Working Family Allowance Scheme (WFA)
The Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency is implementing the Working Family Allowance Scheme (WFA). Under the Scheme, a household (including one-person household) who meets the working hours requirement, and income and asset limits may apply for Basic (full-rate: $800; ¾ rate: $600; half-rate: $400), Medium (full-rate: $1000; ¾ rate: $750; half-rate: $500) or Higher (Full-rate: $1200, ¾ rate: $900; half-rate: $600) Allowance. Each eligible child (aged below 15, or aged between 15 and 21 receiving full-time non-post-secondary education) may also apply for a Child Allowance (full-rate: $1000; ¾ rate: $750; half-rate: $500).
For details, please visit the Low-income Working Family Allowance Scheme's website at http://www.wfa.gov.hk.