Specialised counselling Centres

The function of the specialised counselling centres

The centres of specialised counselling in Germany are NGO´s which offer advice, ensure counselling through coordinated operations and support for the victims of trafficking in human beings. Many of them are working gender-specifically because of their origins and their financing, although many of them do support men as well or at least can recommend an adequate counselling centre.
The majority of KOK members work on trafficking in human beings regarding sexual and labour exploitation.

The counselling centres help to make the clients aware of their rights, their strength and their self-determination. The counselling is always voluntary and can be offered in the client’s native language. The counsellors work with professional discretion and treat all information with great responsibility.

Depending on their concept and professional equipment the centres in general offer support in the following issues:

  • Crisis intervention and first conversation
  • Continuous psychological counselling
  • Providing advice regarding social and resistance rights and support in living assurance
  • Advice and placement in accommodation, medical health care, educational arrangements and recreational activities
  • Attendance by visits of administrations, courts and authorities
  • Arranging lawyers
  • Support in constructing life perspectives (e.g. looking for labour)
  • Organisation and support in case of departure, advice in helping services in their home countries

In the following you can find specialised counselling centres that are member organisations of the KOK or that are networked in the KOK, as well as other counselling centres in alphabetical order.

In case you are looking for an organisation close to you, you can find it on our map of Germany.

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