Have you experienced violence or are you looking for advice for people who have expierienced violence?

You can find help at the Hilfetelefon Gewalt gegen Frauen (Phone Number: 08000 116 016; support also in English) and at contact points in your region.

The Association of Women’s Shelters (Frauenhauskoordinierung / FHK) is dedicated to preventing violence against women and to improving assistance to abused women and their children.

FHK supports women’s shelters and specialised counselling centres by means of information, exchange and networking. The association works closely together with experienced practitioners and experts from the fields of politics, administration and science in Germany and abroad.   

The activities and information provided by FHK are primarily aimed at employees working in women’s shelters and counselling centres, multipliers, professionals and other people interested in this field.