Free counseling in Iceland
112 Iceland has an updated database of places where abuse can be addressed. Moreover, this page provides useful information about abuse in its different forms.
Bergið is a support and counseling center for young adults up to 25 years of age. They offer counseling:
- personal in Suðurgata 10, 101 Reykjavík
- online chat
Bjarkarhlíð is a center for victims of violence. The aim is to provide support, advice and education about the nature and consequences of violence.
Free counseling sessions with a psychologist are offered by Heilbrigðisskoðun innflytjenda. Service is provided to refugees and asylum seekers from countries outside the European Economic Area.
The Red Cross operated Helpline 1717 is open 24/7 and free. Promises full confidentiality and anonymity. No issue is too big or small for the helpline. The service can be used in two modifications:
The Women’s Shelter offers free support, consultancy and information for women, their family and relatives about abuse or violence. There is no cost for speaking to a counselor.
- book via telephone 561 1205
- personal legal and social counselin in Túngata 14, 101 Reykjavík
Multicultural Information Centre
MMC aims to enable every individual to become an active member of Icelandic society, no matter the background or where they come from. Are you new in Iceland, or still adjusting? Do you have a question or need assistance? Languages: English, Polish, Spanish, Arabic, Ukrainian, Russian and Icelandic.
Organization Pieta is a place where to address suicide or self-harm. They take care of people in risk and support their relatives. Counseling and support groups are offered for everyone who is older 18 years.
- personal counseling in Amtmannsstígur 5a, 101 Reykjavík
- 552 2218 phone available 24/7
- counseling in Höfðabakki 9, 110 Reykjavík
- self help groups
- 562 6868
- counseling in Suðurgata 3, 101 Reykjavík
- support groups