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  Refuge Centre for Women

Service Description

There are currently five refuge centres for women providing temporary accommodation service (usually two weeks and the maximum period of stay can be extended to three months when necessary) for women and their children who are facing domestic violence or family crisis.  They are listed below:

  Refuge Centre for Women 24-hour hotlines
Wai On Home for Women   8100 1155
Dawn Court              8100 1155
Sunrise Court             8100 1155
Serene Court             2381 3311
Harmony House           2522 0434

Target Group

Women, with or without children, who are facing domestic violence or family crisis are eligible for the temporary accommodation service provided by the Refuge Centre for Women.


Application Procedures

The five refuge centres accept referrals from social workers and the Police. Request for the service can be made through casework service units of Social Welfare Department (list of IFSCs/ISCs and MSSUs can be downloaded here). Direct applications to the refuge centres are also accepted. The refuge centres admit cases on a 24-hour-basis.


Fees and Charges

Free of charge





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