Don't feel safe? In the Netherlands there are a number of organizations where you can go. Do not hesitate and contact them.
Are you in danger and do you need immediate help? Call 112. The website of the government explains when you should and should not call. But better safe than sorry! Don't feel safe? In the Netherlands there are a number of organisations where you can go. Do not hesitate and contact us.
For urgent and emergency situations: call 112
For non-emergency cases and questions: 0900-8844
For the hearing impaired or deaf persons (text phone): 0900-1844
For reporting crimes (anonymously): 0800-7000
Veilig Thuis (Safe at home)
Do you not feel safe with your host family or in your reception location? Call: 0800 2000. Veilig Thuis offers a listening ear and gives advice where you can go for help.
Leaflet with tips: safe on the run
This flyer from CoMensha gives some tips to be safe on the run. The flyer contains information about recognizing risks of exploitation and human trafficking, what to do about it and where to report it. The website is in Dutch, but you can directly download the English flyer here. There is also a version of the flyer in Ukrainian and Russian available.
Safety for LGBTI people
Do you feel unsafe as an LGBTI person? Through the COC you can find all the information about safety and support for LGBTI people in the Netherlands. Looking for LGBTI friendly emergency shelter? Through rainbow.whodis.org, refugees can search for LGBTI-friendly emergency shelter, mainly in Europe.
Do you, or does someone close to you, think about suicide? Talking about it helps and you can do so anonymously. Chat on the website of 113 Zelfmoordpreventie or call 0800-0113 (free of charge if you call from a Dutch number).