Erziehungsbeistandschaft is assistance in accordance with Section 30 SGB VIII for youth and young people aged up to 21 years who are experiencing
difficulties. From everyday issues to crises and conflict, our support workers
support clients with their issues and work with (not for) clients in their
personal development and encourage a self-sufficient lifestyle. To achieve this, the client's family and social network are included in the support process.
This assistance can also be funded as Social Intergration Support for Children and Youths with a mental disability (“Eingliederungshilfe für Kinder und Jugendliche mit einer seelischen Behinderung”) in accordance with Section 35a SGB VIII. The legal requirement is an official diagnosis from a relevant specialist (for example Child & Youth Psychiatry/Psychotherapy, Child & Youth Psychologist).