Cross Centre (Eastern and Wanchai Office) (Counselling Services for Psychotropic Substance Abusers)

Tel: 2884 0282
Fax: 2884 3262
Address: 9/F., Fong Shu Chuen Social Service Building., 6 Po Man Street, Shaukeiwan, Hong Kong
Service Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
* Interview appointment or program could be arranged on Monday to Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
Email: csdcross@tungwah.org.hk
Service Type: Youth and Family Services - Specialized Guidance Service
District: Eastern and Wan Chai
Website: http://crosscentre.tungwahcsd.org

History

Since October 2002, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals CROSS Centre – Eastern and Wan Chai Office has begun to provide one-spot anti-drug service, i.e. from anti-drug prevention programs to treatment services for psychotropic substance abusers, at Eastern and Wan Chai District with the financial support from Social Welfare Department.

Objective

  • To assist the Psychotropic Substance Abusers (PSAs) to quit the drug-taking behavior by counseling service with community medical services.
  • To provide emotional support for the family members of PSAs and encourage the family members participating actively into the rehabilitation process of PSAs.
  • To assist the at-risk people's to build up self-confident, enhance their Adversity Quotient, lead a healthy life and abstain from drug abuse.
  • To hold anti-drug public education programmes and assist youth and the community to prevent the drug problem from spreading.
  • To organize training programmes for youth workers, teachers or other related professions to enhance their capacity on early identification and handling of adolescents' drug abuse problems.

Facilities

  • Computers, Television, Electronic Game Set, Magazines, Resources Centre on drug related issues.
  • Art Room
  • Band Room (including drum set, electronic guitar, electronic piano and architecture equipment).
  • Interview Rooms
  • Hall and Mass Activities Room (including projector and AV Equipment)

Service Recipients

  • People at-risk and Psychotropic Substance Abusers and their families
  • Students of Primary and Secondary School
  • Youth workers, teachers, parents and for those who are concerned with drug abuse problems.