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Blue Sky Food Assistance Service Project


Service Introduction:

"Blue Sky Food Assistance Service Project" is funded by the Social Welfare Department with the aims to help and solve temporary hardship arising from cost of living, for those individuals and families who have proven difficulties in coping with daily expenditure.


Service Boundary:

Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai


Service Content:
- Provide not more than 8 weeks of short-term food assistance to disadvantaged individuals or families who have proven difficulties so as to solve their temporary financial hardship.
- The food distributed mainly includes dry rations, e.g. rice, noodles, canned food, cereal, eggs and supermarket food coupon etc. There are special menus to meet the special needs of different service users, including infant, persons of chronically ill, elderlies and ethnic minorities etc.
- Food collection will be on weekly basis at appointed time and location.

Service Target:

- Residents in Yuen Long & Tin Shui Wai.
- Unemployed, low-income groups, new arrivals, street sleepers and individuals or families encountering sudden change and facing immediate temporary financial hardship.
- Those who (i) have been living in rented rooms / bedspace / roof-top accommodation in private tenement buildings and squatter areas in the six months prior to the date of application for short-term food assistance; (ii) do not have separate electricity accounts under their own names or under the names of those who live in the same household; (iii) are not recipients of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance.
- Remarks: Non-Hong Kong residents, people who are seeking political asylum or illegal immigrants are not target service users of this short-term food assistance service project.

Application:
- Call enquiry hotline for the information of "Blue Sky Food Assistance Service Project".
- Eligible applicants can approach partner organizations of “Blue Sky Food Assistance Service Project” near their residential areas for referral services.
- Applicants are required to fill in the application forms and bring:
- Identity documents of applicant and those family members who live in the same household, documents of residential proof, income proof, and asset proof for assessment purpose.
- Applicants who fail to hand in necessary documents may cause delay or may be turned down for their applications.
- "Blue Sky Food Assistance Service Project" reserves the right to make final decision on approval of all applications.

Download Forms:
- Application form for Food Assistance Service
- Case Referral Form and Notes for Referring agency

Opening Hours:

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
9:30~13:00
14:00~18:00
19:00~22:00
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*The Centre will be closed on Sunday and Public Holidays.
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