HKCN - Emergency Aid Fund

 Hong Kong Community Network-Emergency Aid Fund

Application Guide & Application Form

Introduction

Emergency Aid Fund was established on July 1st 2015, it aims to help our members (Ethnic Minorities/ Elder people/ disabled people/ low income families) to get through the difficulties and crisis in a short time.

Applicant Qualifications

You are eligible to apply for the fund if you meet all the following requirements:

1.          You are a Hong Kong resident with Hong Kong ID.

2.          You are of 18 years and above.

3.          You need extra money or you can’t maintain the normal life when you face natural diseases or emergency issues.

4.          You didn’t apply for any aid fund or you are still waiting for the fund from government (for example:Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) or Social Security Allowance (SSA) )

5.          You should come to HKCN’s office by yourself to apply

6.          You can apply for it as individuals or as families

7.          You should agree with our organization’s aims and are willing to be the members of HKCN.

Aid Items

Hong Kong Community Network does not have specific items to limit your application, anyone can apply for the fund under a special crisis included natural diseases or emergency issues.

Aid Figures

Our Organization’s Fund Committee will determine the amount of the aid figures based on different cases. The approved amount will range from 500HKD to 3000HKD. The upper limit for individual application will be 2000 HKD, and family application will be 3000HKD.

 

Fund Distributing Method

The way to distribute will be through crossed cheque or case, you should come to HKCN’s office to get it and sign after receiving the fund except under special circumstances.

Application process

You can get the application form from our office or you can download here. Please fill into the form and take the documentary evidence (like : HKID / bank statement / tax statement/ salary statement / school textbook assistance/ CSSA supporting certification and other assets certification ) to Hong Kong Community Network office (Room 1501,15/F, Kwai Cheong Centre, 50 Kwai Cheong Road, Kwai Chung, H.K.) , or you can hand in it to LINK Centre address(Shop B-E, G/F, Cheong Nin Building, 1013-1033 Kwai Chung Road, Kwai Chung, N.T.) or Community Network Companions(Room 1501,15/F, Kwai Cheong Centre, 50 Kwai Cheong Road, Kwai Chung, H.K.).

The secretariat will contact the applicant within 3 working days and we will notify the results to applicants after 4 working days counting from the day the applicant submits the documents.