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Meeting place and counselling centre for people with and without accommodation - in the heart of Südstadt

Im Ferkulum 42
50678 Köln

Organisation: Vringstreff e. V.

Opening hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 11:00-17:00
Tuesday: 11.00-14.30
Friday: 9.00-12.00
and by arrangement

You can come to us:


No dogs

What we offer:



Food & Drink

Leisure, Education & Culture

Internet | WLAN

Post & Account

Power | Charging devices

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Further information:

Our mission is to enable people with special social difficulties to integrate and participate in society. We are located in the heart of Südstadt, behind the Severinskirche.

Our offer at a glance:

  • Professional advice and support  (e.g. in case of homelessness, imminent loss of accommodation, social assistance (SGB XII), basic income support (SGB XII), unemployment benefit II (SGB II), housing benefit/residential entitlement certificate (WBS), debts, addiction problems).
    Appointment and written consultation also possible online:
  • Lunch & Friday Breakfast: People on low incomes can meet other people over a freshly cooked meal (with or without meat) for 2.40 euros on Mondays to Thursdays (12.00-14.00, admission from 11.30). On Friday mornings (9.00-11.00 a.m.) there is a delicious breakfast for 1.70 euros.
  • Afternoon café with waffles or cake on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3.00 to 5.00 p.m.
  • Leisure offer: The painting group takes place regularly on Wednesdays. Other activities are announced on the notice board in Vringstreff and on social media.
  • Digital learning workshop: This is about the possibilities of digital access to help, support & advice as well as communication & social participation. Current dates:
  • PO Box & Account (P.O. Box is possible with us (if something is available), we will be happy to advise you on the subject of an account)
  • Internet access via free W-LAN. A notebook is also available for use on site.
  • Power is available at the mobile phone charging station.
  • The work areas in our employment project are in the kitchen and in the service of the café.

The Vringstreff is also a refill station. Bottles and containers you bring with you are refilled with fresh tap water free of charge.

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