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Help and Counselling
All offices for help will answer your questions to the best of their ability and confidentially. Normally all help is without cost. Here you can find addresses and phone numbers for these places in Landshut.
Most lawyers are specialized in certain fields such as labour law, family law, traffic law, rent law, and foreigner law etc. The addresses can be found in the telephone directory.
A refuge for battered women «Frauenhaus» offers shelter for women and their children over a transition period to protect them from physical and mental abuse through domestic violence. Acceptance there is possible at any time of the day.
Every woman organizes the daily life of herself and her children in a women's refuge at her own responsibility. The costs are based on daily rates; exemption can be applied for at the social assistance office «Sozialamt».
One can phone 24 hours a day, and the women's refuges are open to people of all nationalities, incomes and backgrounds.Everything is voluntary and the workers are sworn to confidentiality.
IMPORTANT THINGS ONE NEEDS FOR A WOMEN REFUGE
- Passport or identification
- All visas
- Medical insurance card
- Marriage certificate, custody documents
- Insurance documents
- Savings books, money, bank statements
- Tax cards
- School supplies and favourite toys for the kids
The telephone number of the nearest «Frauenhaus» is available form the police or from directory enquiries. The addresses of the women's refuges are kept secret so that women who are seeking refuge can feel safe and are sure that their husbands or fathers will not find them.
If one needs support or suggestions right away or in a case of emergency one can phone 24 hours a day and get support. All the calls are free of charge and confidential. One can also get suggestions over the Internet at www.telefonseelsorge.de
Pro Asyl looks after the interests of refugees. One can find them on the Internet at www.proasyl.de.