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Family support

Family support

The Waldeck-Frankenberg district offers support and advice for families. many situations in life. Whether counselling in partnership, help for parents, children and young people, support in custody issues or on specific support services: The staff of the various specialised services are happy to provide advice.

Temporary home for children

There are situations in which parents are temporarily unable to raise, care for and provide for their children. For these situations, the district is looking for foster parents who can provide temporary support.

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Maintenance advance

If the maintenance of minor children is not secured because the parent liable to pay maintenance does not or cannot pay maintenance for this child, the district can make advance payments under certain conditions.

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Education and participation

Children, adolescents and young adults from low-income families have a legal entitlement to support services for education and participation in social and cultural life in the community.

Social service

The social service of the Waldeck-Frankenberg district offers children, adolescents, young adults and parents counselling, support and assistance in various life situations - especially crisis situations and conflicts.

Help with custody issues

Parents are entitled to support in all custody matters. The counselling aims in particular at developing parents' own competence to jointly and responsibly take care of their children's concerns and duties, even in case of partner problems.

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Help for children, parents and young people

The counselling centre for parents, children and young people offers advice on parenting issues, individual problems or family crises.

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