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Violence against women helpline


If you are a woman affected by physical or psychological violence, the helpline offers you free initial advice and information on possible help. The helpline is aimed in particular at

  • Women who are affected or threatened by violence,
  • People from the social environment of women who are affected or threatened by violence,
  • People who are confronted with violence against women in the course of their professional or voluntary work, e.g. counseling, support or intervention.

The help hotline is barrier-free and multilingual. You will receive telephone advice, information and, if necessary, referral to local support facilities by qualified female specialists. Help is anonymous and confidential and is also offered by e-mail and chat. Advice is also available in German sign language.

Who should I contact?

You can reach the helpline on the free number 116 016 around the clock, even at weekends and on public holidays - 365 days a year.

You can also get advice by email, chat or in sign language on the websitehttps://www.hilfetelefon.de/das-hilfetelefon/beratung/e-mail-beratung.html.

Which documents are required?

none

What are the fees?

none

Comments

Text reviewed by the Federal Office for Family Affairs and Civil Society Tasks.

Technically approved by

BMFSFJ service team

Topic group B

Professionally released on

10.11.2016

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

competent Bodies


Hilfetelefon "Gewalt gegen Frauen"
Telephone: 08000 116016

Data protection information


Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
Timetable
Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

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