Self-help groups

Contact and information center for self-help groups KISS

KISS is a kind of self-help group exchange: here you can find out by telephone whether a self-help group exists in your area on a particular topic or report the formation of a group there.

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is the nationwide contact point for finding and forming self-help groups. It offers an extensive online database with nationwide and local self-help groups. Information can also be obtained by telephone.

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Here you will find an excerpt from the 2008 KVBW care report on self-help groups in Baden-Württemberg.