Herzwerk

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: Beheimgasse 1, 1170 Vienna
Country: Austria
Region: Europe
Website: http://www.herzwerk-wien.com
UN Languages: English
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Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Research
  • Training
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Victim Protection
  • Anti-Human Trafficking
  • Sustainable Livelihood / Alternative Development
Short description:
Herzwerk is a faith-based NGO that reaches out and ministers holistically to people in prostitution. Several times a week its staff goes out to visit people in street prostitution as well as in clubs, studios and brothels.
Along with coffee, tea, chocolates and condoms the NGO offers contact number and gives some brochures in their respective language.
Herzwerk works closely with the police and other NGOs in the field to identify potential victims of human trafficking who are forced to work in prostitution.
The organization offers counseling and works together with its clients to identify individual needs and goals and help them to receive health services, access (language) classes etc. or refer them into shelters if necessary.
The NGO maintains close relationships with NGOs in Austria and abroad, the police, social services and different shelters in Austria and the countries of origin.
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