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Outpatient Clinic for the Protection against Violence

What?

Forensic medical assessment and documentation of visible injuries, for example, following domestic violence or injuries following sexualized violent crimes (treatment given in Charité’s rescue centers), experiences of violence on the job/at work; child abuse; optional counseling also available through Operhilfe e.V. (victim support association)

For whom?

Victims of (sexualized) violence

Confidentiality?

Confidential

Languages?

German, English

Federal Antidiscrimination Agency

What?

Counseling in cases of discrimination or sexualized harassment, examining legal claims related to the General Act on Equal Treatment (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz – AGG), referrals to other support services, arbitration services if necessary

For whom?

Anyone who feels that they have been discriminated against (for example, due to their gender or sexual identity) and anyone who has questions about the General Act on Equal Treatment (AGG)

Confidentiality?

Confidential, anonymous upon request

Languages?

German, English, Arabic

FRIEDA Counseling Center for Women

What?

Support in cases of stalking, including cyberstalking

For whom?

Girls and women who have been affected by stalking

Confidentiality?

Confidential

Languages?

German; English and French available upon request



LARA e.V.

What?

Help for women who have been raped, sexually abused, sexually assaulted, and/or sexually harassed; counseling available by phone or in person; legal advice from female lawyers; mobile counseling for refugee women

For whom?

Women, girls, and transgender people 14 years and older

Confidentiality?

Confidential

Languages?

German, English, Polish, Arabic, for other languages an interpreter can be provided

bff: Federal Association of Rape Crisis Centers and Women’s Counseling Centers in Germany

What?
Counseling in person or by phone when dealing with any and all forms of (sexualized) violence, for example, violence in relationships or close social surroundings (“domestic violence”); rape, including rape in the context of war; trafficking in women and forced prostitution; sexual abuse in childhood and adolescence; sexual abuse in a therapeutic and counseling context; (sexual) harassment at work; bullying; stalking; digital violence; psychological violence; counseling in cases of pregnancy conflicts; referrals to other support services

For whom?
All women who are experiencing or have experienced sexualized, physical, and/or psychological violence

Confidentiality?
Confidential, anonymous upon request

Languages?
Depending on the individual counseling center, interpreters can be arranged for certain languages

Frauenberatung TARA – – Counseling and Intervention Center for Domestic Violence / Intercultural Support Service

What?

Information on legal steps, psychological counseling, help finding an apartment or referral to a women’s shelter

For whom?

Women affected by domestic violence

Confidentiality?

Confidential, anonymous upon request

Languages?

Persian, English, Hungarian, Romanian, and German. Interpreters can be arranged for other languages

GLADT e.V.

What?

Counseling in cases of sexualized violence, violence in relationships, but also violence experienced through government offices or on the streets; (multiple) discrimination, bullying, stalking, help finding therapists, doctors, and lawyers

For whom?

(Refugee) LGBT*I*Q (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, inter*, queer) individuals with immigration history, people of color and black people, people who are affected by multiple discrimination due to disability, age, religion, beliefs, social background, etc., (elected) family members and friends of victims, professionals, advocates

Confidentiality?

Confidential, anonymous upon request

Languages?

Urdu, Punjabi, Turkish, Hebrew, Persian, German, English. Interpreters can be arranged for the following languages: German Sign Language, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Georgian, and Russian


BIG-Hotline

What?

Initial consultation by phone in cases of domestic violence, as well as counseling in person, personal accompaniment to court dates, help understanding bureaucratic questions

For whom?

Women who are experiencing or have experienced domestic violence; individuals who want to help someone who is experiencing domestic violence; staff and employees working with issues of domestic violence in their work at government offices and social institutions

Confidentiality?

Confidential

Languages?

German. Interpreters can be arranged for a large number of languages

 

AnDi - Berlin Antidiscrimination App

What?

AnDi is the Antidiscrimination App of the state of Berlin. It helps finding suitable antidiscrimination counselling services in Berlin. You can also report incidents of discriminination via this AnDi.

For whom?

Anyone in Berlin who feels that they have been discriminated against (for example, due to their gender or sexual identity) and anyone who has observed discrimination against others

Confidentiality?

Confidential and anonymous

Languages?

German, English, Arabic, Farsi, French, Russisch, Turkish

Berliner Krisendienst - Help during a Crisis

What?

Help when experiencing psychosocial crises or acute mental and psychiatric emergency situations. 24/7. 9 Berlin offices. Support by phone, in the office and in acute situations in situ.

For whom?

People experiencing a crisis, their relatives or people otherwise involved and people dealing with others in crises

Confidentiality?

Confidential, anonymous upon request

Languages?

German, English, Arabic, Farsi, French, Polish, Russian, Romanian, Spanish, Turkish

Hilfetelefon Gewalt Gegen Frauen - Helpline Violence against Women

What?

The nationwide helpline offers anonymous and free of charge counseling for women who have experienced violence and for individuals wanting to help someone who is experiencing violence. 24/7 support via online chat or by calling: 08000 116 016. For people from all nationalities and with our without disabilities.

For whom?

Women who have experienced violence; individuals who want to help someone who is experiencing violence; staff and employees working with issues of violence

Confidentiality?

Confidential, anonymous

Languages?

German, English, Albanian, Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Farsi, French, Italian, Kurdish, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese, German sign language

Weißer Ring - Victim Support

What?

Support and personal care, accompanying to appointments with authorities and at the court. Providing legal security and financial support in crime-afflicted emergency situations. Helpline from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. under the number: 116 006

For whom?

People affected by criminal acts, like, e.g., rape, domestic violence or cyberbullying

Confidentiality?

Confidential, anonymous

Languages?

German, English