Youth work

Service Description

Youth work promotes the development of young people's personalities and prepares them for life in the community. It helps them to recognize, respect and experience values and strengthens their ability to act on their own responsibility. Youth work ties in with the interests of young people and is co-determined by them.

Youth work is an independent part of youth welfare. It fulfills the educational tasks according to § 11 of the Child and Youth Welfare Act (KJHG) and stands up for the concerns and interests of young people in public.

You can get suggestions and help from your responsible office

  • in the organization and implementation of measures and projects in youth work (such as vacation camps and training courses for the acquisition of the youth leader card) as well as
  • in the development of quality criteria for youth work facilities and services,
  • for the project management of regionalized youth work
  • in the organization of measures for the educational protection of young people,
  • in checks on compliance with the provisions of statutory youth protection and punishment for violations of the provisions of statutory youth protection.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Landratsamt Gotha - Jugendamt

Humboldtstr. 18
99867 Gotha

18.-März-Str. 50
99867 Gotha
03621 214-301
03621 214-334
Opening times

Monday closed
Tuesday 13:00 - 17:00
Wednesday closed
Thursday 09:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 18:00
Friday by appointment only

By appointment only
Parking spaces
Parking Place
Fees: no

Building access