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Difficulties and crises in the family

Families can encounter many troubles and difficulties in the course of their everyday lives. These can be related to parenting, divorce, the death of a loved one or financial and health-related difficulties. If your family is experiencing trouble or difficulties, you should not delay when it comes to getting help. Public authorities, non-governmental organisations and churches can provide help to families who are experiencing difficulties or crises. 

Difficulties in a family with children

Families with children can receive support for any difficulties related to parenting and the family’s finances, health and the ability to cope.

End of a cohabitation relationship or divorce

A divorce application can be filed by both spouses together or by one of the spouses alone.

Death of a parent in a family

Children are offered help by social and health care professionals, for dealing with the loss.

What services can I get?

See related services and service channels.