New to Germany? Culture schock?!
Pro Asyl understands itself as an association of refugee groups who work for the interests and rights of asylum seekers, refugees and foreigners.
Telephone Support via the Antirassismus Telefon Essen: (+49) 0201 23 20 60
Diakonia Germany also offers advice migrants.
Here you find an overview of all Youth Migration Services.
Counseling for migrants there are at Workers' welfare AWO.
Integration of young people with a migration background: The JMD-Portal presents 431 Youth Migration Services.
Federal Office for Migration and Refugees
The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees is responsible for the integration of immigrants. On their website you can find a lot of information on the subjects entry requirements, working and living in Germany, asylum and refugee protection and intercultural associations. Also you can find:
Also cultural centers or cultural associations inform on all issues relating to migration. They organize cultural events and competitions so that immigrants and Germans get to know each other better. Here you will find a selection of clubs, municipalities and federations in Germany:
The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees also offers infos on migrant organizations.
Members of migrant organizations have mostly migration background themselves and know how life in Germany is working and what is important. Therefore they can help people who are new to Germany settle.