If you have experienced right-wing violence you might feel the same way as many other people in this situation: overwhelmed and abandoned. We offer support according to your needs and will work with you to find the solution that suits you best. You decide what is right for you.
We take what you say seriously and will support you with advice and action when you assert your rights or seek to enforce your interests. Our stance is the same regardless of whether we are speaking with you on an individual basis or supporting you in your dealings with authorities and in public. Our aim is to provide practical solidarity for individuals affected by right-wing violence so as to strengthen their agency.
Who do we advice?
We offer practical advice and support to anyone who has experienced violence or hostility because of criteria auch as:
- Gender identity
- Sexual orientation
- Making a stand against racism and right-wing violence.
Our services are also open to undocumented individuals.
Furthermore, we advise and counsel family, friends and colleagues of individuals affected by right-wing violence either presently or in the past. Witnesses of right-wing attacks are also welcome.
If it is difficult to find a common language, we will seek an interpreter.
What do we offer?
We provide solidarity and support during crisis situations and will work with you to find the solution that suits you best. These are some of the types of support that we offer:
We provide a safe space for you to speak about your experiences and assist you in sorting them. Together we develop strategies for strengthening your agency and coping with the experience.
Contact to other professionals
We can help you find legal representation, appropriate medical care and therapies. We can also recommend other specialized advice services.
If you like we can accompany you when you have official appointments with the authorities or the police. We can also come to court with you and any other organizations relevant to you.
Preparing and following up court proceedings
We support you in exercising your rights. We can advise you about the consequences of formally pressing charges, the possibilities of paying for legal representation and how to apply for compensation for physical and psychological violence. We can help you fill out the appropriate forms.
How do we councel?
Partisan and structured according to your needs
We are on your side and support your point of view. If you like, we can appear in public on your behalf. We can come to you at a place of your choice within the state of Bremen or you are welcome to visit us in our office.
Confidential and, upon request, anonymous
All contacts take place in a safe space and are treated confidentially. If you don’t want to, you do not have to tell us your name and we will treat you anonymously.
Independent of police and security authorities
We are an independent advice and counselling centre, independent of all state security authorities. We will never pass any information about you on to state authorities (police, courts, government agencies) without your permission. We will never pass your information on to anyone else.
Free of charge
You do not need to pay anything for our advice and counselling services.
Provided according to regulated quality standards
We work in accordance with the quality standards of the national Association of Counselling Centres for right-wing, racist and anti-Semitic Violence e.V..