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The Wing Hong Elderly Group was formed in 1989 with help from the Social Work Department and the then Ethnic Minorities Project. in 1992, the Group employed a development worker for two years under the Scottish Office Ethinic Minority Grant Scheme. From 1993, Urban Aid funding was granted to the Group and in 1997 the Project received grants from the Social Inclusion Budget and Social Work Service of the Glasgow City Council. Currenty, th Group was a membership of over 680 with an annual growth of 10-12% and has over 200 regular users attending its Centre. The project is a authorised service provider and a registered charity.

The aim of the Project is to enhance the quality of life for the Chinese elderly. The many problems confronting elderly people are multipled for those from a minority background. In addition to loneliness, poverty and isolation experienced by many Chinese elderly, they also have problems due to language, cultural differences as well as different lifestyles and values. Under these circumstances, many Chinese elderly are suffering in silence without resorting to outside help.