Family matters

Funding, childcare, counseling, etc.: The family service office considers itself a contact, counseling and mediation center. For individual advice, you can contact the staff of the family service office. This offer is free of charge and confidential.

Support/advice for families: The EFL (Ehe- und Familien- und Lebensberatungsstelle) offers support and counseling on issues related to partnership, family, life, parenting, sexuality, and pregnancy & pregnancy conflict.

Counseling for women: The association Frauen helfen Frauen e.V.are only women which support women.  Depending on your concerns, they will offer you one or more counseling sessions. It is a professionally experienced, competent team of women with different training in the social field. These include general life counseling, violence against women and also eating disorders. They are bound by the duty of confidentiality. The consultation is free of charge for you and anonymous on request.

Pregnancy: The Health Department (Gesundheitsamt) also offers free and anonymous appointments if you need consultaion regarding a pregnancy. Whether you want to get pregnant, are pregnant intentionally or unintentionally, or wish to end the pregnancy, you will receive counseling in any case. You can book your appontment here.

You can also get in contact with donum vitae Siegen. They advise you on issues related to pregnancy and pregnancy conflict.