Guide for refugees
In this facebook group citizens and refugees living in Altenbeken, Buke and Schwaney can get in touch with each other. Information about the municipality are shared, people are invited to events, requests can be posted and support is organized.
Helper's circle for refugees in the community of Altenbeken
In addition to the website asyl-altenbeken.de this facebook group is built for the organization and planning of all kinds of activities to help refugees in the community of Altenbeken.
Refugees and friends
A general group for refugees and all people who support them to get in contact with each other and solve challenges together. Any questions and information about formal procedures, translations, accommodations, events and similar things can be posted.
Advice center for asylum seekers and refugees
The advice center adresses people, who do not (yet) have a residence permit to stay in Germany permanently. We offer advice and support as well as help in all kinds of situations that you cannot accomplish on your own. We offer "capacity building".
Advice about the following topics:
- asylum and residence issues
- family reunion
- social payments
- housing and accommodation problems
- school, kindergarten and leisure time
- working permit and jobhunting
- health problems, pregnancy, psychic strain and traumatization
- voluntary exit and return advice
- education, family and partnership
Assiciations and initiatives
Migrant self help organizations in Paderborn
list from the integration agency of Caritas Paderborn
Paderbunt is a platform bringing together refugees, volunteers and professional supporters of refugee aid and organisation in Paderborn.
Flüchtlingshilfe Lippe e.V.
engaged advice for refugees in the county of Lippe
Independent german human rights organisation, who come together to protect refugees rights and to give voice to their concerns
Welcome to Europe
Independent information for refugees and migrants coming to Europe
Good ideas all over Germany
Interactive map with projects für refugees
Information and media for refugees
App "Welcome to North Rhine-Westphalia"
"Welcome to NRW" is the official app of North Rhine-Westphalia for refugees. It combines general and basic information and is designed to help orient the refugees in North Rhine-Westphalia.
A guide for your first weeks in Germany as smartphone app in German, English, French, Arabic and Farsi
Welcome to Germany!
Information portal for refugees from Deutsche Telekom
Information in English and Arabic from the first German TV station (ARD)
Information, reports an entertainment for refugees in German, Englisch, Arabic and Farsi from WDR (western german TV and radio)
My Escape / Meine Flucht
This documentary film is a montage of videos made by refugees reporting themselves about their escape to Germany.
Tagesschau in 100 Seconds
Daily news in English and Arabic language
Video portal for, from and about refugees in arabic and german language
Videos in arabic language about Germany from the german news channel n-tv
Radio programs for refugees in english and arabic language
How to write a resume
Checklist for writing a resume to apply for a job in Germany
Recognition of school graduations
Table with school graduations of several countries and their recognition in Germany
Recognition in Germany
Have you learned an occupation or studied abroad? Find out how you can have your certificate officially recognized.
Online scholarships for refugees