What can you do if you are subjected to domestic or sexual abuse? Who helps abuse victims in Switzerland?
Victims of physical or psychological violence can contact Victim Support throughout Switzerland.
An office providing legal advice free of charge for individuals seeking asylum in the canton of Vaud. The service provides information and guidance around questions relating to living in Switzerland and legal representation during asylum procedures.
The Contact Centre for Migrants in Switzerland (CCSI) in the canton of Fribourg offers legal and social support with the aim of helping migrants to defend their rights.
The isa migrants’ centre in Bern provides information and advice free of charge in various languages.
Overview of cantonal centres
Family reunification after completion of the asylum procedure is often difficult. Do you know of a case in which the cantonal legal advice service was unable to help? The SRC’s new family reunification service can advise in such cases.
Queeramnesty Switzerland is a group of volunteers working to improve the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.
This flyer is intended for asylum-seekers, persons with a provisional admission, refugees, and those without a regular residence status. It contains information about the rights related to encounters with the police, the asylum procedure, and life in ...
How can I apply for asylum? What is the asylum procedure? How can I bring my family to Switzerland? Asylex offers free legal aid and provides fast, competent and free information about the Swiss asylum procedure.
Do you know someone who has recently arrived in the canton of Jura? Let them know about this brochure! It has a range of weblinks to institutions and associations in the region.
In Switzerland, there are compulsory and complementary insurance policies. This website presents the most common types.
This information brochure sets out the rights afforded by these statuses.
International Social Service Switzerland takes care of unaccompanied minors and helps them understand their rights. It helps to find solutions for their long-term future.
The State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) has developed a new platform to provide basic information for people living in federal asylum centres in Switzerland.
Information for people wishing to apply for a humanitarian visa in Switzerland.
A new language, complex administrative processes, different laws than in their home country – recently arrived migrants face a host of difficulties. Legal consultations from the International Social Service Switzerland (ISS) help them to get to know and assert their rights.
Information about permits available under asylum law.
Asylex set up a chatbot that helps people trapped in Afghanistan to find possible ways of evacuation
List of employment conditions depending on residential status, with an application form and addresses of the competent cantonal authorities.
Free counselling on issues such as asylum legislation and the law on foreign residents, mediation in case of difficulties with authorities or institutions, and legal representation in justified cases in the migration and asylum sector.