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What will happen to this child if I report on his/her family?
Such reports will typically be made to either the police and/or the local youth welfare office (Jugendamt). The resulting consequences are highly case-specific and will depend inter alia on the gravity of the violent act(s). Generally, however, all entities are bound by the principle of proportionality so that each child will receive aid that is adequate in the given situation.
— List of Local NGOs Who Can Help
Emergency child protection services (available day or night):
- Kindernotdienst, Tel.: 61 00 61
- Jugendnotdienst, Tel.: 61 00 62
- Mädchennotdienst, Tel.: 61 00 63
The Berlin child protection hotline can also be contacted around the clock via the three emergency numbers above.
Victim and witness protection support
- Opferhilfe, Tel.: 395 28 67, Advice center for victims of crimes
- Victim support at Tiergarten district court and Berlin regional court, Room B 020/21, Wilsnacker Str. 6, 10557 Berlin, Tel.: 90 14-34 98/90 14-32 06
- AHGATA – victim support, Tel.: 440 526 00, Victim support, office for preparation and support for court proceedings.
- Weißer Ring, Tel.: 833 70 60
- Wildwasser e.V., Tel.: 2 82 44 27 Advice center for young girls in Berlin-Mitte Witness support for girls who have been the victim of sexual violence and have decided to press charges.
- Tauwetter, drop-in center for men who were sexually abused as a child Tel: 6 93 80 07, Tue 5–6 pm and Thu 5–7 pm
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