Our volunteers – comprising 20 psychologists/therapists and 60 in other disciplines – are providing the following services:
A team of Cantonese-speaking volunteers with social-work skillset and experiences from Hong Kong answers enquiries and offers help to parents whose children’s mental health is of concern.
An online triage assessment and counselling service by UK registered psychologists and counsellors for the distressed children in Cantonese. The therapist/psychologist will signpost those who require further invention to the appropriate NHS service with a case report in English; and those require communal support will be referred to their local community services or NGOs.
Referral to Cantonese-speaking and UK registered specialists for counselling and therapy
Subsidised counselling and therapy for under-privileged families
2. Education and empowerment
Online talks by relevant specialists on mental health issues and local supports
Workshops on stress and anxiety relief.
Chinese publications including picture books for children and parents guides on stress and anxiety caused by migration
A bilingual website providing information on mental health; services offered by NHS and other NGOs as well as SEN supports.
Pamphlets in English to inform local teachers on the recent political and social development of Hong Kong; how these have affected the children and how they can help these students to settle in UK schools.
Translation for families (Cantonese/English) to support their communication with various stakeholders