Get to Know HK Charities: Methodist Epworth Village Community Centre, Social Welfare

Founded in 1963, the Methodist Epworth Village Community Centre (the Centre) is a diversified social service organisation, with a focus on the eastern district of Hong Kong Island. The Centre currently serves a wide range of beneficiaries including schools, children, youth, families, ethnic minorities, the golden aged and the elderly.  The Centre’s mission is to care for all through quality service.

The Centre engages with children, individuals and families living in government-aided or subdivided flats in the eastern district. Through personal visits and interviews, the Centre determines the needs of tenants and provides appropriate assistance, such as food or other essentials. The Centre also initiates and facilitates encounters among tenants through topical discussions or training to foster a sense of community and purpose.

Going forward, the Centre plans to:

  • Engage with other NGOs for more opportunities for networking and collaboration;
  • Connect beneficiaries with more relevant resources, such as services and funders;
  • Bridge the intergenerational gap; and
  • Enhance its own internal management skills and impact measurement.

Learn more about the Methodist Epworth Village Community Centre here (website in Traditional Chinese only).


Share this :


Other articles:


An Interview with ACS Volunteer Lauren Houghton

Lauren is a veteran volunteer and champion of ACS who has been integral to the launch of two of our core programs – JC ENGAGE Digital Exploration and IGNITE seminar series.  She also led the ACS team in 2018-19.  Lauren has been instrumental to many of our successes over the years, and we are extremely grateful to have her as a partner.  Read more about Lauren.

Read More »
Get to Know Charities

Get to Know Charities: The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

Every year, the United Nations celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) on 3 December which aims to promote the rights of people with disabilities in all aspects so that they can live in a fair and barrier-free society. The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation (HKSR) shares the same goal by not only providing physically rehabilitation service, but also focusing on disease prevention, health promotion and health-risk factor assessments.

Read More »