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Project Link and Interpretation Support

The project had been ended on 31 March 2007.

To strengthen the existing Interpretation Support Services launched by Project SASA and Happy Teens Clubs, “Project LINK” , supported by our Agency Development Fund, aims at fortifying social service units in serving South Asians as well as enhancing South Asians’ knowledge on community resources and social policies.

Service Duration:

1st September06 ~ 31st March07

Service Targets:

  • South Asians
  • Service providers of NGOs or Government Departments serving South Asians

Service Contents:

1) Hotline Enquiry on Interpretation Service

  • 15 sessions of hotline consultation a week in Urdu, Hindi, Nepali and English
  • Please call 6172-6774 if you need interpretation support!

Service Hours:

@= Hotline Service / #= Drop-in Corner

Time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
10am to 1pm @ @ @ @ @ # @ # @
2pm to 6pm @ @ @ @ @ # @ # ---
7pm to 10pm @ @ @ @ @ # --- ---

Remark: Services will be closed on public holidays.

2) Drop-in Corner

  • Drop-in and social service information corner opens on every Friday and Saturday. Face-to-face consultations can be rendered to those in need.
  • If you want to get handy information about various community resources and learn more about those services, please visit our office on Friday (10am – 10pm) & on Saturday (10am – 6pm).

3) Verbal (on-site) Interpretation and Written Translation Service

Hospital School Housing Social Welfare
  • Provide free of charge verbal (on- site) interpretation and escort service to South Asians in seeking public services and workers in serving South Asians.
  • Provide written translation service from English to Urdu or Nepali (free for South Asians and HKCS internal units only)

Consultants:

  1. Mr Buddhi Bahadur Thapa
    Chairman, International Nepalese Charitable Foundation
  2. Mr Saeed Uddin MH
    Honorable Secretary
    The Incorporated Trustees of the Islamic Community Fund of Hong Kong
  3. Mr. James Joseph Keezhangatte

4) Mobile Information Booths

  • Hold booths in promoting public services information in areas with high South Asian population.

5) Community visits & workshops

  • Let’s learn more about social services & policies in HK!
  • Organize community visits and workshops to enhance South Asians’ understanding on social services and policies (e.g. education system, legal system and labor policy, etc).

Enquiry:

Miss Sita Limbu
Programme Worker of Project LINK
Telephone: 6172-6774
Fax: 2729-2250
Email: plink@hkcs.org.

Or

Miss Karrie Chan
Project Leader of Project SASA
Telephone: 3188-2525
Fax: 2729-2250
Email: plink@hkcs.org

Address: 314, Podium Level,
Wo Ping House,
Lei Cheng Uk Estate,
Shamshuipo,
Kowloon, HKSAR

Call 6172-6774 &
find your solution in:
Hong Kong Christian Service
Project LINK

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