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
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Supports the following region: Stadt Chemnitz, Vogtlandkreis, Erzgebirgskreis, Landkreis Zwickau, Mittelsachsen
Supports the following region: Stadt Leipzig, Landkreis Leipzig, Nordsachsen
From the 22nd of December 2021 to the 2nd of January 2022 we are not going to be available. We will get back to you from the 3rd of January. Please feel free to send us an email. In emergencies, please contact the crisis services or the helpline number at 0351 850 75 222.
Consultation hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10:00 - 16:00 o´clock
Supports the following region: Stadt Dresden, Landkreise Sächsische Schweiz/Osterzgebirge, Meißen
Via mail or chat 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 click Onlineberatung, there you can choose user name and password - offers can be used immediately.
Supports the following region: Saxony