Here you get support and help around the clock.
Rat auf Draht 147
Give us a call if you need help or just want to talk!
Rat auf Draht 147 can be reached 24/7 if you need help, feel lonely and abandoned and cannot think straight anymore.
Frauenhelpline gegen Gewalt: 0800 - 222 555
Free emergency and crisis counselling, Austria-wide, 24/7, for women/migrants, children and juveniles affected by violence.
Here you will obtain anonymous and confidential advice, also in emergency situations. If you would like to speak to someone in your own language, the Frauenhelpline can provide counselling in the following languages: Arabic, English, Bosnian-Croat-Serbian, Romanian, Spanish and Turkish.
Men’s advice centres in Austria
Help for men and boys in crisis situations
There are Männerberatungsstellen (men’s advice centres) in every province for boys and men affected by violence who need help.
Further information at AMÖ - Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Männerberatungsstellen und Männerbüros Österreichs
Die Möwe 0800 - 80 80 88
Confidential, anonymous and free individual online counselling on issues affecting children and juveniles.
Daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Free and anonymous
You can also arrange personal appointments at möwe – Kinderschutzzentren.
Telephone 24/7: 0512 – 580 059
Counselling - assistance - emergency shelter
Kinder- und Jugendanwaltschaft
There is a Kinder- und Jugendanwaltschaft, a service and counselling centre for children and juveniles, in every province.
You can call it if you want legal advice about a particular situation or simply need information. The Kinder- und Jugendanwaltschaft also attempts to mediate in the case of differences of opinion and conflicts between children/juveniles, parents and others.
All addresses, telephone numbers and information can be found on the following website: www.kija.at
Help from Kinderschutzzentren
There are Kinderschutzzentren (children’s shelters) throughout Austria. You can consult them for advice.
The conversations are free, confidential and anonymous. That means that you don’t have to give any information, such as your name or address.
Information and contact data can be found on the Internet: www.oe-kinderschutzzentren.at
Netz für Kinder
= safe surfing on the Internet for children and juveniles
kids-line: Council for young people
On the kids-line you can talk about your fears and worries for free, anonymously and confidentially: We are here for you. We listen to you. We take you seriously.
We are available for you daily from 1 pm to 9 pm on the phone and in the chat.
You don't need to register for the chat, just click on the icon on our secure page - and off you go.