Links to Organisations - Austria
AIDS Hilfe Wien provides testing, counseling and treatment for HIV positive patients, and does information work and special projects within the scope of primary prevention for migrants.
fax: ++ 43/1/532.12.91-20
Platform of NGOs that work with asylum seekers and recognized refugees. The organization has a special project on unaccompanied minors in Austria.
Asyl in Not
e-mail: asyl-in-not@asyl-in -not.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides legal assistance to rejected asylum seekers and publishes cases of injustice within the asylum system in newspapers and magazines.
Back on Stage (Youth Initiative)
tel. and fax: ++43/1/585.31.96
Back on Stage works with youth in the 5th district of Vienna. The organization aims to work against social exclusion, by supporting adolescents and by encouraging them to insist upon their rights in society. It is also a combination of streetwork and group work.
Caritas Flüchtlings- und Migrantenberatung
tel: ++ 43/316/8015-0
fax: ++ 43/316/72.13.69-340
This department of Caritas has a special service for return, and also offers counseling and legal assistance to rejected asylum seekers.Caritas- Marienambulanz
Keplerstrasse 82 / 1st floor left
mobile: +43/676/88015 361
Since opening in 1999, the Marienambulanz has offered low-threshold general medical primary health care for those people without health insurance (natives and foreigners), people living illegally in Austria and uninsured people (native and foreigner), who cannot overcome the barriers of the public health care system due to different reasons (alcohol- and drug addiction, shame, wish of anonymity, bad experiences, missing knowledge, language barriers, social inequalities etc.) The Marienambulanz offers health care as needed.
Considering the cultural aspect and the holistic bio-psycho-social treatment approach, a focus of the work in the Marienambulanz is the prevention and early diagnosis of diseases before they become chronically and cause not only pain but follow-up costs.
Danaida - Education and Social Center for Foreign Women
fax: ++ 43/316/710.660-13
Danaida offers German language and literacy courses for foreign women, as well as cooking and computer classes.
Deserteurs- und Flüchtlingsberatung
tel: ++ 43/1/533.72.71
fax: ++ 43/1/532.74.16
Provides assistance in making appeals for rejected asylum seekers. Offers German classes and counseling service.
Diakonie - Evangelischer Flüchtlingsdienst Österreich
This organisation mainly offers counselling services, including legal assistance to asylum seekers and referrals concerning health care and housing.
Die Bunte Zeitung
Monthly magazine on asylum, refugee and migration issues.
OGB - Österreichischer Gewerkschaftsbund
Trade union that aims to reduce illegal work and integrate legal foreigners, and to make employers hiring illegal workers punishable under criminal law.
Omega Health Care Center Graz - Organization for Victims of Violence and Human Rights Violations
fax: ++ 43/316/773.554-4
Offers psychotherapy and psychological and medical counseling and treatment to victims of violence and human rights violations.
e-mail: info@sos- mitmensch.at
As a human rights organization and civil rights movement, SOS Mitmensch is a platform for dedicated individuals and organizations in the integration and social policy in Austria.
Zebra - Zentrum zur socialmedizinischen, rechtlichen und kulturellen Betreuung von Ausländern und Ausländerinnen in Österreich
NGO working with migrants and refugees. The ZEBRA Care team offers information and counselling on legal questions (reauests for political asylum, appeals, requests for rights to stay, etc.), assistance in searching for work, written and oral translations, assistance by contact with the authorities, information about schools and instruction, assistance in finding accommodation, and assistance for persons who are in deportation custody. The ZEBRA Health team offers assistance for family and health problems, therapy for victims of torture and persons traumatized during war, counselling on family planning, and advice on medical treatment.