Wan (left) with JKMS personnel visiting Hope Place Centre.

KUCHING: State Social Welfare Department (JKMS) paid a visit to Hope Place Charity Centre at TT3, Tabuan Tranquillity last Friday.

Hope Place founder Kelvin Wan expressed his gratitude to the department for their visit.

According to Wan, the department plans to make an annual visit to the non-governmental organisation (NGO) to further understand their current situation in helping the needy, as well as to find out the problems and difficulties faced.

For more information, Hope Place can be reached at 013- 567 2775. Opening hours are from 8.30am to 5.30pm from Mondays until Fridays, and 8.45am to 12pm on Saturdays.

Those who wish to make a donation can do so via fund transfer to Persatuan Kebajikan Harapan Kuching through the account number 5112-8900-1160 (Maybank).

Due to the recovery movement control order (RMCO), Hope Place will not be accepting any second-hand items for now.

Currently, the NGO takes care of more than 190 needy families.