Violence, sexual violence, (traffic) accidents, missing persons, theft.
For: Sexual violence, violence, accidents, domestic abuse, missing persons, theft. Their services are free and you can make an appointment at one of their offices where they inform you in more detail about the support they can offer.
The central go-to point in case of any form of sexual violence. They offer a 24/7 hotline for victims for sexual violence and are often found in hospitals as well. You can always contact them, no matter how long ago it happened. They assign you a case manager who specializes in sexual violence and offers assistance(for example they can organize therapy). They will explain you the options you have, for example for pressing charges or storing DNA evidence. In the hospital, they provide medical care and also assist you if you want to leave a statement for the police.
They started this department specially to make it easier for LGBTQ people to take the step to notify the police of discrimination and violence against LGBTQ people. It’s possible to contact them directly and they can also offer meditation in cases.
The collective against islamophobia and discrimination set up a registration point to monitor and register the cases of islamophobia and discrimination in the Netherlands. They have an online form and phone line. They offer legal assistance and support for victims of islamophobia.
An organisation against ethnic profiling. They created an application to register cases of ethnic profiling, organize meetings, critical films and workshops. These workshops can be booked for places such as schools and youth organisations.
They have different projects such as a tutor programme, a summer school to develop fair-trade chocolate and are also a part of the Black Archives; a historical archive that houses different book collections, artifacts that form a legacy of black writers and scientists. They also host activities like book presentations and film screenings.
They offer different programmes that include support for queer refugees, lectures, activities and a queer Muslim empowerment programme.
“COC Netherlands has been advocating the rights of lesbian women, gay men, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT’s) from 1946 on. COC strives for the decriminalization of sexual orientation and gender identity and for equal rights, emancipation and social acceptance of LGBT’s in the Netherlands and all over the world. COC Netherlands is involved in many aspects of LGBT rights, with a focus on youth & school, 50+, safety, culture & religion and international issues. COC Netherlands is a federation that consists of 21 local associations. So, wherever you live in the Netherlands, there’s always a COC in the neighborhood.”
This platform is (partly) run by and for people with disabilities. They fight for better accessibility, medical care and better treatment in society. MiND (dutch website) MiND is het landelijke meldpunt voor strafbare, discriminerende uitingen op internet. en “Werkwijze Na het ontvangen van een melding over een discriminerende uiting onderzoekt MiND allereerst of de uiting (nog) online staat. Vervolgens beoordeelt MiND of de uiting strafbaar is op basis van artikel 137c t/m 137e van het Wetboek van Strafrecht en de bijbehorende jurisprudentie. Als dit het geval blijkt, dan verzoekt MiND de beheerder of moderator van de betreffende website om de uiting te verwijderen. Als aan een (herhaald) verzoek geen gehoor wordt gegeven zal MiND een aangiftedossier opstellen voor het Openbaar Ministerie (OM). Het OM kan een strafrechtelijk onderzoek starten naar aanleiding van een aangifte.” (van de website)
“LGBT Asylum Support is a Dutch NGO (Non-Governmental Organization). We support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) asylum seekers in the Netherlands. We are a link between LGBT refugees and other Dutch organizations to help asylum seekers.” (from their website)