KESB (Child and Adult Protection Authority)

KESB is short for Kindes- und Erwachsenenschutzbehörde (Child and Adult Protection Authority). Perhaps “KESB” this is what you mostly hear during conversations. The KESB is an official agency and its job is to protect children and adults. The KESB helps everyone who is unable to take care of themselves.

Women and men from many different professions work at the KESB. They are specialists and have a great deal of knowledge. This means that if there is a problem, the KESB can find the best solution for you.

The KESB will help you and your family if you are unable to solve a problem yourself. Someone from the KESB will look at the situation together with you and decide how it can provide you with the best possible help. The KESB can order child protection measures. You have a right to be informed about this. How does it work? What are your rights? The KESB must listen to your opinion and include this in their decision-making.

  • Is the KESB not listening to what you have to say?
  • Do you not agree with a decision from the KESB?
  • Or do you have any questions on the topic?

Then give us a call!

You can find the address of the KESB that is responsible for you here

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