Non-governmental organisations


Social counselling / Integration

Many nongovernmental organisations offer social counselling in the different cantons. You can ask for assistance e.g. by contacting the organisations listed below:

  • Social counselling as well as further services and projects to foster integration, equal opportunities and participation of asylum seekers and refugees by Caritas
  • Social counselling and further services to support the socially disadvantaged by HEKS
  • Counselling and further services to support integration and access to work by SAH

Persons in detention


Persons without a residence permit


Women and girls / Sexual and gender-based violence


Forced marriage

  • Counselling for persons threatened with forced marriage, or in a forced marriage by Zwangsheirat.ch.

LGBTIQ+


Human trafficking

  • Counselling and support for victims of human trafficking by AstrĂ©e

Children and Families