Frauen helfen Frauen e.V. Bergisch Gladbach

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Legal information evening

  • Monday 2 August 2021 - 18:00-19:45
    Venue: Frauenberatungsstelle, Höhestr. 76, Burscheid
    (between OBI and Shell, at the AWO Familenzentrum)
    Fee: 10 €, Registration: 02202-45 112
  • Tuesday 7 September 2021 - 18:00-19:30
    Venue: Familienzentrum Flic Flac, Langemarckweg 24, Bergisch Gladbach
    Fee: 10 €, Registration: 02202-43935
  • Monday 4 October 2021 - 18:00-19:45
    Venue: Frauenberatungsstelle, Höhestr. 76, Burscheid
    (between OBI and Shell, at the AWO Familenzentrum)
    Fee: 10 €, Registration: 02202-45 112
  • Monday 15 November 2021 - 18:00-19:30
    Venue: Frauenberatungsstelle, Hauptstr. 155, Bergisch Gladbach
    Fee: 10 €, Registration: 02202-45 112
  • Monday 6 December 2021 - 18:00-19:45
    Venue: Frauenberatungsstelle, Höhestr. 76, Burscheid
    (between OBI and Shell, at the AWO Familenzentrum)
    Fee: 10 €, Registration: not required
 

External counselling in Rösrath, Overath, Kürten

Prior registration only by tel +49 (0)2202-45112 or frauenberatungsstelle-bgl@t-online.de. You will be told the venue by phone or email.

  • External counselling in Rösrath 2021
    on Tuesdays, 11:00-13:00

  • External counselling in Overath 2021
    on Wednesdays, 10:30-12:30
    19.08. / 16.09. / 21.10. / 18.11. / 16.12.

  • External counselling in Kürten 2021
    on Tuesdays 09:00-11:00
    17.08. / 21.09. / 19.10. / 16.11. / 21.12.

External counselling in Leichlingen, Burscheid, Wermelskirchen

Dear women,
On-site counselling (in the northern district) is suspended until further notice.
Alternatively, we offer telephone counselling, but you are also welcome to come to us at the advice center in Bergisch Gladbach.

Prior registration only on tel +49 (0)2202-45112 or frauenberatungsstelle-bgl@t-online.de.

  • External counselling in Leichlingen 2021
    Venue: Bürgerhaus Am Hammer 10, Leseraum
    Registration: 02202-45-112

  • External counselling in Wermelskirchen 2021
    Venue: VHS - Zentrale, Wirtsmühler Str. 12, 42929 Wermelskirchen
    Registration: 02202-45 112

  • External counselling in Burscheid 2021
    Venue: Frauenberatungsstelle, Höhestr. 76, Burscheid
    (between OBI and Shell, at the AWO Familenzentrum)
    Registration: 02202-45 112

Places you can reach out to in case of domestic violence in Bergisch Gladbach, Rösrath, Kürten and Overath

Dear women,

if you cannot reach us and you are in an emergency, you can also contact one of the following institutions/public authorities in Bergisch Gladbach, Rösrath, Kürten and Overath:

  • If you are experiencing abuse and/or violence at home you can always reach the police, tel.: 110 ! If the perpetrator is at your home he*she can be expelled from your home for 10 days. In addition a lawyer and/or the Amtsgericht can help you to prolong this time for up to 6 months.
  • If you want to proceed in this, the district court in Bergisch Gladbach is authorised to give you advice and support. The staff can help you with a restraining order or other orders for your safety and protection. Tel.: 02204 - 95 290. Opening times: Mon., Tue., Thu. and Fri.: 8.00am till noon and Tue. 2-3 pm.
  • If you are in need of a lawyer but can not afford one, you can apply for a document that offers you help from a lawyer (it is called „Beratungshilfeschein") for the above cases. You can apply for this document if you get ALG II or have a low income for example. You can find the document for the request at: justiz.nrw . Fill it in and send it to the district court.
  • If you are the victim of a violent crime, the police has special staff for this case, they are called „Opferschutzbeauftragte" (loosely translated as "the ones in charge for the victims"). Please call Mrs. Kammann 02202-205 430 or Mrs. Krämer 02202-205 433 .
  • The helpline „Gewalt gegen Frauen" (violence against women) is available 24/7 in various languages under: 08000 116 016 .
  • There is a website for women's shelters in Nordrhein-Westfalen, that you can reach here. Here you can also find telephone numbers to call. Women's shelters are safe and secret places for women, who are victims of violent partners (at home), that need to find a place to stay.
  • In case you are living in Burscheid or nearby, you can also reach the Fachstelle gegen sexualisierte Gewalt in Burscheid (help center for sexual abuse/violence).
  • And last but not least there is a free and anonymous hotline that you can call in case you need help concerning sexual abuse: 0800- 2255 530 .

Places you can reach out to in case of domestic violence in Burscheid, Wermelskirchen and Leichlingen

Dear women,

if you cannot reach us and you are in an emergency, you can also contact one of the following institutions / public authorities.in Burscheid, Wermelskirchen or Leichlingen:

  • If you are experiencing abuse and/or violence at home you can always reach the police, tel.: 110 ! If the perpetrator is at your home he*she can be expelled from your home for 10 days. In addition a lawyer and/or the Amtsgericht can help you to prolong this time for up to 6 months.
  • If you want to proceed in this, the district court in Leverkusen and Wermelskirchen is authorised to give you advice and support. The staff can help you with a restraining order or other orders for your safety and protection.
  • In case you are living in Leverkusen or Leichlingen the district court in Leverkusen (Gerichtsstr. 9) is authorised to give you advice and support. You can reach the staff here: 02171-4910 or make an appointment on the phone for personal requests. Opening times: Mon.-Fri. between 8.30 am and 12.30 pm.
  • You can reach the district court in Wermelskirchen (Brückenweg 2 – 4) at: 02196-7120. You can make a request for an emergency appeal from Mon.-Fri. between 8.30 am and 12.30 pm.
  • If you are in need of a lawyer but can not afford it, you can apply for a document that offers you help from a lawyer (it is called „Beratungshilfeschein") for the above cases. You can apply for this document if you get ALG II or have a low income for example. You can find the document fort he request at: justiz.nrw . Fill it in and send it to the district court.
  • If you are the victim of a violent crime, the police has special staff for this case, they are called „Opferschutzbeauftragte" (loosely translated as "the ones in charge for the victims"). Please call Mrs. Kammann 02202-205 430 or Mrs. Krämer 02202-205 433 .
  • The helpline „Gewalt gegen Frauen" (violence against women) is available 24/7 in various languages under: 08000 116 016
  • There is a website for women's shelters in Nordrhein-Westfalen, that you can reach here. Here you can also find telephone numbers to call. Women's shelters are safe and secret places for women, who are victims of violent partners (at home), that need to find a place to stay.
  • In case you are living in Burscheid or nearby, you can also reach the Fachstelle gegen sexualisierte Gewalt in Burscheid (help center for sexual abuse/violence).
  • And last but not least there is a free and anonymous hotline that you can call in case you need help concerning sexual abuse: 0800- 2255 530 .

Addresses regarding kids and youth threatened by domestic violence and/or sexual abuse

Kids are also affected by domestic violence even if they are not directly involved and suffering from it. They can feel the threat, which can lead to fears. The violence that you and/or your child/children see and/or experience can be physical, psychological or emotional – screaming/yelling, dissing somebody verbally or threats are violence, too! Do not hesitate to ask for help!
Besides getting in touch with us you can call and reach the following places in the cases described above:

Family and educational guidance centers in Bergisch Gladbach and the Rheinisch- Bergische Kreis:

The hotlines of the child/youth welfare offices are:

  • Bergisch Gladbach: 02202- 14 28 14
  • Rösrath: 02205- 802 310
  • Kürten: 02268- 80 170
  • Overath: 02206- 602 206
  • Burscheid: 02174- 670 381
  • Leichlingen: 02175- 9922 30 oder 02175- 9922 51

Family and educational guidance centers in Bergisch Gladbach and the Rheinisch Bergische Kreis:

  • Bergisch Gladbach: Counseling center for kids, youth and parents (Caritas): 02202- 350 16
  • Bergisch Gladbach: Counseling center for kids, youth and parents (Diakonie): 02204 - 540 04.
  • Bensberg: Counseling center for kids, youth and parents: 02204-540 04
  • Burscheid: Counseling center for kids, youth and parents: 02174-89 66 170
  • Leichlingen: Catholic Counseling center for kids, youth and parents: 02175-6012 oder 02175-16 97 90
  • Wermelskirchen: Cities Counseling center: 02196-1022
  • Our girl's counseling center is available at: 02202 - 989 11 55 and online.
  • Furthermore you can call the Kinderschutzbund at: 02202- 399 24, where you can also support regarding the health and well-being of your kid(s).
  • Finally there is online counseling for parents reachable at the bke-Elternberatung, where you can find help regarding topics such as education, adolescence, challenging behaviour and many more. Here you can also talk to other's that might be in a similar situation to yours.

Take care of yourselves!

Statistics and annual review for 2019

Link to our course statistics and our review for 2019 (PDF in German). Please contact us if you would like further information.

Eating disorders

  • Self-help group on eating dirsoders - focusing on anorexia and bulimia

You are warmly invited to talk about your issues with fellow sufferers − openly and in an atmosphere of understanding (aged 18+).

Venue: Frauenberatungsstelle, Hauptstr. 155, Bergisch Gladbach
Registration: frauenberatungsstelle-bgl@t-online.de oder 02202-45 112
Contact Persons: Katja Gissel (Systemische Therapeutin, Traumafachberaterin) and Beatrix Rey (Koordinationsstelle für Selbsthilfegruppen am Ev. Krankenhaus Bergisch Gladbach)

If you are interested, please contact Frau Gissel (see under Anmeldung for contact info).

Project: Anonyme Spurensicherung nach Sexualstraftaten - ASS

Since 2015 the women's advice centre has participated in the ASS (anonymous forensics following crimes) project, supported by the NRW Ministry for Homeland, Municipal Affairs, Construction and Equality.

You can find more information here (PDF, in German).

Autogenic training

Autogenic training according to J. H. Schultz

Let go – find peace – be mindful: autogenic training can achieve this and more. The occasional courses are certified, which means you can usually get up to 80% of the course fees (€90) refunded by your health insurer.

On request by phone on +49 (0)2202-45112 or by email at frauenberatungsstelle-bgl@t-online.de.

Room hire

The women's advice centre has a very light, large room for groups that can be hired for a small charge by therapists, self-help groups, etc.

From Monday to Thursday the room is exclusively reserved for women's groups. From Friday to Sunday it can also be used by mixed groups.

If you are interested in using our rooms, please get in touch: by phone on +49 (0)2202/45112 or email at frauenberatungsstelle-bgl@t-online.de.

Art at the advice centre

We regularly display works by regional artists on our premises. If you are interested in exhibiting your work - whether paintings, drawings, graphics or photographs - in the women's advice centre, please get in touch by tel +49 (0)2202-45 112 or by email at  frauenberatungsstelle-bgl@t-online.de.