Elderly Services

Government Public Transport Fare Concession Scheme for the Elderly and Eligible Persons with Disabilities

The Scheme enables elderly people aged 65 or above and eligible persons with disabilities to travel on designated public transport modes and services at a concessionary fare of $2 per trip. It aims to help build a caring and inclusive society by encouraging these groups to participate more in community activities.

eElderly - Dedicated Portal for the Elderly (Available in Chinese only)

Integrated information and services on practical matters, such as healthcare, social and recreational activities, initiatives of the Elderly Commission and updates on the silver-hair market. 

Senior Citizen Card Scheme

The Senior Citizen Card provides a generally recognised proof of age for elders aged 65 or above to facilitate their access to concessions, discounts or priority services offered by Government departments, public and private bodies. Find out how to apply here.

Opportunities for the Elderly Project

Under the Project, subsidies are provided to various social service agencies, district organisations and educational agencies, etc., to carry out a wide range of programmes in order to promote a sense of worthiness among elders and to advocate a community spirit of care for the elders.

Community Care and Support Services for the Elderly

Community Care and Support Services assist elders to remain living in the community and give support to carers. Learn about different types of community support services for elders and useful tips for carers here.

Residential Care Services for the Elderly

These services aim to provide residential care and facilities for elders aged 65 or above, who cannot adequately be taken care of at home. Find out more about the services, licensing system for residential care homes and other supporting measures here.

Services for Prevention and Handling of Elder Abuse

This website gives an overview of the services for prevention and handling of elder abuse, such as public education, research studies, guidelines for handling such cases and assistance to the victims.

Social Services and Benefits for the Elderly

A variety of social services and benefits are available to assist elders in different aspects of their daily livings. You can find information about the Community Care and Support Services, Residential Care Services, and relevant social security schemes here.

Housing Society Webpage on Elderly Services

This special website of the Hong Kong Housing Society provides the elderly and their carers with information about elderly services in Hong Kong in terms of medical care, health, rehabilitation, financial support, housing, home care and recreational programmes.

SWD Elderly Information Website

This website provides information about long term care services, licensed residential care homes for the elderly and services provided by recognised service providers under the Pilot Scheme on Community Care Service Voucher and Pilot Scheme on Residential Care Service Voucher.