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Stakeholders

Hamburger Landesarbeitsgemeinschaft für behinderte Menschen e.V. (Hamburg Regional Association for Disabled People)

The Hamburg Regional Association for Disabled People (Hamburger Landesarbeitsgemeinschaft für behinderte Menschen e.V., LAGH) is a union of approx. 60 self-help associations for disabled and chronically ill people in Hamburg, their families and friends. 

LAGH coordinates the interests of these people in the city and represents them in public, to the authorities, at institutions and on participation committees.
More information about the Regional Association and its member associations can be found at www.lagh-hamburg.de (URL only available in German).


Blinden- und Sehbehindertenverein Hamburg e.V. (Hamburg Association for the Blind and Partially Sighted)

One of the member associations is the Hamburg Association for the Blind and Partially Sighted (Blinden- und Sehbehindertenverein Hamburg e.V., BSVH). In keeping with its slogan ‘together we see more’, Hamburg’s self-help organisation for the blind and partially sighted offers advice on general and legal matters, as well as vision aids and equipment. There are also useful professional and discussion groups where experiences can be exchanged, and workshops about blindness and partially sightedness for school groups, care staff and others.

Advice on accessing the internet and cultural events is also available, as is information about informal regulars’ meetings and info meet-up points all over Hamburg.
More information about the Hamburg Association for the Blind and Partially Sighted can be found at www.bsvh.org (URL only available in German). 


Gehörlosenverband Hamburg e.V. (Hamburg Deaf and Hard of Hearing Association)

Another member association is the Hamburg Deaf and Hard of Hearing Association (Gehörlosenverband Hamburg e.V.), which assists the deaf and hard of hearing people of Hamburg with the issues they may face, their main aim being to improve their quality of life. The association boasts its own pool of interpreters that can provide the deaf and hard of hearing with support in all areas of life. In addition, they also offer cultural events for all age groups.

More information about the Hamburg Deaf and Hard of Hearing Association can be found at www.glvhh.de (URL only available in German).

 


Barrierefreies Hamburg e.V. (All Access Hamburg Association)

The All Access Hamburg Association (Barrierefreies Hamburg) covers everything from retail outlets, cultural institutions, government offices, public spaces including green areas and how to get to them – in short, it’s got the whole of Hamburg covered! Trained staff scrutinise these areas and buildings according to accessibility criteria and present them online as a kind of digital guide to the city. 

It also contains a great deal of tips for routes through Hamburg city centre and other districts.
More information about the All Access Hamburg Association can be found at www.barrierefreieshamburg.de

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments, you can reach us at the following number from Mon-Fri between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.:

+49 (0) 40 300 51 851

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