Occasional Child Care Service

Service Aims:

It is a temporary (full day, half day or a two-hour session) day care service during school hours, aimed at avoiding the risk of a child being left on their own at home or be involved in any accidents when the caregiver has to occasionally leave the house for urgent matters.

Service DetailsProviding professional care for children in need within a safe and enjoyable environment.

Operating Hours

Mondays to Fridays  8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Saturdays  8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Closed on Sundays, Public Holidays and School Holidays

Target Students:Healthy children aged between 2 to 6.

Quota:Three

Fee $64 for full day. $32 for half day. $16 per two-hour session. An addition meal fee of $6.50 will be charged.

Applications will only be accepted for the following reasons

  • Caregiver is unwell, admitted to hospital, under consultation, just before or after giving birth    
  • Home relocation
  • Caregiver has to accompany family members or close relatives for medical treatment or visits
  • Caregiver has an appointment to attend or has to complete administrative work with relevant department or agency.
  • Family or close relatives passed away
  • Caregiver needs to take care of the special needs of family members or close relatives
  • Caregiver has to leave Hong Kong urgently, resigns or goes on a vacation, therefore unable to take care of the child;
  • Any other reasons which results in the child being left at home alone.

Application ProcedureApplication form is available for download on this website [Occasional Child Care Service Application Form]

    • Going to the school in person during the above-mentioned operating hours or making a prior appointment with the school by phone. All applications are processed on a first-come-first-served basis.
    • At the time of application, the applicant is required to present his/her ID card, a copy of the Child Birth Certificate, and state the date and time of when the service is required.
    • School staff will have a brief conversation with the applicant to understand the reason behind the application before deciding whether or not to accept the application.
    • If necessary, the school may request the applicant to present any relevant supporting documentations, such as hospital consultation record etc.
    • The applicant must be present on-time at the end of the service to pick-up the child.

WithdrawalThose who arrive late or fail to show up will automatically forfeit the service. All fees paid previously will not be refunded.

RemarksPlease prepare an extra set of clean clothes for the child.