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You can call the police by dialing 112.
To contact the children’s rights hotline, dial 111. You can discuss a problem or get advice. The line operates on weekdays from 10:00 to 19:00.
There is also a 24-hour hotline on violence in the country. Number — 116 006.
On-line specialists provide information in eight languages: Georgian, English, Russian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Armenian, Arabic and Persian.
In addition, in Georgia there is the Public Defender (Ombudsman) for Human Rights and Freedoms. It has a 24/7 hotline where you can call and file a claim or complaint. The number is 14 81.
No, the police should help you even if you don’t have any documents with you.
If you are staying in Georgia with migration issues and call the police, under the law, you cannot be evicted until the legal proceedings are over and for the duration of receiving any domestic violence services (such as placement in the shelter). Once these are over — the chances are that an administrative case might be initiated.
For an alien or a stateless person is a survivor, a temporary residence permit shall be issued for him/her as provided for by the legislation of Georgia based on the recommendation of a survivor service provider or of the authority in charge of the proceedings. For an alien or a stateless person is a survivor, he/she may not be returned to the foreign country if it is assumed that in the case of return, his/her safety will not be protected and secured.
You need to call 112.
You will get medical help based on any identification documents that you have. It will not be checked whether you’re registered in Georgia, or whether you’re residing in Georgia on a legal basis. But there is a charge for medical care.
Yes, it is safe – medical staff will not check your migration status.
Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA)
Tbilisi, Uznadze st. 101. Tel: 032 299 50 76, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.gyla.ge
Tbilisi, Akaki Gakhokidze Street 11a. Tel: 032 230 76 03, email: email@example.com, website: www.sapari.ge
Rights of Georgia (formerly “Article 42 of the Constitution”)
Tbilisi, Akaki Gakhokidze Street 11a. Tel: 032 299 88 56, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.rights.ge
Human Rights Center Tbilisi
A. Gakhokidze Street 11a (former Gagarin 2 lane), III floor. Tel: (+995 32) 2 38 46 48, email: email@example.com, website: www.hridc.org
Partnership for Human Rights (PHR)
Tbilisi, Aleksidze 1, building №2, apartment 26. Tel: 032 233 13 56, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.phr.ge
Safe YOU — app to protect women from violence, call police and connect with services) – to be downloaded through any smartphone.
112 — is an app for the Georgian police.
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