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Application forms for Caring and Sharing Scheme available from today
     The Government announced today (January 21) that application forms and related documents for the Caring and Sharing Scheme (CSS) are available from today.
     "Application forms and related documents are available from today on the dedicated website (css.gov.hk), or at the Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of the Home Affairs Department and the Working Family Allowance Office (WFAO) or Student Finance Office of the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency," a government spokesman said.
     Application for CSS will be open from February 1 to April 30, 2019. An applicant may submit the completed application form and documentary proof in an envelope with sufficient postage affixed and send it to PO Box No. 2600 of Mong Kok Post Office. An applicant may also submit the application documents by using the Drop-in Boxes for the Scheme. Details of the locations of Drop-in Boxes are at Annex, which are also available on the following website: www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/careandshare/en/how_to_apply.htm#session2;   
     Other details of the Scheme are available on the dedicated website. For enquiries, please call the 24-hour hotline 3897 1088.
Ends/Monday, January 21, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:00
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