Key Contacts/Initial Information

Key Contacts/Initial Information

Chapter: Living Sexuality

At you can find the donum vitae counselling centres in North Rhine-Westphalia located near to you. We support and advise you on all topics related to sex, relationships, contraception, pregnancy and much more.

At you can read all the legal texts. Relevant sections for you are §§ 173-184 StGB (Paragraphs 173-184 of the German Criminal Code or “Strafgesetzbuch”). 

At you will find all counselling centres, health centres, the social services provided by the Youth Welfare Office (“Jugendamt”) and many other advice centres.

At you can access online advice on all questions concerning sexuality, contraception and pregnancy

At http://www.rubicon-koeln.deyou will find information and a range of counselling options for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and queer community. 

At you can find the Germany’s Lesbian and Gay Association “Lesben- und Schwulenverband Deutschland”.

At you will find a wide range of information on the topic of intersex and gender. 

Chapter: Prevention & Accidents

You can find more information on the pill and its side effects at

At you can find an overview of contraceptive methods.

More information on the after-morning pill you can find at

At you can find answers to questions about love, friendship, changes to your body, the first time, contraceptive problems or sexuality. 

At fyou can find more information about sexually transmitted diseases.

At you will find information on love, friendship, contraception and sexuality.

At you will find information on sexually transmitted diseases.

Chapter: Your decision

At you will find information and advice if you are a minor and have become pregnant either intentionally or unintentionally.

At you will find all important information regarding confidential births. In an emergency, you can also call the pregnant women's* helpline free of charge on 0800 40 40 020.

At girls* and women* can access free and anonymous advice around the clock. In an emergency you can also call 08000 116 016.

At you will find quick advice and support for problems large and small. You can also just call the child and young person’s helpline, for free and in anonymity, on landline 0800 111 00 333 or by mobile 116 111.

If you have problems with your parents, for example, you can find qualified experts in parental guidance and family counselling at

At, the website of the German Child Protection Association (“Deutscher Kinderschutzbund”), you will find information on children's rights as well as advice centres and local associations

Chapter: In the web

At you can find help with cyberbullying, WhatsApp stress etc. The online advice is from young people for young people.

At you can find all kinds of information about how to stay safe online including social networks, dealing with cyberbullying or using pornography.

At you will find information on the safe use of mobile phones and Smartphones (cyberbullying, data protection, hidden costs, etc.).

You can find answers to frequently asked questions on pornography at website of the Federal Criminal Police Office (“Bundeskriminalamt”).

At you will find information and points of contact to combat sexual abuse as well as many tips on how you can defend yourself against sexual assaults, also on new media.

At, a project of TERRE DES FEMMES, you can find advice and support on the topic of forced marriage.

At you will find information about dating, love, respect and boundaries. 

At You will find everything you need to know about knockout drops.