"One-off Allowance for New Arrivals from Low-income Families" Programme
Applications are accepted from 27 September to 31 December 2020
The Community Care Fund (CCF) "One-off Allowance for New Arrivals from Low-income Families" Programme is administered by the CCF Task Force under the Commission on Poverty. The Task Force has engaged Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited (hereafter "BOCHK") as the Agent Bank responsible for accepting and carrying out initial checking of applications and disbursement of allowance. The CCF Secretariat provides administrative support to the Programme.
The Programme is open for phased application from 27 September to 31 December 2020. Applicants, no matter whether they choose to receive the allowance by way of bank transfer or an order cheque, may submit online applications through the BOCHK website or make paper-form applications. Applicants should upload the duplicate copies of required documentary proof when making online applications. Applicants are advised to get ready the required documentary proof in advance so as to expedite the application process. If applications are made in paper form, applicants should place the completed application forms together with the duplicate copies of documentary proof into the drop-in box of any of the 168 designated BOCHK branches in Hong Kong, or mail to GPO Box No. 9940. Applicants are encouraged to make applications online
, which is more convenient and efficient.
Should you wish to obtain details of the Programme, please visit the CCF website or call the designated enquiry hotline of the Programme operated by BOCHK on 3988 1810
Community Care Fund Secretariat
28 September 2020