Counseling Services for Victims of Hate Crimes

We provide counseling service and assistance for:

  • those who have experienced right-wing extremist and racist violence (Hate Crimes)

  • family and friends of victims, as well as any witnesses to the incident

The staff of our Victim Support Center "Support" offer services including:

  • Providing information about your legal rights and options such as filing a criminal complaint, accessory prosecutor and victim protection

  • Accompanying you to the police, lawyers, government agencies, and doctors

  • Supporting you through the process of preparing for court and accompanying you to the trial

  • Providing guidance on financial assistance and compensation, as well as the relevant applications (e.g. claims for compensation, relocation services, and legal fees)

  • Offering counseling support and referrals to therapists

  • Assistance with the improvement of victims’ living conditions and security, which can include help with changing residence locations as well as assistance with legal residency (immigration status) issues

  • Support with public relations in order to highlight the problem of right-wing violence and hate crimes

Our Service is:

  • Unequivocally on the side of the victim - we stand on the side of those who have experienced right-wing violence and hate crimes, and we support their interests and perspectives

  • Client-oriented – our advice is focused on the wishes and needs of those affected by hate crime and is not dependent upon the filing of a police report

  • Mobile – consultations can take place at your home

  • Confidential – we maintain the confidentiality of the services provided to our clients. In addition, anonymous advice can be provided

  • Multilingual – if desired, an interpreter can be provided

  • Free of charge

Our oranization monitors right-wing extremist and racist violence (hate crimes). Let us know if you hear of an incident.

The victim counseling service "Support" is a project of the RAA Saxony e.V.

Contact our counseling centers:

Support Chemnitz und Plauen

Henriettenstraße 5, 09112 Chemnitz
Außenstelle Plauen: Äußere Reichenbacher Straße 3, 08529 Plauen
Tel: (0371) 4 81 94 51
Fax: (0371) 4 81 94 52
Mobil: (0172) 9 74 36 74
E-Mail: opferberatung.chemnitz@raa-sachsen.de
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Supports the following region: Stadt Chemnitz, Vogtlandkreis, Erzgebirgskreis, Landkreis Zwickau, Mittelsachsen

Support Leipzig

Kochstraße 14, 04275 Leipzig
Tel: (0341) 2 25 49 57
Fax: (0341) 2 25 49 56
Mobil: (0178) 5 16 29 37
E-Mail: opferberatung.leipzig@raa-sachsen.de
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Supports the following region: Stadt Leipzig, Landkreis Leipzig, Nordsachsen

Support Dresden

Bautzner Straße 45, 01099 Dresden
Tel: (0351) 88 9 41 74
Fax: (0351) 8 89 41 93
Mobil: 0172 9 74 12 68
E-Mail: opferberatung.dresden@raa-sachsen.de
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Consultation hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10:00 - 16:00 o´clock

Supports the following region: Stadt Dresden, Landkreise Sächsische Schweiz/Osterzgebirge, Meißen

Support Görlitz

Augustastraße 35, 02826 Görlitz
Tel: 03581 6845696
Mobil: 0174 3305678
E-Mail: opferberatung.goerlitz@raa-sachsen.de

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Supports the following region: Landkreise Görlitz und Bautzen

Support Onlineberatung

Via messenger-app or e-mail you can contact us fast and easy online.

  • From everywhere in Saxony

  • short-term counseling within the next two counseling days

  • secure, anonymous, at no charge

Please visit our website to get access to the SupportCompass-app and more information about our online counseling service.

Tel: (0351)85075234
Mobil: (0174) 3275678
E-Mail: onlineberatung@raa-sachsen.de
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Supports the following region: Saxony