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More information and support

Here you will find tips about organisations that can give you support as well as links where you can learn more about Sweden.

Children’s Rights in Society (Bris)external link, opens in new window is an organisation that works for children's rights. You can contact Bris if you need to talk to an adult.

Call the Bris helpline for young people: 116 111

Save the Children Swedenexternal link, opens in new window is an organisation that works for children's rights.

The Swedish Red Crossexternal link, opens in new window is an organisation that works to protect and support people in need of this. The Swedish Red Cross can help you find your relatives.

Ombudsman for Children in Sweden (Barnombudsmannen),external link, opens in new window is an authority that ensures that other Swedish authorities follow the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Here you can learn more about your rights.

Youmoexternal link, opens in new window is your youth clinic on the internet. Here you can read about sex, health and relations in several different languages.

RFSL works for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex rights. RFSL Newcomersexternal link, opens in new window works with asylum seekers and newly arrived people.

Kärleken är fri (Love is free)external link, opens in new window is a support chat for young people subjected to honour-related violence and oppression.

Kvinnofridslinjenexternal link, opens in new window is a helpline that offers advice and support to women who have been subjected to threats and physical, mental or sexual violence. The information is available in several languages. You can also call 020‑50 50 50. They can arrange an interpreter in a few minutes.

Koll på socexternal link, opens in new window is a website providing information about your rights and possibilities of getting support from the social services.

Min rätt – Din roll (My rights – Your role)external link, opens in new window is aimed at you as an unaccompanied minor, your guardian and other actors who all have different roles to help you. Here you can get more information about the different roles and what rights you have. You can, for instance, see short films about what a guardian has to help you with.

The films Vad händer nu? (What happens now?)external link, opens in new window are intended for unaccompanied minors in Sweden who are living in a residential home or a family home. In the films you will find out what will happen during your initial period in Sweden, what people you may meet and how the asylum process works. You can see the films alone or with an adult. The films are available in several languages.

Information Sverigeexternal link, opens in new window is a portal for new arrivals in Sweden. Here you can get information about how Swedish society works when it comes to housing, education and healthcare, for example.

Learn Swedishexternal link, opens in new window is a page from Information Sverige about how to learn Swedish on your own.

The book Välkomna Hit (Welcome here)external link, opens in new window helps you to get to know Swedish culture and society.

Last updated: 2020-04-27

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