The Social Welfare Department of Hong Kong will help families in trouble, through services such as family services, family and child protective services (including child custody services), residential care services for children (including foster care, small group homes and other residential homes for children) and services for battered spouses (including refuge centres for women). You can visit the Family and Child Welfare Services page of the Social Welfare Department Home Page or call the Social Welfare Department Hotline (telephone: (852) 2343 2255) for more information.