BAMF - Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge - Children and family

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Pregnancy and maternity protection

The period of pregnancy can give rise to many questions. Here you can find out more about advisory and support services.

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Parental allowance and parental leave

In Germany, the State helps you raise your children. Parental allowance and parental leave are the most important benefits for parents. You can find out more here.

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Zwei Mädchen flüstern sich etwas zu / Foto: Ekkehart Schmidt

Child benefit and other benefits

The German State supports parents by providing a child benefit payment. Fathers and mothers on a low income are also entitled to receive other benefits. You can find further information here.

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Childcare

In Germany there are various childcare options available. It is important for children to attend a child day care centre. This is where they are supported and learn German.

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Assistance for families in crisis

Crises and disputes affect every family at some time. If an argument gets out of hand and even results in violence, you should ask for professional help. You can find out where to find help here.

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