Caritas-­Flüchtlingshilfe Essen e.V.

Caritas Flüchtlingshilfe Essen e.V. offers German classes (for beginners) and Erzählcafé (for advanced learners). Both are open for all German learners and free of charge.

Our Erzählcafé is open Monday and Wednesday 4-6pm and Friday 10-12am.

German classes take place from Monday to Friday. Please register personally within the opening hours mentioned at the bottom of this page.

Caritasverband für die Stadt Essen e.V. offers counsel regarding  Asyl, Ausweis, Wohnung, Strom, Gas, Telefon/Internet, Jobcenter, Ausländerbehörde, Schule, Kindergarten, Krankenkasse, Bank, Integrationskurs, Familiennachzug and so on.

If you live in Steele, Kray, Horst, Freisenbruch or Leithe, please visit us within the following opening hours:


Monday from 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Tuesday from 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Friday from 9:30am to 12:30pm