Archive for 2015

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours 慧妍社聖誕節和新年開放時間

Wai Yin Opening Hours at X’mas & New Year 慧妍社聖誕節和新年開放時間 23rd December 2015 (Wednesday) 星期三   Closed at 1.00pm 開放至下午一時 24th December 2015 (Thursday)星期四   Closed at 1.00pm 開放至下午一時 25th December 2015 (Friday)星期五   Closed 休息 28th December 2015 (Monday)星期一   Closed 休息 29th December 2015 (Tuesday)星期二   Closed 休息 30th December 2015 (Wednesday)星期三   9.30am – 5.00pm 上午9.30至下午5時 31st December 2015 (Thursday)星期四   Closed at 1.00pm 開放至下午一時 1st January 2016 (Friday)星期五   Closed 休息 4th January 2016 (Monday)星期一   Open as usual 服務恢復正常  

Annual Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Wai Yin recently celebrated the commitment and hard work of all staff and volunteers ( including the Trustees) at the annual appreciation dinner on Tuesday 20th October 2015. Some seventy participants were in attendance including friends and family. It was also great to be hosted by some of our ESOL learners, working there! It was held at TOPS Buffet Restauarant on Portland Street, and was a great success! We would also like to thank TOPS for some prize vouchers for the fundraising raffle.  

2015 Family Christmas Celebration 親子圣诞庆祝会

  图片上点击,大见 click on image to see details clearly! 如果有兴趣参加, 请联系家庭组同事 鄭姑娘或黃姑娘 If you are interested, please contact Woon / Amy [Telephone 电话 ] 0161 833 0377 [Address地址] 66-68 Swan Street Manchester M4 5JU

Chair – Wai Yin Board of Trustees wins Mulan Award

It is our pleasure to inform you that our Chairperson Juanita Yau has won the Mulan Award (Contribution to Charitable Causes and Philanthrophy Award) last Monday 9th November 2015 We congratulate Juanita for winning this well deserved award. Mulan Foundation Network aims to recognise and honour the achievements of Chinese women in the UK and elsewhere through Annual Awards and in the process build up a global network of top and successful Chinese women and young Chinese women on the way up, for networking, mentoring and to support and help each other as well as contribute to the wider community. For […]

Wai Yin at the House of Lords

Congratulations! Juanita Yau, Chairperson of Wai Yin Society, was invited to attend the House of Lords to collect an award. She was the 1st runner up for CIAC & Shaftesbury Woman Volunteer of the  Year Award 2015 The Award Ceremony took place on Monday 19th October 2015 from 3.30pm – 5.00pm at the House of Lords, kindly hosted by The Lord Sheikh on behalf of the Chinese Information and Advice Centre (CIAC). Traditional afternoon tea was served overlooking the beautiful River Thames with spectacular performances.

Thank you Painting Volunteers!

A big thank you to our wonderful people at Sheung Lok. Recently, they  repainted the Sheung Lok Centre. 谢谢   The picture shows  our volunteers helping us (left to right): Tony Kwong, Vincent Mak,  Jayden Lai, Chung Shun Liu, Ming Chiu Chan. 照片,人, 左到右, Tony Kwong, Vincent Mak,  Jayden Lai, Chung Shun Liu, Ming Chiu Chan

Annual Educational Visit 2015

Recently, Wai Yin service users enjoyed their annual summer educational visit. 新近, 我们有一个前往英格兰南部 This year, the trip went to Warwick Castle and Shakespeare’s birthplace. 我们看到莎士比亚的房子,华威城堡 It was very enjoyable and popular. Two full coaches went. 这是令人愉快的和流行, 我们在两辆公交车去. We hope that you can join us next year. 明年, 明年我们希望你能来,我们可以一起去  

Birthday Celebration of University Student on Placement!

Recently, Jeff celebrated his 21st birthday with us at Wai Yin Society. Jeff and Ariel (pictured at the front, right and second from left respectively) are two university social work students here on summer placements with us. We value our student placements who do valuable work with our service users…Thank you!!!

SEN Week Volunteering Programme at Wai Yin

Wai Yin Society is introducing two growth workshops to parents or individuals who are interested in learning about some of the most common types of Special Educational Needs (SEN) in young people. Some typical characteristics and possible intervention of SEN will be discussed in both workshops.  These workshops will be held on 21st and 23rd July at Wai Yin’s main office.   For further information, please contact Jeff or Ariel on 0161 833 0377.

Elementary Cantonese Class 初级 广东话 课程

Course Title: Cantonese  广东话 Level: Elementary 初级 Course Day: Wednesday 星期三 Time: 18:00-20:00 Tutor: Sylvia Wu 教师 Location: 66-68 Swan Street, M4 5JU Fee: £150 Date  (ten lessons) 07/10/2015 14/10/2015 21/10/2015 28/10/2015 04/11/2015 11/11/2015 18/11/2015 25/11/2015 02/12/2015 09/12/2015 To apply: Yang Zhang ETE Project Coordinator Wai Yin Society 66-68 Swan Street Manchester, M4 5JU Tel : 0161 833 0377 Email: [email protected]