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Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence
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January 1, 2022

In Luxembourg, if your immediate safety is at risk, dial “113” or contact your local police department. In non-emergency situations, call the violence.lu helpline at +352 2060 1060 (7/7 12pm to 8pm).

Resources in Luxembourg

Counseling centers

Offer support and advice to women who are victims of bullying, sexual harassment, domestic violence or psychological abuse.

  • Counseling Center Foyer Sud – Fraen a Nout (by the Conseil National des Femmes Luxembourgeoises)
    Services available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and         from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. by phone
    41, rue de Luxembourg L-4220 Esch-sur-Alzette
    Tel.: +352 54 57 57 or +352 54 55 77
  • Assistance Services to victims of domestic violence – SAVVD (by Femmes en détresse asbl)
    Services available on weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Tél. 26 48 18 62
    E-mail: savvd@fed.lu
  • Counseling Center Visavi (by Femmes en détresse asbl)
    2, rue du Fort Wallis, L-2714 Luxembourg
    Tel: 49 08 77 – 1| E-mail : visavi@fed.lu
  • Centre de consultation (by Fondation Pro-Familia)
    5, rue de Zoufftgen, L-3598 Dudelange
    Tel: 51 72 72-42/-47 E-mail : femmes@profamilia.li
  • Centre Ozanam (by Fondation Maison de la Porte Ouverte)
    64, rue Michel Welter, L-2730 Luxembourg
    Tel: 48 83 47
  • Centre Ozanam Nord (by Fondation Maison de la Porte Ouverte)
    49, Grand Rue, L-9530 Wiltz
    Tel: 26 95 39 59
  • Assistance to the Victims of Human Trafficking (by Femmes en détresse asbl)
    Tel: 26 48 26 31 et 621 316 919| E-Mail: traite.humains@visavi.lu
  • Pathways to Safety International, 833-SAFE-833, crisis@pathwaystosafety.org
    To contact the toll-free crisis line from overseas, first dial your AT&T USADirect access number and at the prompt, enter phone number: 833-SAFE-833 (833-723-3833). Pathways to Safety International is a nongovernmental organization that specializes in serving Americans experiencing interpersonal and gender based violence abroad.

Shelters

There are 10 shelters in Luxembourg available to women, girls and mothers. Facilities must receive a prior notice. In an emergency situation, contact the Luxembourg police (113), who will contact a facility on your behalf.

  • Fraenhaus Lëtzebuerg (by Femmes en détresse asbl)
    Tel: +352 44 81 81 (24/24) | E-mail : foyer@fraenhaus.lu
  • Fondation Paula Bové (by Fondation de la Porte Ouverte)
    38, rue d’Anvers, L-1130 Luxembourg
    Tel: 49 10 17 | E-mail : fpbove@fmpo.lu
  • Foyer Sud Fraen an Nout (by the Conseil National des Femmes)
    41, rue de Luxembourg L-4220 Esch-sur-Alzette Tel.: +352 54 57 57 or +352 54 55 77 | E-mail : foyersud@pt.lu
  • Foyer Sichem (Fondation de la Porte Ouverte)
    2, rue Charles Rausch, L-7247 Walferdange
    Tel: 33 25 96 | E-mail : fsichem@fmpo.lu

Resources in the United States

In the United States, many organizations exist to assist victims of domestic violence (DV). These organizations help address issues such as family, shelter, counseling, legal counseling and attorney referrals, legal assistance activities, relief assistance to the poor and needy applicants, and child support.

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline : 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) (www.thehotline.org) – Anonymous and confidential help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Assistance is available in English and Spanish, with access to more than 170 languages through interpreter services. Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information about domestic violence, and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. You can find help in your area from the National Domestic Violence Hotline .
  • Domestic Violence Programs

U.S. Department of Justice