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Point of contact and counseling center for care leavers

Erwachsen werden ohne Eltern

If you are a care leaver of a residential group and need counseling and support, just come to our counseling center in Bremen! No matter whether you have moved out of the SOS Children’s Village Bremen or not: We are looking forward to you! The counseling is free-of-charge, of course!

We offer counseling and support:

  • if you have any questions regarding school, job applications, vocational training, and jobs,
  • if you struggle with the authorities and need help filling in application forms
  • if you need help regarding living and life in Bremen
  • if you feel lonely and want to meet people of the same age or want to join a club or association or
  • if you need someone to sort out your current situation in life, someone who helps you to find out how to proceed

We can support and help you with the following:

  • with our knowledge and experience in counseling because we have supported young adults on their way to independence for many years
  • we can rely on the large network of SOS Children’s Villages Bremen (lawyers, job coaches and psychologists are members of our network)
  • we can mediate contact with voluntary counselors, e. g. for official appointments with the authorities or to practice German and
  • we also know other counseling centers in Bremen, and we refer you to another care provider if they suit your needs better than we do

Who can use our counseling services?

All the care leavers aged between 16 and 27, no matter whether they had been cared for by SOS Children’s Villages Bremen or by another care provider.

Counseling hours are as follows:

We are open Tuesdays from 5-7 pm and Thursdays from 4 to 6 pm. You can also contact us via telephone.
We are happy to send you brochures to pass on to the young adults you care for. Please send an email to careleaver.bremen@sos-kinderdorf.de indicating the desired amount.

Where do you find us?

Point of contact and counseling center for care leavers

Dechanatstraße 3
28195 Bremen
Station Domsheide:
Tram route: Linien 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 1E, 2E, 3E, 4E, 6E, 8E, 10E
Bus line:  24, 25, 8E, 24E, E, S71, S72
Opening hours:
Tuesday 17-19 Uhr
Thursday 16-18 Uhr
Telephone 0421 59712-648