Educational, marriage, family and life counseling

Service Description

Children, adolescents, parents and other guardians can turn to educational and family counseling centers for help with educational issues, personal or family-related problems, and questions and conflicts related to separations and divorces.

Depending on the age of the child or adolescent, the reason for visiting a counseling center can be, for example, developmental delays, sleep, eating and speech disorders or fears. At school age, performance and behavioral problems often occur, which can increase in intensity during puberty. Parents often feel overwhelmed with parenting responsibilities.

But also relationship difficulties of the parents, problems with separation and divorce often need the professional help and support of educational and family counseling centers.

Parents and other guardians have a legal right to educational counseling. The necessary discussions, examinations and consultations are free of charge for those seeking advice.

Children and young people can also visit a counseling center without their parents being present. In Thuringia, there are educational, marriage, family and life counseling centers in all districts and independent cities.

Educational, marriage, family and life counseling
counseling centers are funded by the state of Thuringia.

special notes for District-free City Erfurt

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Landeshauptstadt Erfurt, Stadtverwaltung - Verwaltung

Steinplatz 1
99085 Erfurt

99111 Erfurt
0361 655-4711
0361 655-4709
Opening times

Tuesday 09:00 - 12:00 and 13:30 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 12:00
Friday 09:00 - 12:00

Transport connection
1, 5


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