Evergreen Lutheran Centre

Introduction

Evergreen Lutheran Centre is one of the CCPSAs (Counselling Centre for Psychotropic Substance Abusers) subvented by Social Welfare Department and started providing service in Kwun Tong District from October 2002. Our service including individual and group counselling, anti-drug educational programs in schools, outreaching service, medical support, family support, professional training and community education. Upon our holistic service for the drug abusers and their families, together with the effort of different parties, we hope to build a caring, healthy and drug-free community.

Objectives

  1. To help the psychotropic substance abusers to abstain from their psychotropic-substance- taking habits and develop a healthy lifestyle
  2. To increase the psychotropic substance knowledge and awareness of teenagers and those vulnerable to psychotropic substance abuse as to prevent them from psychotropic substance abuse
  3. To provide counseling and assistance to family members of psychotropic substance abusers so as to help them deal with the problems
  4. To provide counseling and assistance for those discharged from drug rehabilitation center so as to help them re-engage into community and maintain abstinence
  5. To provide professional training and community education for allied professionals or others who may concern and involve in the helping process as to equip them with skills and knowledge to assist psychotropic substance abusers

Target

  1. Psychotropic substance abusers and their family members
  2. Members who discharged from drug rehabilitation center
  3. Potential psychotropic substance abusers
  4. Professionals, parents, teachers and the general public
  5. Students of Secondary School in Kwun Tong District

Service

  1. Individual, family and group counseling
  2. Assessment service and case referral
  3. Counseling for detoxification and rehabilitation
  4. Medical support service and referral
  5. Reaching-out services for psychotropic substance abusers (early identification and intervention)
  6. Consultation and supportive programs for family members
  7. Preventive education programs for secondary school students
  8. Professional training and community education programs
  9. Enquiry service for the general public by phone and walk-in

Opening/Service Hours

From Monday to Friday 9:30am-1:00pm, 2:00pm- 5:30pm
Tuesday to Friday Night 6:30pm-9:30pm (Sessions of 6:30pm to 9:30pm from Tuesday to Friday are available for counseling service and group training upon application beforehand)
Saturday: 9:30am-1:00pm
Sunday and Public holidays: Close

Fee

Free

Others

Medical Support Service:

To provide professional medical assessment, evaluation and treatment and to assist clients to understand and beware of the damage to health caused by psychotropic substance, so as to enhance their motivation in quitting psychotropic substance and dealing related health problems.

Contents:

  • Nursing care and assessment
  • Medical care
  • Health Check (Chest X-way, ECG, Liver and Kidney function)
  • Referral for consultation, diagnosis and treatment provided by clinicians
  • Diagnosis and treatment by registered Chinese Medicine Practitioners
  • Counseling service provided by social workers and clinical psychologist

Contacts

Address:2, Horse Shoe Lane, Ngau Tau Kok Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon
Tel:2712 0097
Fax:2712 9906
Email:y08@hklss.hk