Government engages public on recommendations of new Hong Kong Rehabilitation Programme Plan

     The Labour and Welfare Bureau today (November 5) announced that the Rehabilitation Advisory Committee (RAC) will launch the third stage (Consensus Building Stage) of the public consultation exercise to seek views from members of the public on the formulation of a new Hong Kong Rehabilitation Programme Plan (RPP) through a series of public engagement activities.

     With the assistance of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University Consulting Team, the RAC has completed the second stage of the public consultation exercise to collect stakeholders' opinions for the formulation of strategic directions and recommendations for the new RPP. The second stage report prepared by the Consulting Team has been uploaded onto its website ( for public viewing.

     A spokesman for the Labour and Welfare Bureau said, "The Consulting Team will hold four public consultation sessions in November 2019 and complete 16 thematic seminars before the end of 2019, with a view to giving stakeholders from various sectors an in-depth briefing on the themes under the proposed strategic directions of the new RPP."

     The arrangements of the four public consultation sessions under the Consensus Building Stage are set out as follows:
Session Date and Time Venue
Session One
(Note 1)
November 13 (Wednesday)
10am to 12.30pm
Hall, 1/F, Henry G Leong Yaumatei Community Centre, 60 Public Square Street, Yau Ma Tei
Session Two
Hong Kong Island
(Note 2)
November 14 (Thursday)
2.30pm to 5pm
Hall, 1/F, Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai
Session Three
New Territories West
(Note 2)
November 15 (Friday)
10am to 12.30pm
Hall, Princess Alexandra Community Centre, 60 Tai Ho Road, Tsuen Wan
Session Four
New Territories East
(Note 2)
November 16 (Saturday)
1.30pm to 4pm
Hall, Hang Hau Community Hall, G/F, Sai Kung Tseung Kwan O Government Complex, 38 Pui Shing Road, Hang Hau, Tseung Kwan O

Note 1: To be conducted in Cantonese, with Hong Kong sign language interpretation and Cantonese and English simultaneous interpretation.
Note 2: To be conducted in Cantonese, with Hong Kong sign language interpretation.

     The public consultation period of the Consensus Building Stage will commence on November 5 and last until December 20. Members of the public are welcome to express their views. Please visit the Consulting Team's website ( for registration arrangements of the public consultation sessions, details of the thematic seminars and methods for submitting views. Members of the public who have any views or enquiries may send email to the Consulting Team (

Ends/Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Issued at HKT 12:30