Help for victims of persecution and violence

Protecting human dignity.

How we help

Our work areas

The Center ÜBERLEBEN supports rehabilitation and integration of refugees and migrants. Our services include medical and therapeutic treatment and immediate psychosocial care for newly arrived traumatized refugees. The Center also provides basic psychological, social and legal counseling, qualification courses together with vocational preparation and training to refugees and migrants. Additionally, scientific research and the development of treatment approaches as well as documentation of the causes, the consequences and the treatment of traumata accompany the work of the Center.
Our Offers

Treatment and Rehabilitation

Medical and therapeutic support for traumatized refugees.

Integration and Qualification

Social and labour market integration of refugees and migrants.


Scientific research and the development of treatment approaches.


Special library on the subject of health consequences of torture, persecution and extreme traumatization.

Often, torture survivors have literally been left speechless. 

At the Center ÜBERLEBEN, they find a safe place to talk about and cope with their experiences – to start anew with a strong voice.
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Article 3,
Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.

For people seeking help

Please note that appointment requests can only be answered by phone.


Telephone consultation-hours

Ambulant Department
for Adults

Tel.: +49 (0) 30 30 39 06 -0

Wednesday 11:00am – 12:00pm

Children and Youth

Tel.: +49 (0) 30 30 39 06 -11

Wednesday 12:00pm – 01:00pm

Department for Refugee Services

Tel.: +49 (0) 30 30 39 06 -512

Monday 01:00pm – 02:00pm




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