This brochure explains the basic elements of the Swiss social insurance system, namely the Old-Age, Survivors’ and Disability Insurance scheme (OASI/DI, 1st pillar) and the occupational pension scheme (2nd pillar). It is also intended to provide prac ...
Retirement in Switzerland explained clearly.
Competence centre for migration and integration issues. The website contains information about life in Zurich in several languages, which can be especially helpful for newcomers.
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.
Freiburg Women’s Shelter (Solidarité Femmes) is committed to combating violence against women. It offers advice either face-to-face by appointment or by e-mail and telephone. Freiburg Women’s Shelter also runs an emergency refuge for abused women and their children.
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
Are you assisting elderly refugees? Are you hosting an elderly person from Ukraine? You might be in need of information specifically about migration and old age.
In Switzerland, most people live in rented apartments. In fact, almost 60 per cent of the population rent their home. The terms and conditions of renting a property
are regulated by law and in a rental agreement. However, the laws and the terms in t ...
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 ...
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.
How do you say «hello» in Ukrainian? How can I communicate with someone who speaks another language? This picture dictionary helps establish a dialogue about everyday situations with people who speak Ukrainian or Russian.
In Switzerland, there are compulsory and complementary insurance policies. This website presents the most common types.
There are a lot of things that you, as expect¬ant parents, will be wondering long before you hold your baby in your arms. This brochure provides you with information and tips about the things you can do now to make sure that you are well prepared for ...
Lilli addresses teenagers and young adults with the aim of preventing violence and promoting sexual health. Our offer is low-threshold, free and anonymous. Visitors can ask questions without giving an email address. They will be answered by doctors, ...
How do families get more security when fleeing? The fact sheet provides six tips for families on the run: these include, for example, learning phone numbers and names, information on the planned migration route, etc.
An information platform with hundreds of useful addresses, practical advice, details of activities and news to make daily life easier for migrants in Geneva.
Information for new residents arriving from abroad.