1983

  • Lei Fook Church Social Centre for the Elderly was launched in February 1983.
  • C & M A Fu Shan Child Care Centre was launched in September 1983.
  • C & M A Shatin Child Care Centre was launched in October 1983.
  • C & M A Chak On Child Care Centre was launched in December 1983.

 

1984

  • Lam Tin Alliance Church Social Centre for the Elderly was launched in 1984.

 

1987

  • C & M A Long Ping Child Care Centre was launched in June 1987.

 

1988

  • C & M A Lei Tung Child Care Centre was launched in April 1988.

 

1990

  • Christian & Missionary Alliance facilitated the establishment of the Central Administration Office for Social Services in January.
  • Shek Pai Wan Alliance Church Social Centre for the Elderly was launched in February.
  • C & M A Cheung Hang Social Centre for the Elderly was launched in December.
  • We became an official member organization of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service.

 

1991

•    Oversight of the sponsorship, management, and supervision of our social services was transferred from the

     Christian & Missionary Alliance to the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church Union Hong Kong Limited.

•    C & M A Chak On Child Care Centre was launched the Integrated Programme in February that mildly disabled

     children in the district could be served.

•    C & M A Riviera Gardens Social Centre of the Elderly was launched in July.
•    C & M A Bradbury King Lam Social Centre of the Elderly was launched in November.

 

 

 

1992

  • We became a member organization of The Community Chest of Hong Kong in May and as a result our Central Administration Office and 6 Social Centres for the Elderly started receiving the Chest’s allocation.
  • Lam Tin Alliance Church Social Centre for the Elderly was relocated to Seeneway Garden in October due to the demolition of Lam Tin Estate.

 

1993

  • C & M A Bradbury Kwong Fuk Study Centre was launched in March.
  • C & M A Long Ping Child Care Centre started the service of the Integrated Programme in October.
  • Starting in October, Shek Pai Wan Alliance Church Social Centre for the Elderly was officially subvented by the government.

 

1994

  • C & M A Chak On, Fu Shan, and Lei Tung Child Care Centres started occasional child care service in October.

 

1995

  • Our first walkathon was held on December 30, raising over $400,000.
  • C & M A Long Ping Child Care Centre started the occasional child care service in October.
  • 6 Social centres for the elderly established a Golden Girl Guide group in November.

 

1996

  • C & M A South Horizons Child Care Centre was launched in February.
  • C & M A Shatin and South Horizons Child Care Centres started offering occasional child care service in January.

 

1997

  • C & M A Plover Cove Child Care Centre was launched in November.

 

1998

  • Due to the redevelopment of Shek Pai Wan Estate, C & M A Shek Pai Wan Social Centre for the Elderly was temporarily relocated to Chai Wan Alliance Church, with the name changed to C & M A Tsui Wan Social Centre for the Elderly.

 

1999

  • Our first territory-wide flag day was held on 18th September.
  • C & M A Tsui Wan Social Centre for the Elderly was relocated to Tsui Lok Estate in Chai Wan in October to continue its service, with its name changed to C & M A Tsui Lok Social Centre for the Elderly.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Committee was formed in November.

 

2000

  • Lei Tung Child Care Centre started receiving subsidy from the Social Welfare Department to provide extended hours service
  • Our Tin Chung Child Care Centre started serving the community on 24th August.
  • Our Chak On Child Care Centre closed on 31st August due to an aging population in the community and the continued decline in admissions.

 

2001

  • In August, our Central Administration Office relocated to the M floor of the GIC Building in Olympian City (Phase 1).
  • Our second territory-wide flag day was held on 3rd November.
  • Fu Shan, Shatin, and Plover Cove Child Care centres formed parent teacher associations.。
  • All our Child Care Centres started employing the "Project Approach" learning model and utilised "Children Development Portfolio" as the tool for evaluating children's learning and development.

 

2002

  • Our first mutual help child care centre - C & M A Island Harbourview Mutual Help Child Care Centre, officially started serving the community in February.
  • Lei Tung and South Horizons Child Care centres formed parent teacher associations.

 

2003

  • C & M A Central Administration Office for Social Service was renamed C & M A Social Services.
  •  In April, we revamped 4 social centres for the Elderly into elderly neighbourhood centres, namely, Cheung Hang Neighbourhood Elderly Centre, Lei Fook Neighbourhood Elderly Centre, Bradbury King Lam Neighbourhood Elderly Centre, and Lam Tin Neighbourhood Elderly Centre. Meanwhile, Riviera Gardens Social Centre for the Elderly and Tsui Lok Social Centre for the Elderly both became self-financed and were renamed Riviera Gardens Elderly Learning Centre and Tsui Lok Neighbourhood Elderly Centre respectively.

 

2004

  • We held our 3rd territory-wide flag day on 21st February.
  • In February, we adopted the use of "SMART Membership Management" system to handle the daily operation information of member services, activities, etc. at our elderlys centres.
  • C & M A Long Ping Child Care Centre closed on 31st August due to an aging population in the community and the decline in admissions.
  • In November we launched a new self-financed family counselling and support service at Tin Chung Child Care Centre in Tin Shui Wai by employing a counsellor to handle family cases and support parenting-related family problems.
  • On 4th December we held a flag day on Hong Kong Island.

 

2005

  • In September, to align with the "harmonisation of pre-primary services," we renamed our 6 child care centres as "nursery schools" and set up school boards as their governance bodies.

 

2006

  • We held our 4th territory-wide flag day on 2nd December.
  • On 31st March, our six nursery schools held a joint performance titled "Chinese Culture" at Sha Tin City Hall to present the result of the Chinese cultural art project Children's Hearts for China.

 

2007

  • C & M A Personal Growth and Counselling Centre was officially launched in March to provide professional services in counselling and personal growth activities. An opening ceremony was held in November, officiated by Mr Fung Pak-Yan, deputy director of Social Welfare Department, Ms Christine Fang, chief executive of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, and Rev. But Tak Fu, our executive committee chairman.
  • We held a flag day in Kowloon on 7th July.
  • In September, our 6 nursery schools participated in the Voucher Scheme of Education Bureau.

 

2008

  • Riviera Gardens Elderly Learning Centre established a University of 3rd Age (U3A) Self-learning centre.
  • Our nursery school teachers went to Shenzhen for a Nursery Service Study Tour.
  • C & M A Pentecostal Church Neighbourhood Centre was launched in October.
  • C & M A Parent-Child Service Centre was renamed Christian & Missionary Alliance Tuen Mun Church Family Services – Hing Yiu Service Centre.

 

2009

  • Christian & Missionary Alliance Wah Kee Church Neighbourhood Centre was launched on 10th January.
  • In February we partnered with 4 other organizations to operate the Daily Meal Network, a short-term food assistance project subvented by the government to provide temporary assistance to alleviate hardship faced by some families.
  • Christian & Missionary Alliance Yuen Kei Family Service Centre was launched in May.
  • C & M A Cheung Hang Neighbourhood Elderly Centre established a University of 3rd Age (U3A) Self-learning centre.
  • Our Principals and teachers of our nursery schools formed the Taiwan Nursery Service Study Tour and visited distinctive nursery schools in Tai Chung for professional exchange.
  • We held our 5th territory-wide flag day on 12th December.

 

2010

  • The Hung Chun House branch of the C & M A Cheung Hang Neighbourhood Elderly Centre was launched in March.
  • C & M A Tsui Lok Good Neighbours Centre for the Elderly launched the C & M A Promoting Health Project -- Physiotherapy Service, providing inexpensive physiotherapy, and offering training for healthy lifestyle and fall prevention.
  • First joint nursery school graduation ceremony was held on August 12.
  • C & M A Lam Tin Neighbourhood Elderly Centre was relocated to Yau Lai Estate, Yau Tong, and Christian & Missionary Alliance Yau Lai Neighbourhood Elderly Centre was established.

 

2011

  • Lei Fook Neighbourhood Elderly Centre reached an agreement with the Housing Authority on a unit exchange scheme, and on 31st of May returned the centre premises to the Housing Authority. Service to the community was continued at the new centre in Lei Chak House.
  • Funded by BOCHK's "Caring Hong Kong - A Heart Warming Campaign" in September, we a team of stationing social workers in nursery schools providing parenting education activities and counselling services was established.
  • We held our 6th territory-wide flag day on 3rd December.

 

2012

  • We held our 7th territory-wide flag day on 1st December.

 

2013

  • We form the Age-friendly Culture task force to implement an Age-friendly work culture.
  • We received funding from The Community Chest to implement the "Good Companion – Neighbourhood Assistance to Elders with Dementia" programme for 2 years.
  • Renovations of Lei Fook Neighbourhood Elderly Centre was completed in mid-November. Applying Age-friendly concept in the centre design, the centre can provide a safe, functional, and comfortable environment for the elderlies.

 

2014

  • Teaching staffs from 6 nursery schools visited Seoul, Korea for a 4-day“Korean Education and Culture Tour”in March for training.
  • Long-term care need assessment service was added to 4 neighbourhood elderly centres in October.
  • We held our 8th territory-wide flag day on 13th December.
  • The Riviera Gardens Elderly Learning Centre underwent renovations and services resumed on 7th July.

 

2015

  • Teaching staffs of our nursery schools participated in the Shenzhen Educational Youth and Cultural Exchange Study Tour.
  • Tsui Lok Good Neighbours Centre for the Elderly was granted funding in October by the HSBC 150th Anniversay Charity Programme through The Community Chest to operate the "360 Neighbourhood Wellness Service for the Elderly" programme, in which multidisciplinary medical professionals team would provide self-managed health services to the elderly.
  • The Good Companion – Neighborhood Assistance to Elders with Major Neurocognitive Disorders (Dementia) project was granted funds by The Community Chest again in May to extend for another year.

 

2016

  • Riviera Gardens Elderly Learning Centre received funding in April from Simon K. Y. Lee Foundation to implement the Active Prevention & Early Detection of Cognitive Impairment project.
  • We received funding from Fu Tak Iam Foundation Limited to implement the Good Companion – Neighborhood Assistance to Elders with Major Neurocognitive Disorders (Dementia) project for 2 years.
  • Tsui Lok Good Neighbours Centre for the Elderly underwent renovations and services resumed on 20th September.
  • Tsui Lok Good Neighbours Centre for the Elderly received funding from S. K. Yee Medical Foundation to implement C & M A Promoting Health Project -Physiotherapy Service for 3 years.

 

2017

  • Cheung Hang Neighbourhood Elderly Centre completed renovations of the Main Centre and the Sub-base in August and October respectively.
  • King Lam Neighbourhood Elderly Centre added a new site on the first floor of the King Lam Neighbourhood Community Centre were completed in Jan 2018.
  • The Riviera Gardens Elderly Learning Centre and Cheung Hang Neighbourhood Elderly Centre received funding from HSBC through The Community Chest to implement for 2 years the Neighbourhood Support to Elderly People Living in Private Residential Care Home programme.
  • We held our 9th territory-wide flag day on 9th September.
  • In the school year of 2017-2018, six of our nursery schools started participating in the "Free Quality Kindergarten Education Scheme"

 

2018

  • Renovations of the King Lam Neighbourhood Elderly Centre were completed in January and services fully resumed on 16th January.
  • We held our 10th territory-wide flag day on 26th May.