Free Legal Counsel

The Centre is an independent organization that works to advance human rights in Iceland. If you are an immigrant and need legal counsel because of abuse, you can contact a counselor at the Icelandic Human Rights Centre.

The building is wheelchair accessible. You can request a sign language interpreter for the hearing impaired or language interpreter if you need. You must book an interview in advance.

The Centre is located at Túngata 14 and is open on Tuesday’s from 2 pm to 7 pm and on Friday’s from 9 am to 2 pm. You must book a time in advance by calling 5522720 or sending an email to

The Icelandic Human Rights Centre helps immigrants who need legal counseling.

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Multicultural Information Centre

Immigrants in Iceland can get information about their rights and obligations at the Multicultural Centre.


W.O.M.E.N (Women Of Multicultural Ethnicity Network in Iceland) is a social organization for women of foreign origin living in Iceland.

Hús Kvennaráðgjafarinnar á Hallveigarstöðum

Women's Counseling

The Women's Counseling offers free legal and social services counseling for women.

Human trafficking

Human Trafficking is the recruitment, transportation, transfer, hosting or receipt of people through force, fraud or deception, with the aim of exploiting them for profit.

Honor-based abuse

Honor-based abuse is often hidden, because the perpetrator is usually a close relative who believes that the victim will or has dishonored them or the family.

Kona krýpur, er leið á svip, með lokuð augun og höfuðið lítur niður til jarðar.