Refugees in Altenbeken

How many refugees counts Altenbeken? From which countries are they from? And where are they living now? Here is some actual information about the local situation.

learn more


This website gives information about the situation of refugees in the community of Altenbeken and shall promote contacts between locals and refugees.


For everybody who is looking for a language course or a job opportunity:

The Jobcenter in Paderborn has established an Integration point for refugees to help find language or integration courses or...

Read more

The support of the BAMF in Bielefeld offered by the regional office of Paderborn already shows an effect. Out of 2150 refugees, part of them waiting since more then half a year, 650 of them now could...

Read more


Download welcome brochure

Guide for refugees and asylum seekers: Find all the useful information of this website put together in one document. 

Download PDF Document

Download arabic version of our welcome brochure

The guide for refugees and asylum seekers is now also available in arabic.

Download PDF Document

Information and consultation hour

to answer questions concerning your every day life, e.g. asylum procedure, language courses, financial questions, etc.

When: Every Monday from 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Where: HoT Altenbeken (Dietrich Bonhoeffer Haus, lower floor) Eichendorffstraße 9, Altenbeken

See adress

The story of an Afghan Family in Germany

Mr. Habib Alzada, 28 years old, originates from the village Ghazni in Afghanistan. Together with his family, they were the first Afghan refugees who arrived at Altenbeken in August 2015. 

read more

The long way from Syria

Dr. Aboud mit Landrat Manfred Müller

This is the story of the syrian gynaecologist Abdeljalil Alaboud - short Dr. Aboud - from Aleppo (behind Damaskus the second largest city of Syria), who has arrived in Altenbeken in september. ...

read more

Regular Events

Café for Women

monthly on fridays from 5 to 8 pm at Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Haus in Altenbeken

next dates: November 18th, and December 2nd


Here you will find useful addresses and contacts making it easier to get settled in Altenbeken.


MeetingPoint Altenbeken 

Also join our Facebook group "Meeting Point Altenbeken" and stay informed about activities organised by the supporters circle. Just send us a request and we will add you to the group. 

Get to MeetingPoint

Links and media

Links to facebook groups, local initiatives and institutions as well as a wide variety of media made for, about and by refugees