Help, support and shelter for women and children who have experienced violence or been threatened: contact 0481 – 6 10 21
In the women’s refuge women and their children find help, support and protection after experiencing physical, mental or sexual violence or live at risk of it.
Violence has many faces:
beating, threatening, yelling, locking up, sexual harassment, rape, stalking, forced marriage, to be controlled and surveyed or not being taken seriously.
Any woman is welcome, no matter what
- state of health,
- financial situation,
- religion or
- residence status.
The women in the house organize their daily lives on their own responsibilities and can stay as long as they think necessary. The staff members are obliged to secrecy.
Support and living in the women’s refuge is free, anonymous and 24/7.
In case of emergency: DATA SHEET
If you have decided to leave and go to the women’s refuge:
First step: call the Frauenhaus Dithmarschen (0481 – 6 10 21)
There you will get all the necessary information.
Second step: pack your suitcase and if you take children with you also theirs
|Pass/Ausweis, Kinderausweis, Geburtsurkunden, Heiratsurkunde||passport/identity card, children’s ID or any document of identification, birth certificates, marriage licence|
|Aufenthaltserlaubnis, jegliche Dokumente die den Aufenthalt betreffen||residence permit or any other document re. residence|
|Arbeitserlaubnis, Arbeitsvertrag, Verdienstbescheinigung, Lohnsteuerkarte||work permit, work contract, payslips, income tax card|
|Kontokarte, Kreditkarte, Sparbuch||bank card, credit card, savings book|
|Krankenkassenkarten||health insurance cards|
|Leistungsbescheide (ALG II, Kindergeld, Unterhaltsvorschuss)||documents re. unemployment benefit / social welfare, child support|
|Allgemeine Versicherungsunterlagen||insurance documents|
|Handy||mobile / cell phone|
|Kleidung, Schuhe||clothes, shoes|
|Schulsachen der Kinder||school things|
|Lieblingsspielzeug der Kinder||favourite toys|
|für das Baby: Windeln, Flaschen, Buggy …||for the baby: nappies, bottles, buggy,…|
As it might be difficult to achieve important documents later, take as many as possible with you.
Third step: take the suitcase(s), step out of the door and leave
In the woman’s refuge you will find support on your way to a self-determined life.