The advice and counselling centre is aimed at:
- Adults, children and adolescents affected by domestic violence or stalking
- Adults, children and adolescents who see, hear or suspect domestic violence or stalking in their neighbourhood, in their circle of friends or in their family
- Adults who come into contact with the topic professionally: such as educators, teachers and doctors
- putting an end to and preventing domestic violence and stalking
- rescuing victims from situations of violence
- strengthening their ability to act and their autonomy
- a self-determined life for those affected
- the social ostracism of domestic violence
Services for victims and survivors
We advise you on:
- crisis and conflict situations involving domestic violence or stalking
- ways to end the violence
- possible legal protection
- women’s and children’s shelters
- coping with experiences of violence
We accompany you:
- to authorities
- to lawyers
- to doctors, especially involving forensic medicine
- to the police
- to court hearings
We refer you to:
- family and educational advice and counselling centres
- advice and counselling centres for perpetrators
- victim protection organisations
- professional psychologists and psychotherapists
Child and youth counselling
Does this sound familiar?
Nothing but trouble at home?
Your parents argue, and insult and hit each other?
You can’t take it anymore or just need someone to talk to?
You are allowed to seek help! We are here for you if you experience violence at home.
We listen to you. We help you find a solution. Call us!
We offer outreach advice and counselling in the Leipzig district.
Offers for professionals
We offer further training, lectures and workshops for professionals. These can be held at your premises or in one of the premises of Wegweiser e.V in the district of Leipzig.
Protection against violence act (GewSchG), stalking paragraph, restraining order — what legal protection is there for victims of domestic violence
Domestic violence as a threat to the well-being of children — a challenge for professionals
Conducting difficult conversations — work with parents in the context of domestic violence
Dynamics in couple relationships and how to deal with them adequately in counselling.
People with impairments and learning difficulties as victims of domestic violence
People cared for and caregiving relatives as perpetrators and victims of domestic violence — a family dilemma
How do we work?
The advice/counselling is free and, if you like, anonymous. Our advisers/counsellors are bound by confidentiality.
- We do outreach work, which means we make home visits or meet victims in a safe place.
- We work proactively: at the request of those concerned, the police send us their contact details following police interventions and filing charges.
- We contact you as soon as possible.