We help here and now

ASB - the Workers' Samaritan Federation - is a German aid and welfare organisation, engaged in areas such as civil protection, rescue services and social welfare services. As a non-political and non-denominational organisation, ASB has, since its foundation in 1888, represented continuity and reliability. ASB is also engaged in relief for refugees allo over the world. In Germany, ASB is running more than 170 welcome centers and supporting about 50,000 refugees.

Helpful links and information

Refugees who have made it to Germany may find interesting and helpful information and links here.

Help for refugees

ASB is helping refugees in Germany and worldwide - e.g. in Northern Iraq, Ukraine, Libanon, Serbia and Mazedonia.

We help here and now.

ASB is a non-political and non-denominational charity and relief organisation. We help all people – regardless of their political, ethnic, national and religious affiliation. We provide rapid and direct help to all those in need of our support.

Relief and Welfare

ASB is a German aid and welfare organisation, engaged in areas such as civil protection, rescue services and social welfare services. As a non-political and non-denominational organisation, ASB has, since its foundation in 1888, represented continuity and reliability.

ASB Foreign Aid

With its first mission abroad in 1921, Foreign Aid became a major component of the organisation. Humanitarian and democratic principles form the basis of our activities at home and abroad.

First Assistance Samaritan Team

In case of an emergency ASB helps as quickly as possible and as long as necessary. In order to further strengthen its response capacities, ASB is building up Emergency Response Teams – the First Assistance Samaritan Teams (FAST).

ASB is helping refugees in Germany, but also worldwide. Our video gives an insight in our relief projects. Help us to help, donate now!

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  • Help for internally displaced persons

    In Ukraine, ASB - togheter with its partner, the Ukrainian Samaritan Federation (SSU) - is helping thousands of internally displaced persons.

  • Help for refugees

    ASB is helping refugees in Germany and worldwide - e.g. in Northern Iraq, Ukraine, Libanon, Serbia and Mazedonia.

  • First Aid

    ASB offers training in First Aid to ensure almost everyone can perform life-saving measures in an emergency.

  • Care for the elderly

    ASB's care for the elderly wants to enable as many senior citizens as possible to lead a largely self-reliant life in their own home.

  • Child and youth welfare

    "Every child is unique": ASB care for children and young people is based on this motto. Here children are regarded as equals, whose rights are protected and personalities are promoted.

  • Help for people with disabilities

    ASB has a wide range of services to help people with disabilities. For example, whether they want to stay in their own home, pursue employment or look for sheltered accommodation.

  • ASB Foreign Aid

    With its first mission abroad in 1921, Foreign Aid became a major component of the organisation. Humanitarian and democratic principles form the basis of our activities at home and abroad.

  • First Assistance Samaritan Teams

    In case of an emergency ASB helps as quickly as possible and as long as necessary. In case of disaster, the rapid response teams for help abroad - FAST - are there to help.

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