About Fuhong Society of Macau
As a new member of the RI Global family, Fuhong Society of Macau (FSM) is deeply honored in hosting the RI Asia and Pacific Regional Conference in June 2019.
Founded by a group of volunteers in May 2003, the Fuhong Society of Macau is a nonprofit social service organization dedicated to providing diverse services for persons with intellectual disabilities and persons with mental illness in rehabilitation. At present, it operates 13 service units, including: “Fuhong Society of Macau Pou Lei Centre” established in September 2003 and specialized in the development of vocational training and employment service for people with mild and moderate intellectual disabilities; “Fuhong Society of Macau, Hong Ieng Centre,” established in July 2005 and specialized in the training for people with moderate and severe intellectual disabilities in the “Life Experience Interaction Model”, after-class and holiday extended care service and family resource service; “Fuhong Society of Macau Yee Lok Centre” established in July 2007 to provide extended supporting service for mental rehabilitation and promote mental health education in communities; and “Fuhong Society of Macau Creative Art House” established in 2010 to provide artistic training for people with disabilities, promote and develop the cultural and creative products of people with disabilities, and develop the arts with the disabled. Moreover, the organization successfully established the “Happy Laundry Social Enterprise”, “Happy Market Social Enterprise”, “Happy Corner Vocational Training Store Social Enterprise”, under Phase I and Phase II of the Social Welfare Bureau’s financial aid application program “Financial Aid Program for Employment Development of People with Disabilities” in 2012, 2015 and 2016 respectively. Moreover, it sets up the “Happy Shop @ Anim’ Arte Nam Van” social enterprise in 2016, “Happy Shop @ Taipa Houses Museum” vocational training booth and “Happy Corner @ Macau Tower” social enterprise in 2017, expecting to provide a work platform and create the job opportunities for people with disabilities, so that people with disabilities can be hired to work and actively integrate into the society with own efforts. In 2017, the organization established the “Fuhong Society of Macau Long Cheng Centre”, a centre for males with intellectual disabilities of moderate or severe level; and “Fuhong Society of Macau Pou Choi Centre”, a centre provides vocational training for people with disabilities. In 2018, it set up the “Happy Art Studio” to provide the courses related to the arts with the disabled for people with disabilities of different levels and sell the cultural and creative products made by people with disabilities.