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Counseling centres in Austria

Women affected by female genital mutilation often suffer from life-long health problems. There are support services for them and for girls at risk all over Austria. You can find all contact points and experts on FGM/C in your region below.

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Counseling centres in Vienna

OrganisationContactServices
Frauengesundheitszentrum FEM Süd
Kundratstraße 3
1100 Wien
Umyma El Jelede, Bakk.a in Medizin
+43 1 60191 5201
kfn.femsued@gesundheitsverbund.at
umyma.eljelede@extern.gesundheitsverbund.at
www.femsued.at
Social counseling, legal counseling, accompaniment
General medical advice / health consultation
Gynaecological consultation
Language mediation, community work
Workshops, lectures, multiplier training / training courses

Language: German, Arabic, English, Somali
Caritas Wien Haus Amadou
Robert Hamerlinggasse 7
1150 Wien
Mariam Hakimzadeh
+43 676 5823008
mariam.hakimzadeh@caritas-wien.at
Social counseling, accompaniment
Psychosocial care

Languages: German, English, Arabic, Farsi, Kurdish, Turkish
Frauen* beraten Frauen*
Lehargasse 9/2/17
1060 Wien
Julia Schaffner, MA
+43 1 5814555
office@frauenberatenfrauen.at
www.frauenberatenfrauen.at
Legal advice
Counseling specific to women, psychosocial and psychotherapeutic counseling
Online counseling, telephone counseling
Workshops, discussion groups, group psychotherapies

Language: German, English, French
Frauengesundheitszentrum FEM
Brünner Straße 68/A3/Top 14
1210 Wien
Mag.a Maria Bernhart
Clinical and health psychologist
+43 1 27700-5600
kfl.fem@gesundheitsverbund.at
www.fem.at
Psychological or psychotherapeutic counseling and treatment
Social counseling
Gynecological counseling
Contact point and referral to adequate services regarding FGM/C

Language: German, Arabic, English
Children and Youth Advocacy Office Vienna
Alserbachstraße 18/6
1090 Wien
Dunja Gharwal, MA
Social Worker
+43 1 4000/85901
dunja.gharwal@wien.gv.at
www.kja.at
Social counseling
Legal advice

Language: German, English, Turkish
MA 15, Health care for children and teenagers
Thomas Klestil Platz 9
1030 Wien
Dr.in Margarete Lässig
Public health officer
43 676 811887642
margarete.laessig@wien.gv.at
General medical advice / health advice
Family midwifery counseling

Languages: German, English, Turkish, Polish Bulgarian, Farsi, Dari
MEN Männergesundheitszentrum
Kundratstraße 3
1100 Wien
Mag. Romeo Bissuti
Clinical and health psychologist, psychotherapist
+43 699 10840202
romeo.bissuti@extern.gesundheitsverbund.at
www.men-center.at
Psychological or psychotherapeutic counseling and treatment
General medical advice / health counseling
Accompaniment

Languages: German, Arabic, English, Somali
City of Vienna – Vienna Program for Women’s Health
Brigittenauer Lände 50-54
1200 Wien
Mag.a Alexandra Grasl-Akkilic
Expert in the areas of violence, migration & flight, sexual health, social inequality
+43 1 400084185
alexandra.grasl-akkilic@wien.gv.at
www.frauengesundheit.wien.at
Structural networking and public relations

Languages: German, English
Vienna Intervention Office against Violence in the Family
Neubaugasse 1/3
1070 Wien
DSA Rosa Logar, MA
+43 1 5853288
office@interventionsstelle-wien.at
www.interventionsstelle-wien.at
Support in the context of violence against women, domestic violence and stalking

Languages: German, Arabic, English, French
Clinic for patients after female circumcision (FGM/C – Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting)
Montleartstrasse 37
1160 Wien
Dr.in Susanne Hölbfer
Doctor of gynecology and obstetrics                                       
+43 1 49150 4710
susanne.hoelbfer@gesundheitsverbund.at
https://klinik-ottakring.gesundheitsverbund.at/leistung/ambulanz-fuer-gynaekologie-und-geburtshilfe/
Every Wednesday 8-12h by telephone appointment
Gynecological assessment and consultation
Surgery planning
Medical opinions
Information and social counseling in cooperation with FEM Süd
 
Languages: German, English, in cooperation with FEM Süd additionally Arabic and Somali
Aktion Regen – International cooperation for education and women’s empowerment
Mariahilfer Straße 101/1/25
1060 Wien
Dr.in Ines Kohl,
Executive Director, Social Anthropologist
+43 1 720 66 20
+43 676 789 17 88
ines.kohl@aktionregen.at
www.aktionregen.at
Education and training for trainers, PEER-Educators in the Global North and South
Community work
Workshops, lectures, FGM/C multiplier trainings / advanced trainings
Online trainings for broad access

Languages: Arabic, German, English, French, Swahili, Bambara

Counseling centres in Burgenland

There is currently no counseling center in this state.

Counseling centres in Carinthia

There is currently no counseling center in this state.

Counseling centres in Lower Austria

There is currently no counseling center in this state.

Counseling centres in Upper Austria

OrganisationContactServices
Linzer Frauengesundheitszentrum
Kaplanhofstraße 1
4020 Linz
Mag.a Friederike Widholm
+43 664 5648304
office@fgz-linz.at
www.fgz-linz.at
Psychological or psychotherapeutic counseling and treatment
Social counseling, legal counseling, accompaniment
Workshops and educational work

Languages: German, English
Frauengesundheitszentrum Wels
fRIEDa Center for Women’s Health in the Innviertel
Carl-Blum Straße 3
4600 Wels
Mag. Sonja Scheiblhofer, MSc
+43 699 19151519
sonja.scheiblhofer@proges.at
www.proges.at/frauen
Psychological or psychotherapeutic counseling and treatment
Legal advice
General medical advice / health advice
Accompaniment

Languages: German, Turkish, BKS (Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian)

Anlaufstellen in Salzburg

OrganisationContactServices
FrauenGesundheitsZentrum Salzburg
Alpenstraße 48
5020 Salzburg
Mag.a Aline Halhuber-Ahlmann
+43 662 442255
a.halhuber@fgz-salzburg.at
office@fgz-Salzburg.at
www.fgz-salzburg.at
Psychological or psychotherapeutic counseling and treatment
General medical advice / health advice
Accompaniment, opinion
FGM/C multiplier training
Workshops for women affected by FGM/C

Languages: German, Arabic, Somali
aktion leben salzburg
Hellbrunner Staße 13
5020 Salzburg
Mag.a Renate Roittner
Family Consultant
+43 662 627984-14
renate.roittner@aktionleben-salzburg.at
www.aktionleben-salzburg.at
Social counseling, legal counseling
Pregnancy counseling (no medical counseling)

Languages: German, English
FGM/C Clinic Landesklinik Hallein
Bürgermeisterstraße 34
5400 Hallein
Dr. Maria Trattner
Gynecologist and obstetrician, pelvic floor expert, sexual medicine specialist
+43 5 7255 44451
gynaekologie.lk-hallein@salk.at
Gynecological consultation

Languages: German, Arabic, English, Somali
Gynecological Clinic SALK,
Obstetrics clinic SALK, elective physicians, ordination for OBGYN + Sexmed

Müllner Hauptstraße 48
5020 Salzburg
Dr. Eva Dölzlmüller
Specialist in gynecology and obstetrics, sexual health specialist in private practice
+43 57255/58756
e.doelzlmueller@salk.at
praxis@doelzlmueller-gyn.at
www.doelzlmueller-gyn.at
Gynecological consultation
Sexual medicine consultation

Languages: German, English
Diakoniewerk Salzburg
Resident Services Gnigl&Schallmoos
Fritschgasse 5/2
5020 Salzburg
Antje Kindler-Koch
Social Worker
+43 662 643252
bws.gnigl-schallmoos@diakoniewerk.at
antje.kindler-koch@diakoniewerk.at
www.diakoniewerk-salzburg.at

Social counseling
Events, courses, etc.

Languages: German, English
Dr. Gunda Schulz-Greinwald
Kajetanerplatz 5
5020 Salzburg
Dr. Gunda Schulz-Greinwald
Gynecology and obstetrics specialist
Tel: +43 662846649
Mail: dr.gunda.schulz-greinwald@medway.at
Gynecological consultation

Languages: German, English
Forum Familie
Mauttorpromenade 8
5400 Hallein
Mag.a Corona Rettenbacher
Educator
+43 664 8565527
forumfamilie-tennengau@salzburg.gv.at
www.salzburg.gv.at/forumfamilie
Parent Service

Languages: German, English
Children’s and Youth Advocacy Office Salzburg
Fasaneriestraße 35
5020 Salzburg
Mag. Barbara Erblehner-Swann
Lawyer, certified life and social consultant
+43 664 8565661
barbara.erblehner@salzburg.gv.at
www.kija-sbg.at/0/0/nc/home/kija-sbg.html
Accompaniment of affected and endangered children
Information and counseling for adults who are privately or professionally involved with children who are affected or at risk
Psychological or psychotherapeutic counseling and treatment
Social counseling
Legal counseling

Languages: German, English
Child and youth welfare of the city of Salzburg
Saint-Julien-Straße 20
5020 Salzburg
Mag.a Mona Spannberger
Psychologist
+43 664 6554223
beratung@kokon-frauen.com
www.kokon-frauen.com
Psychological or psychotherapeutic counseling and treatment
Legal advice

Languages: German
Kokon – Counseling and education for women
Michael-Walchhofer Straße 15
5541 Altenmarkt
Wolfram Günther
+43 662 80723280
kjh@stadt-salzburg.at
www.stadt-salzburg.at/kjh
Social counseling
Child and youth welfare

Languages: German, if necessary with interpreter (almost) all languages
SALK
Müllner Hauptstraße 48
5020 Salzburg
Birgit Funke
Chefsekretärin
+43 5 7255-0
b.funke@salk.at
Gynecological consultation

Languages: German, English, Italian

Counseling centre in Styria

Organisation ContactServices
Austrian Red Cross
Regional Association Styria
Merangasse 26 (Eingang: Leonhardstraße 23)
8010 Graz
FGM/C Counseling centre Steiermark
+43 50 1445 10176
womencare@st.roteskreuz.at
Social counseling, accompaniment
Information, support and counseling on health and psychosocial aspects for women and girls at risk of or affected by violence, especially FGM/C.

Languages: German, Arabic, English, Somali
IKEMBA
Burggasse 4
8010 Graz
Mag. Dr. Livinus Nwoha
Social Educator, Outreach Worker
+43 316 228113
office@ikemba.at
nwoha@ikemba.at
www.ikemba.at
Social counseling, health counseling
Accompaniment & language mediation
Workshops & language courses on health topics

Languages: German, Arabic, English, Romanian, Albanian

Counseling centre in Tyrol

Organisation ContactServices
Austrian Red Cross
Regional Association Tyrol
Heiliggeiststraße 19
6020 Innsbruck
FGM/C Counseling centre Tyrol
+43 664 6046630419
fgmc-koordinationstelle@roteskreuz-tirol.at
www.roteskreuz-tirol.at
Social counseling, gynecological counseling & accompaniment.
Health counseling: women’s health, contraception, psychological stress, relationship issues, etc.
Language mediation

Languages: German, Arabic, English, Somali
RMSA – Refugee Midwifery Service Austria
Bienerstraße 22/4
6020 Innsbruck
Sarah Bestle, BSc
Midwife
+43 680 2112964
tirol@rmsa.help
www.rmsa.help
Midwifery services

Languages: German, Arabic, English, French, Somali, Farsi

Anlaufstellen in Vorarlberg

NameKontaktAngebot
Caritas Vorarlberg
Existence and housing counseling center
Reichsstraße 173
6800 Feldkirch

Mag.a Dorothea Manser-Lehner
Clinical and health psychologist
+43 5522-200 1712
+43 676 88 42 05 712
dorothea.manser-lehner@caritas.at
www.caritas-vorarlberg.at
Psychological counseling, legal counseling, statements and social counseling
Workshops with and by FGM/C affected women in the peer group, multiplier trainings, mediation and accompaniment to gynecological and health and pregnancy examinations and consultations, prevention work and education for the protection of children,
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Languages: German, English, Arabic, Somali, Kurdish
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FrauenInformationszentrum Vorarlberg
Marktgasse 6
6800 Feldkirch
Mag.a Christa Bauer
Clinical and health psychologist
+43 5522 31 002
+43 699 127 35 259
info@femail.at
christa.bauer@femail.at
www.femail.at
Psychological and health counseling,
Mediation and support for gynecological and medical examinations and general medical advice, networking with gynecological departments of hospitals and gynecologists and pediatricians in private practice,
Educational work

Languages: German, English, Turkish, Kurdish