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1717

The Red Cross Helpline 1717 is a phone service and webchat for those who need someone to talk to in confidentiality. They are open 24 hours, and it's free to call.

Hús Aflins á Akureyri

Aflið in Akureyri

Aflið assists people who have suffered any form of abuse.

Bergið headspace

Bergið is a support- and counselling centre for young people up to 25 years old.

Hús Bergsins headspace á Suðurgötu í Reykjavík

Bergið headspace Akureyri

Bergið is a support- and counselling centre for young people up to 25 years old.

Bifhjólafólk setur plástur á barn

Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA)

Bikers Against Child Abuse, Inc. (B.A.C.A.) is an organization with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children.

Bjarkarhlíð

Bjarkarhlíð is a center for people who have experienced abuse. There you get all the support and counseling you need in one place. All assistance is on your terms.

Bjarmahlíð in Akureyri

Bjarmahlíð is a center for people who have experienced abuse. There you get all the support and counseling you need in one place. All assistance is on your terms.

Child Protection Services

Child protection service committees in each municipality help children who exist in unacceptable living conditions and provide support for families.

Communication counsellor

A communication counsellor is here to listen, support, and assist you in all cases related to inappropriate behaviour or abuse within organized sports or youth activities.

Emergency care for sexual assault victims

The Emergency care for sexual assault assists anyone who has been raped, experienced attempted rape or any other sexual abuse.

Bygging Sjúkrahússins á Akureyri

Emergency care in Akureyri for sexual assault victims

The Emergency Care for Sexual Assault in Akureyri assists anyone who has been raped, experienced attempted rape or any other sexual abuse.

Advisory board on bullying in primary and upper secondary schools

If you are in primary or upper secondary school and your bullying case is not resolved, you can refer it to the advisory board on bullying.

Barn hlustar á hjartslátt á bangsa

Health care Centres

At the Health care Centres, doctors, nurses, midwives and psychologist work to serve residents in that neighbourhood or municipality.

Heilsuvera

Heilsuvera is an online service for the Healthcare Centers. On the Heilsuvera website, you can speak to a nurse through webchat or phone.

Heimilisfriður

Heimilisfriður offers therapy for people who have abused someone in a close relationship.

Icelandic Human Rights Centre

At the Icelandic Human Rights Centre, immigrants can get free legal counsel.

Legal assistance by law students

Law students of the universities offer legal counsel free of charge by phone

Multicultural Information Centre

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

New in Iceland

If you have recently moved to Iceland or are still adjusting and have any questions, you can contact the consultation service New in Iceland.

Parents' house

The Parents’ House (Foreldrahús) provides children, teenagers and parents with counselling regarding teenage alcohol- and drug use, risk behaviour and behavioural problems, among other things. Their phone number 581 1799 is open 24 hours.

Police

The police in Iceland help people who have suffered abuse of any kind. Police see abuse in close relationships as a very serious matter.

Merki fyrir fatlaða á vegg fyrir ofan skábraut.

Rights Protection Officer

Rights Protection Officer helps disabled or Deaf people and people with an impairment or long-term health condition. They help with everything to do with rights, finances, and personal issues.

Samtökin '78

Samtökin '78

Samtökin '78 is the National Queer Organisation of Iceland. They offer counseling for queer people who have experienced abuse in close relationships.

Þrjár dökkhærðar stelpur sitja á grasi. Þær snúa baki í myndavélina og spjalla saman.

Save the Children

Save the Children (Barnaheill) offers consultation about the welfare of children. On their website, it is possible to report inappropriate online behaviour against children.

The Sick Love Chat

The Sick love chat is an anonymous chat for young people who seek advice about their relationships, communication or violence.

Sigurhæðir in Selfoss

Sigurhæðir is a service for victims of gender-based violence in South Iceland. There you receive coordinated counsel, support and therapy on your terms.

Stígamót

Stígamót helps people of all genders who have been sexually abused.

Taktu skrefið

Taktu skrefið (Take the step) is a group of psychologists that help people that are worried about their sexual behaviour or have sexually abused someone.

The Ombudsman for Children

The Ombudsman for Children is a public spokesperson for children and endeavours to have children’s rights, needs and interests taken into full consideration.

Virtual court room

Witnesses in court cases can prepare by visiting a virtual court room.

Vopnabúrið

Vopnabúrið is a gym and a leisure center that provides counseling and support to children and teenagers in need.

WOMEN

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.

Women's Shelter

The Women‘s Shelter offers counseling and a safe place to stay for any woman who has experienced abuse in a close relationship.

Women's Shelter in Akureyri

The Women's Shelter offers counseling and a safe place to stay for any woman who has experienced abuse in a close relationship.

Manneskja leiðir aðra manneskju í gegnum stóra gátt inn í bjartan himinn.

Social support and services

Social services are provided by municipalities to their residents. Those services include financial assistance, support for disabled and senior citizens, support for people who suffer abuse and social counselling, to name a few.

Safety plan

A safety plan is a way to protect your safety as well as your children’s. Both within the relationship and if you decide to leave.