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Women's houses

Women's shelters provide protection, counselling, counselling, counselling, guidance and support to women affected by psychological, physical and/or sexual violence and their children, as well as by stalking( persecution, harassment by worshippers). They inform about the offer of assistance and show ways to end the violence and provide acute crisis intervention at all times. This offer is also aimed at relatives, caregivers and professional helpers of those affected.

As a rule, women's shelters are run by associations. They are financially supported by public contributions.

For security reasons, the addresses of the women's shelters are not published in public directories. Men are generally not allowed to enter.
The employees are subject to the obligation of confidentiality.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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