On August 20, Shanghai Association for Domestic Service had its division open in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province. The opening ceremony was held at the local TV station. Zhang Tong, chairperson of Jiangsu Province Women's Federation, Weng Wenlei, vice chairperson of SWF and Zhang Lili, president of the Association were present at the ceremony together with local VIPs.
Yancheng, a trial base for an alliance for domestic service organizations among cities located at Yangtze River Delta, was the first city to join in the alliance, at which Yancheng city was ready to share with the program the alliance offered for workforce training, abide by rules and regulations for service management and etc.
According to the Three-year Action for Women Organization Advancement based on an Integrative Growth among Cities at Yangtze River Delta, women organizations in Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui provinces were to seek for a further collaboration in domestic service among cities at Yangtze River Delta to meet growing local needs.