Children and Young People

There is a wide range of leisure activities and counselling services available for children and young people in Freiburg. You can find out about the wide range of services on the Internet, for example, where to find centres for children and youth centres.

For children: www.freiburg.de/kinder
For young people:
www.freiburg.de/jugend

Children and young people have a say - in their neighbourhood, in their youth centre and in their school. They can and should get involved. More information is available on the Internet at
www.freiburgxtra.de

Information, advice and opportunities for children and young people to participate

Children’s Center (Kinderbüro)

The Kinderbüro is a centre for children and parents

Services:
  • Counselling for children, parents and professionals regarding general educational questions
  • Implementation of (participatory) projects for and with children
  • Representation of children's interests in  political decisions
  • Support and coordination of the Children's Advisory Board

Hotline for children and youths (Kinder- und Jugendtelefon)

"Die Nummer gegen Kummer"


German Child Protection Agency, District of Freiburg / Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald (Deutscher Kinderschutzbund Kreisverband Freiburg /Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald e. V.)


Freiburg Youth Counselling Service (Jugendberatung Freiburg e. V.)

The Jugendberatung is a counselling service for young Freiburg citizens aged 14 to 26.

Services:
Free confidential advice on all issues. Assistance during appointments at government agencies and help in filling out applications and forms. Assistance in putting together a job application folder. Establishment of a postal address for the homeless, as well as debt counselling and money management.


Youth Immigration Service (Jugendmigrationsdienst)

Counselling Centre and services for young immigrants aged 12 - 26

Services:

  • Consultation /individual support:
  • language, school, vocation, training
  • family reunification, staying in Germany
  • social integration
  • individual help with schooling and learning the language
  • placement of volunteers, sports projects, courses, culture

Freiburg Youth Education Center (Jugendbildungswerk Freiburg e. V.)

Association for children, young people and families - Services, projects and courses open to all

Services: see program on Homepage


Information for refugees

The following information is intended for refugees without recognition as asylum-seekers or as refugees (people before the start of the asylum procedure, in the middle of the asylum procedure or people whose deportation has been suspended). Refugees who have been recognized as asylum seekers or refugees can find the information relevant to them on the remaining pages of the guide, which is intended for all migrants.


Children and young people under 18 who have come to Germany without their parents or other accompanying adults can find a lot of important information under the following link. There is a "Guide for Unaccompanied Minor Refugees" in different languages:
www.b-umf.de/de/publikationen/willkommensbroschuere

The first contact for refugees under the age of 18 who have come to Freiburg on their own is the Office for Children, Youth and Family.

Office for Children, Youth and Family

This is the first contact for refugees under the age of 18 who have come to Germany on their own

Services: Referral of the young refugees to the responsible contact person in the Social Service Centre


Another important contact is the Youth Immigration Service, which is there to answer the questions of refugees between the ages of 12 and 26.

Immigration Counselling Center Youth Immigration Service (Jugendmigrationsdienst, JMD)

Counselling Centre and services for young
immigrants aged 12 - 26

Counselling for refugees aged 12 to 27 (persons with exceptional leave to remain, asylum seekers and unaccompanied and accompanied minors)

Services:

  • Consultation /individual support:
  • language, school, vocation, training
  • family reunification, staying in Germany
  • social integration
  • individual help with schooling and learning the language
  • placement of volunteers, sports projects, courses, culture

Also note: The institutions mentioned at the top of the page are open to all children and adolescents in Freiburg.

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Contact Person

Phone

Fax

Consulting Hours

Opening Hours

Internet

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Editorial Office and Contact

Amt für Migration und Integration
Abteilung 2 - Integration
Berliner Allee 1
79114 Freiburg
migration@stadt.freiburg.de
Fax: 0761 / 201-6493

Herr Arne Scholz
Tel. 0761/ 201- 6343arne.scholz@stadt.freiburg.de