Kely Support Group

Santa Claus is coming to town

Schools are invited to come up with fun events to help raise funds for Operation Santa Claus, the annual charity extravaganza organised by the South China Morning Post and RTHK.

Wednesday, 5 October, 2005, 12:00am

Join the Kely Support Group

Where? 2/F East Wing, 12 Borrett Road, Central.

What? Established in 1991, Kely Support Group is a local charity that encourages self-help among young people through peer support. The group offers counselling, peer support programmes, e-mail hotline services (help@kely.org), school workshops, and outreach projects for teenagers.

18 May 2005 - 12:00am

Kely Support Group

Where: 2/F East Wing, 12 Borrett Road, Central.

What: Established in 1991, Kely Support Group is a local charity that encourages self-help among young people through peer support. The group offers counselling, peer support programmes, e-mail hotline services (help@kely.org), school workshops, and outreach projects for teenagers.

6 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Read all about it: young reporters get the scoop

HOW DIFFICULT is it to get 220 teenagers and 40-plus teachers from 44 schools to take part in a camp that lasts 48 hours?

'Is that a trick question?' a teacher friend asked me. 'Because you just don't do that. Unless you are the Scouts association . . . or mad. And in English? It's impossible.'

18 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Office squads enjoy fun fundraiser

Minor injuries and a chilly northeasterly did not cool office workers' passion for charity at yesterday's Hong Kong Land Challenge, which raised $37,000.

11 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Veteran broadcaster to help anti-drugs campaign

Updated at 6.42pm: One of Hong Kong's leading broadcasters will lend her support to a campaign to discourage young people from taking drugs.

The government said on Thursday that Blanche Tang Oi-lam, would join the third meeting of 'Teen Gather' on Saturday to discuss her views on drug abuse. She will be joined by more than 40 young people.

21 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

PARTICIPANTS set to graduate

Twelve students are graduating from the ESKO (English, Samaritans, KELY Support Group and Outward Bound) Life Skills Project on Saturday. The ceremony will be held at the Chinese International School's auditorium.

The ESKO course is designed for teenagers to promote suicide and depression awareness in their own community.

1 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Heartfelt effort for peers

Schools from across Hong Kong contributed individual heart-shaped collages to create a giant 'Peer Power' jigsaw puzzle. The event, organised by the KELY Support Group, was held at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza in Tsim Sha Tsui on Sunday.

17 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Someone to turn to

Do you feel troubled or stressed? Have you been feeling blue lately? Don't worry, many organisations are here to help. Whether it is schoolwork or family problems, there is someone to turn to.

Parents, teachers and school social workers are your first choice. Further advice can be sought from some non-profit organisations.

12 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

In the pink at the Pen

About 2,000 of Hong Kong's politicians, movie stars and corporate bigwigs celebrated the 75th anniversary of The Peninsula hotel in the society event of the year.

19 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Hotline offers peer support

Secondary school students who have love, family and other emotional problems can turn to a new hotline for help.

The Love Channel for Youth is manned by young volunteers at the Hong Kong Young Women's Christian Association (HKYWCA) and operates from 7pm to 9pm Tuesday to Friday.

26 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

ESF student expelled over hash cookies

One student has been expelled and another seven were suspended from South Island School after they were found in possession of cannabis in the form of 'hash brownies'.

The student who was expelled was found to be supplying the drug and the other seven - all girls and in Year 11, except one who was in Year 10 - had either made or received the cakes.

30 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Kely to expand anti-drugs sessions

The Kely Support Group has extended the scope of its drug education workshops to all international secondary schools, with new funds from the Narcotics Division.

The programmes will reach 8,000 students a year in 40 international secondary schools. Funding will cover workshops to be run over two years, beginning in September.

13 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

All the tricks of English

English Day turned into a circus at Pooi To Middle School recently when Nilly Chaudhuri from KELY Support Group came to visit.

Ms Chaudhuri created a lot of excitement among students by teaching them an array of circus tricks.

'KELY' stands for 'Kinds Everywhere Like You'. Ms Chaudhuri said it also meant 'Kids Everywhere Like You'.

17 May 2002 - 12:00am

Listen up

EVERY DAY we listen to all sorts of people. Our parents, siblings, teachers, school mates, friends and neighbours all have something to say. Sometimes it is just a quick chat, other times they talk for ages. And we listen. We have been listening since we were born, so we must be good at it. Right? Wrong.

28 Mar 2002 - 12:00am