Request participation in social group work
Through discussions and social learning in the group, children and young people should learn to overcome difficulties, build up self-confidence and respect other opinions.
Social group work is an outpatient offer of youth welfare and a specific form of so-called help for upbringing. Usually, the group meetings take place several times a week and last one to two hours. Social group work is particularly suitable for older children and adolescents.
the local youth welfare office
Youth Welfare Office is,
- if you live in a city district: the city administration
- if you live in a rural district: the Landratsamt (district administration office)
Note: The city of Constance performs the tasks as the local youth welfare agency itself. The city of Villingen-Schwenningen has handed over the municipal youth welfare office to the Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis as of 01.07.2023.
You assume that your child or the young person has developmental difficulties and/or shows behavioural problems.
Contact the competent office with your problems.
They will assess your case and decide whether social group work is a suitable measure for your child or young person. The Youth Welfare Office will help you with the application and also advise you on other help options.
If the help is granted, all those involved draw up a help plan together. This plan specifies the course of action, the goals and the duration of the help.
The Youth Welfare Office reviews the progress of the help in regular meetings.
Check with the relevant office.
29.08.2023 Sozialministerium Baden-Württemberg