In North Rhine-Westphalia

Dortmund Halls of Westphalia Soccer Player Illustration by Laura Pannasch

Are you new to Dortmund? Are you looking for important addresses and contacts in the city? Then this page is exactly for you! We've put together a list of the most important places you may need for your new start in Dortmund.

Where can I find help?

Authorities and Offices

Counselling Services

Welfare Organisations


To provide you with the most up-to-dated and accurate information, we are cooperating with the team of clarat refugees, which specialises in local information.

On the website of clarat refugees, you can quickly search for the offices, doctors, language courses and many other options in Dortmund.

If you have problems with the search, watch this video to learn how the website works.