Special projects to support people from Ukraine can be found here.

Flüchtlingswohnheim Zeughofstr.

The refugee shelter is located in a quiet backstreet in the heart of Berlin Kreuzberg. The shelter provides a temporary home for up to 147 people (singles & families), most of whom are refugees or asylum seekers who had to leave their native countries for various reasons. We offer social counselling and support regarding administrative and bureaucratic matters, help finding German classes, schools, internships, jobs etc. Joint activities, such as excursions, workshops and parties are organized regularly throughout the year. Our intercultural team consists of 9 team members working in the field of social work and facility management. We speak German, Arabic, Kurdish, Russian, Persian, English, French and Spanish. Reception is open 24/7.

About Flüchtlingswohnheim Zeughofstr.

Target group(s)

Refugees in the asylum procedure as well as refugees with a residence permit who have not yet found an appartment of their own.

Founding year


Paid staff



We are funded by the Berlin State Office for Refugee Affairs.


Provide accommodation for refugees and offer individual support regarding asylum, integration,everyday issues and psychosocial problems.

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