Schwulenberatung Berlin

Specialised Consultation Service for LGBTI* refugees


We inform you about your rights and support you, e.g.:

  • in the asylum process
  • Specialised asylum officers* in the asylum procedure
  • Right of residence
  • Discrimination

Together we will find the right support for you, e.g.:

  • Legal advice
  • Psychological counselling
  • Social counselling
  • Integration support
  • Job counselling and educational counselling
  • Sexual health, LGBTI* sensitive health care

We will support you with applications, e.g.:

  • Social benefits
  • Psychotherapy
  • Application for asylum

We support you in communicating with, e.g.:

  • LAF
  • District offices
  • Foreigner’s office
  • BAMF (Federal Office for Migration and Refugees)
  • Job Office

We arrange for you to stay in our accommodation for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* and inter* refugees, if you wish.


We put you in touch with social, legal and health services that are sensitive to LGBTI*, if you wish.


Get in touch with us and tell us what you need.

Counselling without an appointment:

every Tuesday and Friday

2-6pm at “Café Kuchus”

We have linguistic mediation for the following languages on site: English, French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Dari/Farsi.
Other languages are available upon request.

We advise you anonymously, if you wish. You do not have to tell us your name.


Schwulenberatung Berlin gGmbH
Wilhelmstrasse 115
10963 Berlin

The open consultation at “Café Kuchus” is accessible.

Unfortunately, not all our rooms are accessible. When booking an appointment, please let us know if we should organize an accessible room for our appointment.

 S-Bahn Anhalter Bahnhof
 U-Bahn Kochstraße
 Bus M29 Wilhelmstr./Kochstr.



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Senatsverwaltung f&uumlr Integration, Arbeit und Soziales