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) 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 Sweden is an organisation that works for children's rights.
The Swedish Red Cross 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), 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.
Youmo 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 Newcomers works with asylum seekers and newly arrived people.
Kärleken är fri (Love is free) is a support chat for young people subjected to honour-related violence and oppression.
Kvinnofridslinjen 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.
Information for children about child marriage and what applies in Sweden has been produced by the National Board of Health and Welfare.
- Child marriage – this is what applies in Sweden (in English)
- Child marriage – this is what applies in Sweden (in Swedish)
- Child marriage – this is what applies in Sweden (in Arabic)
- Child marriage – this is what applies in Sweden (in Somali)
- Child marriage – this is what applies in Sweden (in Dari)
- Child marriage – this is what applies in Sweden (in Persian)
Min rätt – Din roll (My rights – Your role) 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?) 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 Sverige 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 Swedish is a page from Information Sverige about how to learn Swedish on your own.
In the app “Migrationsverket Stories” you can find information about the asylum process and the rights of asylum seeking children in Sweden. You can listen to the information in Swedish, English, Arabic, Somali, Persian or Albanian. The app is available for both iPhone and Android, and is suitable for children ages seven to eleven.