Living With Teenagers in Germany

Information for parents with teenagers on youth organisations, youth employment law, driving, drugs, alcohol and teenage pregnancy...

In Germany the word Kind (child) or Kinder (children) refers to young people aged 14 and under. The word Jugendliche refers to young people aged 15 to 18. Germans also use the word "teenager".

Youth Organisations

There are many youth centres and youth clubs in Germany. Note that most of the websites listed here are in German only.

  • Scouts & Guides Click on the map to find contact details for all regions (in German)
  • time4teen is a website produced by the police for teenagers with tips and advice from looking after oneself to drugs and violence
  • Kinder-jugendhilfe has lots of information in English for teenagers: Click here