Grenzen überwinden,

    Kinder schützen,

Familien verbinden.

The ISD (ISS German Branch)

  • is the German branch of International Social Service (ISS) and the „Department VII“ of the German Association for Public and Private Welfare.
  • acts as an intermediary between voluntary welfare agencies, youth welfare and social authorities, guardianship and family courts in Germany and those abroad.
  • provides service for cases with an international dimension.
  • obtains social reports from abroad.
  • focuses on the best interests of the child.
  • provides counselling to voluntary welfare agencies, local authorities and courts as well as individuals.
  • is composed of an interdisciplinary team of legal and social work professionals.
  • is funded by the Federal Government (Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth).