The support hotline “Violence against women” offers nationwide counseling for women, who experience or have experienced violence, regardless if it is domestic violence or violence on the work place.
You can call free of charge around the clock. If necessary, you will be referred to support centers near you, like counseling centers or protected shelters for women. You can call, even if you do not speak German. With the support of interpreters, the phone counseling is offered in 17 different languages.
Call the police if there is an emergency or if you feel threatened. You will be connected with the local police office automatically.
This is the number of the emergency medical service and fire department. You can call this number in case of an accident, fire, or if you need immediate help in case of a severe emergency.