Practical Information

Aktion Kinderparadies
Association organising childcare on playgrounds, looking after children aged 1 to 5 on 25 playgrounds in Hamburg for an hourly fee. Sites and opening hours on-line. Open Monday to Friday morning and Saturday on some playgrounds.
AQtivus GmbH
Job application training, assistance for EU citizens, migrant counselling, in many languages including English, Farsi, Spanish and French, job placement, by non-profit organization at Adenauerallee 2, 20097 Hamburg (City Centre).
Women's refuge and emergency shelter
Five women's refuges in Hamburg offering shelter and support for women and their children. Address is not published, after calling a meeting point will be arranged, where you will be picked up. House 1 & 3: call 040 19702, House 2: 040 19710, House 4:...
IntegrationsCenter Hamburg
Welfare oraganization AWO offers counselling and courses for migrants, services for young migrants 12 to 27 years, in English, French, Russian, Turkish, Spanish, Indonesian and more languages, at Kreuzweg 7, 20099 Hamburg (City Center).
Government agency search tool on for the search of appropriate authorities, in German, informing about relevant departments, opening hours, necessary documents to bring and fees.
African Christian Council
Association for promoting welfare of Africans and African churches in Hamburg. Counselling Service Monday 11:00-14:00; Tuesday 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00; Thursday 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00; Friday 10:00-14:00, at Jungestr. 5, 20535 Hamburg (Hamm).
ElternAktiv Plus
Information and advisory service for parents with migration background, offering information about for school careers and vocational training, at Neuer Kamp 30, 20357 Hamburg (St. Pauli).
Amerikazentrum Hamburg
Society promoting German-American cultural exchange. Consulting about school, university and student exchange in the USA, guest speakers and lectures, art exhibitions and forum for inter cultural dialogue.
IKB Interkulturelle Begegnungsstaette e.V.
Integration centres providing migration consultation on various topics, integration courses and activities. Counselling in English on appointment. Centres: Hallerstr. 1c, 20146 Hamburg (Eimsbuettel) and Rendsburgerstr. 10, 20359 Hamburg (St. Pauil).
Hamburger Jugendserver
Web portal offering contact details of youth centres, leisure activities, support and advice centres, and information about job, education and accomodation. Published by public youth information centre JIZ at Dammtorstr. 14, 20354 Hamburg.
Central Residency Administrative Bureau
Central authority assessing eligibility for receiving a visa for long-term residence in Hamburg, providing general information to visa issues, open Thursday 8:00-12:00 for general enquiry, otherwise by appointment. At Amsinckstrasse 28, 20097 Hamburg.