A NEW group to help prostitutes has been established in Hong Kong. The group - Reach Out, or in full, the Right of Entertainers in Asia to Combat Human Oppression and Unjust Treatment - began street-level work in Hong Kong's notorious red light districts of Mongkok and Shamshuipo about six weeks ago. Sister Ann Gray, the group's co-ordinator, said they were targeting all women working in the commercial sex industry. Reach Out has made an application for funding to the Council for AIDS Trust Fund. ''The target is the commercial sex workers in Hong Kong and those who have come from other countries in Southeast Asia. There is no other group reaching out to them in Hong Kong,'' she said. launched in April to advise the Government how to spend $350 million on AIDS-related programmes. ''We think there is a need for AIDS education for sex workers in Hong Kong,'' she said. Although outreaching work has started, Sister Ann said they were still to encounter commercial sex workers infected with HIV or AIDS. ''Sure we will meet HIV-infected prostitutes'' as work progressed, she said. ''We are concerned about the health issue. ''At the moment we are chatting to the women. It will take time to build up the trust,'' she said. Sister Ann, who came to Hong Kong eight years ago, ''felt the church was not really reaching out to these women''. Reach Out also comprises a subgroup responsible for research and documentation, and another for professional support.