Escaping Violence

If you feel that you are being physically or emotionally abused and/or that your life is at risk, please do not hesitate to contact us:



02237 7689



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 Frauenhaus Rhein-Erftkreis e.V.
Postfach 2250, 50356 Erftstadt


If you need urgent assistance, you can also get help from:

Police 110

National helpline for abused women 08000 116 016 – available 24 hours a day, free of charge; interpreters available

Women’s information network against violence – details of spaces in women’s refuges in North Rhine-Westphalia and information on other sources of support

Central information point for autonomous women’s refuges – search for women’s refuges across Germany

Elisabeth Fry Haus – refuge and shelter for women 0221 376490Diakonie Michaelshoven – Schutz und Wohnen