Last update : August 2023

On this list you will find contact information on different groups and organisations
in the Netherlands that work with migration and asylum matters
and contacts to activist networks and refugee self organisations.

The country calling code of the Netherlands is 00 31.

  • General contacts

    national institutional support:

    Use their guide for your question in the Netherlands here:
    In every City you can find Vluchtelingenwerk, the Dutch Council for Refugees that assists refugees and asylum seekers in all stages of their stay. They do this with a network of locations, employees and volunteers across the country. Vluchtelingenwerk is active in all asylum seekers’ centres (azc’s) and in most municipalities in the Netherlands.

    Contacts/Info Guide for People without papers

    Basic Rights text More information on rights for people without papers, with useful addresses in different towns.
    Stichting LOS More information on rights ands legal issues, with addresses of many organizations.
    Amsterdam City Rights More information on rights for people without papers, with useful addresses in Amsterdam.

    Support groups for problems concerning labour (work):

    offer Free consultation hour to clarify labour rights.
    Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 32, 1012 RZ Amsterdam
    Phone: 020 760 08 09
    WhatsApp: 06 51771249


    support organisation for young single asylum seekers aged 12 to 25.
    Tel: 06 - 3605 9421

  • Day-shelter, activities, counselling, food

    • Amsterdam

      • ASKV Refugee Support

        provides legal assistance and social support to rejected refugees in the Netherland. Also they have dutch language training, courses and daytime activities.
        Chris Lebeaustraat 41062 DC Amsterdam
        Phone: +31 (0)20 627 2408
        Email: info(at)

      • Het Wereldhuis

        an advice, information and community centre for people without residence permits.
        Nieuwe Herengracht 20, 1018 DP Amsterdam
        Phone: 0+31 (0)622821472
        Email: info(at)

      • Stap Verder

        offer Language classes, activities, as well as free social and legal consultation as a church network.
        Hoogoord 187a
        1102 CJ Amsterdam Zuidoost
        Monday-Friday 09:00 tot 17:00
        Tel: 020-8457566

      • Here to support

        Here to Support focuses on making ‘undocumented refugees’ visible, audible and resilient. Here to Support sets up educational and cultural projects to enable refugees in limbo to learn to express themselves and work constructively on the future.


      • BOOST

        is an urban meeting place in Amsterdam where newcomers and other Amsterdammers work together on integration.
        Activities in diffrent languages:
        Danie Theronstraat 2,
        1091 XX Amsterdam

      • Joe’s Garage

        social political centrum with
        free Dinner: Mondays and Thursdays starting at 19:00 a clock
        Give Away Shop: Saturdays from 14:00 – 18:00
        Pretoriusstraat 43, 1092 EZ, Amsterdam

    • The Hague

      • Wereldhuis den Haag

        a meeting place and an advice and knowledge centre for undocumented migrants (migrants without a valid residence permit) in The Hague provided as a project of Stek, Foundation for City and Church.
        Hooftskade 87 2526KB Den Haag
        Phone: +31 (0)703181673

    • Utrecht

      • Villa Vrede

        Day-shelter, activities, counselling, food for people without residence permit.
        Tuesday-Saturday 09:00 – 17:00
        Wijnesteinlaan 4,
        3525 AL Utrecht, 030-8778095,

    • Rotterdam

      • Pauluskerk

        Lots of activities and workshops, Language classes and more. Also offer dinner several days a week.
        Mauritsweg 20, 3012 JR Rotterdam,

    • Nijmegen

      • Gezellig Nijmegen

        it’s a meeting space with a living room atmosphere. There are language classes, free coffee and tea as well as sometimes activities.

        Ganzenheuvel 56, 6511 WD Nijmegen

      • Huis van Compassie

        Day-shelter, activities, counselling, food, language class
        Vlietstraat 20b, 6542 SL Nijmegen

  • Shelter for rejected asylumseekers (Noodopvang)

    Here are organisations that offer or help with finding shelter, for example when your asylum claim in the Netherlands got rejected. Its important to contact the one in your area and each shelter organisation has its own admission criteria. For a complete list of support organizations in different towns, you can find addresses at the folowing website: (link: text:

    These are a few of them:

    • Amsterdam

      • ASKV Refugee Support

        (ASKV-Amsterdams Solidariteits Komitee Vluchtelingen / SV-Steunpunt Vluchtelingen)
        Chris Lebeaustraat 4 1062 DC Amsterdam
        Phone: +31 (0)20 627 2408
        Email: info(at)

    • Nijmegen

      • Gast

        Tweede Walstraat 19, 6511 LN Nijmegen
        Monday: 13:00 - 16:00
        Wednesday: 13:00 - 17:00
        Thursday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
        Phone: 0243294250
        Email: info(at)

      • Wereldvrouwenhuis Mariam van Nijmegen

        Mail conatct: or
        Phone: 06-45588555

    • Groningen

      • INLIA

        Jacobijnerstraat 5, 9712 HZ Groningen
        Monday: 13.30 - 17.00
        Tuesday-Friday: 09.00-12.30 and 13.30 -17.00
        Tel: 050 3138181
        Email: info(at)

    • Utrecht

      • Loket

        monday 10:00 – 12:30 tuesday 13:00 – 15:30 friday 10:00 – 12:30
        Johannes Camphuysstraat 101, 3531 SE Utrecht.
        Phone: 06-18742750

      • STIL

        Laan van Nieuw Guinea 143, 3531 JH Utrecht

        Monday 10:00 - 12.30
        Tuesday 13:00 – 15:30
        Friday 10:00 – 12:30 

        Phone: 0302715483
        Email: info(at)

      • SNDVU

        BBB (Bed, bad, brood)

        Stichting Noodopvang Dakloze Vreemdelingen Utrecht
        Palestrinastraat 1-B
        3533 EH Utrecht
        (Monday till Friday 9:30 AM -17:00 PM)

    • Wageningen

      • Vluchteling onder Dak (VOD)

        Markt 17, P.O. Box 285, 6700 AG Wageningen
        Phone: +31 317 450140
        Whatsapp: 06-41676935 (Marre) or 0618808007 (Frank)
        Email: info(at)

  • Health Care

    Everyone in the Netherlands is entitled to health care, even if you do not have a legal residence permit. Are you not getting the care you need because you are a migrant or because you are not familiar with the Dutch healthcare system?

    • National: Dokters van de Wereld (refers to doctors)

      Phone: 020-7653801
      (Available on business days from 9.00 to 17.00)

    • Medical bills for People without papers/ health insurance

      Het CAK pays doctors if they provide care to people without papers and without health insurance. Tel: 020 7978947

    • local:

    • Amsterdam: Kruispost

      offers medical treatment to homeless and to undocumented migrants.
      Oudezijds Voorburgwal 129, 1012 EP Amsterdam
      Tel: 020 – 6249031
      Mail: kruispost(at)

    • Rotterdam: Pauluskerk

      internal doctor for homeless
      The doctors work exclusively on appointment, phone numer: 010 4135600. You can make an appointment on Monday and Thursday from 09:30 – 10:30 hours.
      Mauritsweg 20, 3012 JR Rotterdam

    • Utrecht: STIL

      (refers to doctors)
      Medical Consultation hour: every Wednesday 9 am - 11 am
      Laan van Nieuw Guinea 143, 3531 JH Utrecht
      Phone: 0302715483
      We are usually available for questions by phone on Monday, Tuesday- & Wednesday afternoon and Thursday.
      Mail: info(at)

  • Selforganisation, Networks and NGOs

    • MiGreat

      Organizes protests and campaigns to denounce Europe’s violent and deadly border policies and fight for safe migration and asylum opportunities.

    • afrikaans Vluchtelingen Collectief

      Guide, Help and Support refugees and undocumented homeless who are living on the street in Amsterdam.
      Phone: 0687661244

    • SRO Sudanese Refugees Organization

      Sudanese Refugees Organisation advocates for the rights of Sudanese refugees.

    • All included

      a new initiative in Amsterdam fighting for freedom of mobility and right of residence for migrants.
      Plantage Doklaan 12, 1018 CM Amsterdam
      tel +31 (0)6 812 06408

    • Platform Stop Racisme

      a platform of organisations speaking out for tolerance and solidarity and against racism and exclusion.

    • No border camp Netherlands:

      a loose coalition of autonomous groups and individuals protesting the European migration policies and part of the European No Border network.

    • Stop the War on Migrants

      A self-organised group based in Amsterdam that makes campaigns against the current EU border and migration policies. Rocus is on the way the EU militarizes border security, and the arms and security companies.
      Mail: stopthewaronmigrants[a]