programme to support part of the recurrent expenses of the agency including staff salaries and administrative expenses.

Psychiatric Rehabilitation: The Asian Experience

Psychiatric Rehabilitation: The Asian Experience

Provided funding for a member of the Richmond Fellowship staff to attend the conference.

Establishment of a Parent Support Network for families with a Down Syndrome Child

Establishment of a Parent Support Network for families with a Down Syndrome Child

Provided information and support to help parents affirm their role in the child’s development.

A Self-Help Group for Women in an Abusive Relationship

A Self-Help Group for Women in an Abusive Relationship

Established a self-help group to provide support services for women suffering from family violence and abuse.

Stair Climbing Service

Stair Climbing Service

To link up with NGOs and provide an innovative and safe stair climbing service for elderly with limited mobility in Sham Shui Po district.

Ho-Sum Volunteering Services

Ho-Sum Volunteering Services

Sponsored the office expenses and website maintenance costs.

Supportive Services for Female Survivors of Sexual Violence

Supportive Services for Female Survivors of Sexual Violence

Providing counselling to female survivors of sexual violence, with a mutual support network and psycho-education workshops.

From Depression to Expression: Arts Intervention in Helping Community-dwelling Depressed Elderly

From Depression to Expression: Arts Intervention in Helping Community-dwelling Depressed Elderly

Art-based intervention to help elders with depression and to promote geriatric mental health in the community.

Trailwalker Community Education Centre

Trailwalker Community Education Centre

This was the first education centre operated by a parent self help group. The centre provides services for parents of the mentally handicapped and promotes public education and awareness.

Power Up: Capacity Building on Service Innovation

Power Up: Capacity Building on Service Innovation

This project aimed at empowering NGOs to develop concise and clear proposals and to sharpen their design thinking skills to promote service innovation so that they are more equipped to solve multifaceted social problems.

Ho-Sum Website (Chinese Version), Volunteer Database & Donors Section

Ho-Sum Website (Chinese Version), Volunteer Database & Donors Section

An online platform for charities to recruit volunteers and for corporations and individuals to search for voluntary opportunities.

Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 1999

Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 1999

Sponsored Dr Michael Kearney's fees for the conference.

Mental Health Review Advisory Services

Mental Health Review Advisory Services

Supported the agency to provide mental health review advisory services to mentally-ill patients and their relatives.

Kick off Poverty – Football for Change

Kick off Poverty – Football for Change

This dynamic project uses sports as an agent of change to promote the physical and mental health of disadvantaged people.

Support the Operation of a Self-Financed Family Service Centre

Support the Operation of a Self-Financed Family Service Centre

This Ho Man Tin based centre aimed to improve relationships among families living and to strengthen the support network in the community through a variety of activities.

Mind-Lock Memory and Cognitive Training Centre

Mind-Lock Memory and Cognitive Training Centre

Funded the creation of a new space for centre-based and in-home training programmes for elderly people with mild cognitive impairment or early dementia. Support services were also provided for caregivers to relieve their stress. The centre is self-sustainable and running independently.

The Study of the Employment Outcome of Recovered Mentally Ill Workers in Various Sheltered Workshops

The Study of the Employment Outcome of Recovered Mentally Ill Workers in Various Sheltered Workshops

This study was the first systematic research of its kind in this particular field. The Keswick Foundation funded the research expenses.

Activity Centre for Single Parents

Activity Centre for Single Parents

Funded the establishment of a support network among single-parent families. Training in handling family issues was also provided.

Speech Up

Speech Up

Adopting a new hybrid model, combining face-to-face assessment and tele-rehabilitation sessions, to address speech problems of Parkinson’s patients and support their family carers.

Community Services for Dementia Care

Community Services for Dementia Care

Due to the economic crisis in 2009, another round of three year funding was committed to cover the operational expenses of two day care centres in Wang Tau Hom and Wanchai.

Scholarship

Scholarship

Awarded a scholarship to a mainland Chinese candidate to cover his stay in the UK.

Evaluation Research for the Marriage Mediation Counselling Service

Evaluation Research for the Marriage Mediation Counselling Service

Funded research into the effectiveness of a pioneer Marriage Mediation Counselling Service.

Funeral Support Services

Funeral Support Services

Family members received information, emotional support and advice on funeral procedures from trained volunteers and social workers.

Intensive Counselling Project on Financial Difficulties

Intensive Counselling Project on Financial Difficulties

One-stop crisis intervention and counselling services were offered to help debtors solve their emotional and family problems.

Establishment of a Permanent Office cum Service Centre

Establishment of a Permanent Office cum Service Centre

Funded the creation of a permanent centre to provide respite and home-care support, including a hotline service, counselling, support groups and training programmes for people with Alzheimer’s.

Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Unit

Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Unit

Funded the setting up of the Research Unit under the Department of Psychiatry and supported its research on the frequency and distribution of psychiatric morbidity in Sha Tin.

Bereavement Counselling for Children

Bereavement Counselling for Children

Support and counselling services to bereaved children who had experienced the sudden death of a loved one. Educational talks, seminars and workshops were conducted for parents/guardians to provide them with information and tools to better support the bereaved children.

Integrated Bereavement Care Service

Integrated Bereavement Care Service

Training programmes for social workers and support groups for the bereaved and their families.

Drop-in Centre for Single Parents

Drop-in Centre for Single Parents

Funded the creation of a centre to address the needs of single-parent families.

Home Care Nurse

Home Care Nurse

Supported the Society to establish a Home Care Nursing Team for AIDS patients.

Integrate Hospital-Community Rehabilitation In Mainland China: Model Building and Clinical Education

Integrate Hospital-Community Rehabilitation In Mainland China: Model Building and Clinical Education

This project promoted a seamless transition of rehabilitation service from hospital to community in order to help disabled people live independently as well as improving the rehabilitation education in China.

Home Safety Care Scheme for the Isolated Elderly with Visual Impairment

Home Safety Care Scheme for the Isolated Elderly with Visual Impairment

Provided funding for volunteers with the Hong Kong Federation of the Blind to carry out home safety checks and basic household maintenance for the blind elderly living alone.

Prevention of Child Abuse and Violence in Single Parents

Prevention of Child Abuse and Violence in Single Parents

Funded the provision of support services for single-parent families so as to prevent child abuse and family violence.

International Conference on Family and Community Care

International Conference on Family and Community Care

Sponsored a representative of the Council to attend the conference.

Fit Solution - Community Transitional Day Rehabilitation Programme

Fit Solution - Community Transitional Day Rehabilitation Programme

Transitional daycare services and high-intensity rehabilitation training to improve stroke patients’ recovery and defer institutional services

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