General Information about IGfH - FICE Section Germany

Unfortunately our website is mainly written in German, but here you find some information in English.

The IGfH (Internationale Gesellschaft für erzieherische Hilfen) is the German national section of FICE (Fédération Internationale des Communautés Éducatives). The IGfH is a lobby for the rights and needs of young people in public care. We are not oriented towards parties, politics, nor religion. Our foundation is on of the biggest foundation in the area of child and youth care in Germany. We have about 1.900 members. Private persons, administrations, and educational institutions can apply for membership. The organizational approach of IGfH is to bring together various professionals in the field and to discuss issues regardless of status and institutional interests. Its intention is to find solutions and to initiate innovations in the field which are in the interest of children and youth.

The goals of the organization are:







The IGfH is a platform for professionals in the field. We organize seminars, conferences and educational trips, we publish books and a magazine (“Forum Erziehungshilfen“) and do political lobbying. There are different ways to get involved in our organization:



For more information please contact:
Internationale Gesellschaft für erzieherische Hilfen ( IGfH )
Galvanistraße 30
D-60486 Frankfurt am Main
phone: +49-69-63 39 86-0
fax: +49-69-63 39 86-25
E-mail: igfh@igfh.de