Counselling for women and girls in Bochum
We offer advice to all women and girls aged 16 and over
are in a difficult life situation
want to solve personal problems
want to overcome a crisis
have to make decisions
or you are on your way
to replan your life
to change your personal relationships
to overcome obstacles
to tackle a new task
or you have experienced or are at risk of violence, and
you would like to get information about the „Gewaltschutzgesetz“/Protection against Violence Act
you need support to explore your options to do something
you want to get to know possibilities for safe environments and protection
you strive for a secure and non-violent future
we at NORA will offer you
advice and support with experienced, qualified female counsellors
Our advice is
biased for women
specialist, competent and professional
free of charge and confidential
and of course
all female counsellors are trained professionals
our offer is independent from authorities and other institutions
our counsellors are bound to confidentiality
information talks that take place only once are possible as well as longer-term consulting processes
you can remain anonymous if you wish
Network-Orientation-Rights-Alternatives - NORA e.V.
NORA e.V. was founded in Bochum in 1994 and opened the counselling centre for women and girls in Kortumstraße in 2001.
We support women and girls to act independently and under their own responsibility. We want to encourage women and girls to discover their abilities and develop their skills, to trust their perception, to take their wishes and needs seriously and to represent their interests.
We are committed to combat social relationships of violence from which women and children suffer, gender based violence and we are comitted to the interests of women and girls.
We are well networked regionally and nationally.
NORA E.V. is a member of the association "Der Paritätische NRW" and of „Bundesverband der Frauenberatungsstellen bf“ /the Federal Association of Women's Counselling Centres (bf).