List of support services and projects regarding social support

Caritas

What

Caritas offers different kind of supports to migrants. You can obtain legal and social counselling free of charge as well as access to psychological support.

Where

You can find Caritas in different cities in Austria (in English and German) www.caritas.at

Diakonie

What

If you’re a migrant and need counselling, you can turn to Diakonie. They have different social programs for migrants.

Where

(in German) diakonie.at/

Zebra – Legal Counselling

What

If you need help to integrate, you have legal questions or you need psychological support, you can turn to Zebra.

Where

(in Arabic, Bosnian, Croatian, English, Farsi, German, Romanian, Russian, Serbian and Turkish) www.zebra.or.at/cms/cms.php?pageName=6&detailId=13&referer=%2Fcms%2Fcms.php

Granatengasse 4/3. Stock

8020 Graz

Tel.: 0316/83 56 30

Email: office@zebra.or.at

Peregrina

What

This organisation offers counselling to woman, children and family with migrant background in different languages and free of charge. You can also receive psychosocial therapy in your mother tongue.

Where

(in Arabic, Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, English, French, German, Kinyarwanda, Serbian and Turkish) www.peregrina.at

Willhelm-Weber-Weg 1/2/1+2

1110 Vienna

Tel. +43 1408 33 52 or +43 1408 61 19

OMEGA – Family counselling

What

This organisation offers you different kind of counselling for multicultural families and families with migrant background in different languages and free of charge. You can also receive psychosocial therapy in your mother tongue.

Where

(in German) www.omega-graz.at/

Albert-Schweitzer-Gasse 22

8020 Graz

Tel.: + 43 316 77 35 54-0

Email: office@omega-graz.at

Migrare

What

This organisation offers family and social counselling for people with migrant background. You can also receive psychosocial therapy in your mother tongue with the help of an interpreter.

Where

(in German) www.migrare.at

Humboldtstraße 49

4020 Linz

Email: office@migration.at

Project Integrationhaus

What

This organisation has different programs dedication to integration of migrants. You can ask for legal counselling or counselling for children in a multicultural environment. They offer counselling in different languages.

Where

(in Bosnian, Croatian, English, French, German, Russian, Serbian and Turkish) www.integrationshaus.at/

Schweidlgasse 38/Top1

1020 Vienna

Email: info@integrationshaus.at

Miteinander lernen

What

This organisation offers counselling and psychotherapy for woman, children and families with migrant background. The therapies can be performed in German, English or Turkish. The costs of the therapy can be partly assumed by the state medical insurance if you present a note of transfer of your family doctor.

Where

(in German and Turkish) miteinlernen.at

Koppstraße 38/8, A

1160 Vienna

Tel. +43 1 493 16 08

Email: birlikte@miteinlernen.at

Verein Multikulturell

What

This organisation offers counselling for people with migrant background. You can have this counselling free of charge if you’re regular visitor of the association. The counselling sessions are offered in different languages. They also offer psychosocial therapy for people with migrant background.

Where

(in German) www.migration.cc/

Andreas-Hofer-Straße 46, 1. Stock

6020 Innsbruck

Verein Viele

What

This association offers counselling for families with migrant background. They offer the counselling session in different languages. They also offer psychosocial therapy for people with migrant background. The services are anonymous and free of charge.

Where

(in German) www.verein-viele.at

Rainerstraße 27, 1. Stock

5020 Salzburg

Tel.: +43 662/87 02 11

Email: office@verein-viele.at

Orient express

What

This organisation focused on woman, children and family counselling for women with migrant Turkish or Arabic background. They also give legal support in cases of forced marriage. The counselling sessions are free of charge and anonymous and can be in Arabic, English, German and Turkish. This organisation offers an emergency accommodation to victims of forced marriage.

Where

(in German) www.orientexpress-Vienna.at

Schönngasse 15-17 / Top 2

1020 Vienna

Tel.: +43 1728 97 25

Email: office@orientexpress-Vienna.com

Hemayat

What

You can ask for support and counselling to this organisation. The services are free of Charge.

Where

(in different languages) www.hemayat.org

Sechsschimmelgasse 21

1090 Vienna

Helping hands

What

You can ask legal counselling in topics related with foreigners’ law and in cases of discrimination and racism. It also represents people facing deportation in Austria.

Where

www.helpinghands.at/

Taubstummengasse 7-9, Erdgeschoss,

1040 – Vienna

Tel: +43 1 310 88 8010

Email: info@helpinghands.at

Menschen rechte – Legal counselling for migrants

What

This organisation offers legal counselling for migrants, asylum seekers and refugees free of charge in topics related with foreigner’s law. They have offices in different Federal States.

Where

  www.verein-menschenrechte.at/rechts.html