Do you not know what to do or who can help you?

Regardless of whether you are still receiving payment reminders or your electricity, gas and water supplies have already been cut off, you can apply for financial support from the job centres or the social services departments in Bremen or Bremerhaven.

Here’s who you can contact:

  • Bremen or Bremerhaven job centres:
    If you receive benefits from the job centre Bremen or Bremerhaven, you can apply for a loan here to pay your electricity, gas or water debts. You can repay the loan in instalments.
  • Bremen Office for Social Services or Bremerhaven Welfare Office:
    If you receive benefits to secure your livelihood from the Bremen Office for Social Services or Bremerhaven Welfare Office, you can apply for a loan here to pay your electricity, gas or water debts. You can repay the loan in instalments.
    If you do not receive any state benefits you can apply for a loan or an advance to pay your energy debts.
  • Counselling centres in Bremen and Bremerhaven:
    Are you unable to get any further with the authorities? Then you should contact one of the counselling centres in Bremen and Bremerhaven.
    All of the counselling services listed here collaborate closely with swb and can help you to resolve your energy and water debts. Select your place of residence and the desired counselling service.
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    Waller Beschäftigungs- und Qualifizierungsgesellschaft mbH gemeinnützig (WaBeQ GmbHg)

    Low-income households in Bremen can contact the energy-saving assistants at WaBeQ free of charge. They are part of the nation-wide energy-saving check initiative and will help you lower the energy costs in your household. The energy-saving check allows you to save an average of 150 euros per year in energy costs. How does it work? … Continue reading Waller Beschäftigungs- und Qualifizierungsgesellschaft mbH gemeinnützig (WaBeQ GmbHg)


    Förderwerk Bremerhaven GmbH

    Low-income households in Bremen can contact the energy-saving assistants at WaBeQ free of charge. They are part of the nation-wide energy-saving check initiative and will help you lower the energy costs in your household. The energy-saving check allows you to save an average of 150 euros per year in energy costs. How does it work? … Continue reading Förderwerk Bremerhaven GmbH


    Verein für Innere Mission in Bremen

    The Association for Inner Mission in Bremen (Verein für Innere Mission in Bremen) focuses on topics of support and advance, life in old age, psycho-social help and help for the homeless and refugees. Its range of services includes debt counselling and debt prevention, and it is an accredited debt counselling centre.


    “Verbraucherzentrale Bremen e.V.“ Consumer Advice Centre

    Consumer advice centres (Verbraucherzentralen) in the state of Bremen provide support and advice for consumers who have high energy costs, or are facing the threat of electricity cut-offs.


    Bremerhaven Social Services Department

    Bremerhaven Social Services Department (Sozialamt Bremerhaven) provides support and advice for individuals who claim benefits according to the Twelfth Book of the German Social Security Code (SGB XII) or the German Asylum Seekers’ Benefit Act (AsylbLG).


    swb Customer Service

    The swb customer service team offers free consultations on how to save energy, and can provide you with information and advice on the options of payment in instalments.


    Jobcenter Bremerhaven

    The Jobcenter Bremerhaven provides support and advice for individuals who claim benefits according to the Second Book of the German Social Security Code (SGB II).


    Jobcenter Bremen

    The Jobcenter Bremen provides support and advice for individuals who claim benefits according to the Second Book of the German Social Security Code (SGB II).


    “Fachzentrum Schuldenberatung im Lande Bremen e.V. ” Debt Counselling Centre

    The approved debt counselling centres in Bremen and Bremerhaven provide support and advice for people who have debt problems or are facing a situation of over-indebtedness.


    Social Services Department/Social Welfare Centres

    The Social Services Department (Amt für Soziale Dienste) provides support and advice for individuals who claim benefits according to the Twelfth Book of the German Social Security Code (SGB XII) or the German Asylum Seekers’ Benefit Act (AsylbLG).


    agab

    The Action Group for Unemployed Citizens (Aktionsgemeinschaft Arbeitsloser Bürgerinnen und Bürger/agab) provides support and advice for individuals in precarious circumstances regardless of whether they claim benefits according to Books II and XII of the German Social Security Code (SGB).


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