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29.05.2020 — 19. Edition

Newsletter about the Coronavirus


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Dear Readers,

this newsletter is a multilingual offer, informing you about offers and changes at authority offices, institutions and social service providers during the measures to contain the corona virus. The potential target groups are clients* of the authorities and social service providers in Spandau and Berlin, who have difficulties reading, writing or speaking German. The newsletter does not claim to be complete as the information situation changes on a daily basis.
The GIZ gGmbH team hopes you enjoy reading!
The hotline for suspected coronavirus infection is
030 9028-2828
Hotlines for Spandau:
90279 – 4012, 90279 – 4014, 90279 – 4026

Do you need help in a foreign language?

Do you need advice?

Integration Guides Service in Spandau / language mediation in different languages


Telephone: ✆ 030 513 01 00 00, 0178 363 25 34, 0162 434 62 10


Migration Advice/ Mbeon:


Telephone: ✆ 0151 – 555 30 25 7

Chat: via the App mbeon, available for free in the App Store or at Google Play


Mütter in Arbeit (Mothers in Work) / FEMentoring – Special offers for women:


Telephone: ✆ 0176311 258 48, ✆ 0174631 35 18, ✆ 0174631 34 46


Willkomen-in-Arbeit Büro Spandau (Office for job-related issues)


Telephone: ✆ 030 513 01 00 70


Language courses of GIZ gGmbH – Registration and advice


Telephone: 030/ 513 01 00 00

Registration and advice: On weekdays from 9 a.m. to 12  Reformationsplatz 2, 13597 Berlin.


Willkomen-in-Arbeit Büro Spandau (Office for job-related issues)


Telephone: ✆ 030 513 01 00 70

WiA-Büro Spandau opens for personal consultations

From June 2nd, 2020, the WiA-Office (Willkommen-in-Arbeit-Büro Spandau) reopens for personal consultations. Our consultants offer appointments on weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Jüdenstraße 30, 13597 Berlin. They provide multilingual support for all questions regarding applications, CVs, searching for jobs and trainings, terminations and short-time work as well as the searching for primary and further education.


Appointments can be made by phone and email as well as directly at the WiA-Office. Please come to your appointment on your own if possible and wear a mouth-nose protection. In addition to personal advice, telephone / online advice is still also possible.



News from the Federal Government

Federal Government and Federal States extend contact restrictions

Contact restrictions of keeping a distance of at least 1.5 meters will continue until June 29th. The federal government and the federal states have agreed on this. It is also recommended to keep the number of people you have contact with as low as possible as well as keeping the group of people as constant as possible.

Further information can be found here:

News from the Senate Chancellery

All three lights of the senate‘s „Corona scale“ are back to green

The current reproduction number “R” is 0.9. The light for the indicator of the number of reproductions “R” is now green again after the figure R had exceeded the limit of 1.20 for the red area three times in a row (backwards: 1.37; 1.23; 1.22) .


The other two indicators continue to signal a green light with a new infection rate of 4.7 per 100,000 inhabitants within a week and 4,5% of the spaces in intensive care units required for COVID-19 patients.


Further information can be found here: 

News from the Spandau District

Gradual opening of the youth leisure facilities in Spandau

After some facilities such as the “Youth Theater Workshop”, the “Cafe Mitternachtssport”, the student clubs “Downtown” and “Schülerhaus” opened in Spandau last week, the facilities of the Spandau district now follow.

The following things are to be to considered when visiting the facilities:

  • The facilities may require wearing mouth-nose protection..

  • The contact restrictions apply in the facilities as well as in their outside areas.

  • The facilities are opened for fixed group offers with a limited number of participants. Teenagers have to register (see Link)

  • One-to-one discussions between children and parents can also take place in the facilities

  • Outdoor and exercise offers around the facilities are possible

Link with an overviews of the facilities and options for registration:

Useful Information

Spandau‘s digital campaign week and World Game Day

From May 25th 2020 to May 29th 2020 the initiative “Kinder- und Jugendbeteiligung in Spandau”, the district office Spandau and other supporters realize the first digital Spandau campaign week.


Another highlight of the week is World Game Day on May 28th, ,2020. Children discover the world while playing, the corona virus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic has only recently released many restrictions for children and teenagers. According to the motto "Out into nature", the German Children's Fund and the alliance "Right to Play" are initiating a photo contest. All children and families are invited to participate, there are great prizes to win.


Flyer for the campaign week:


Information on world game day:

Last week of the picture contest „The most beautiful spring picture“

The GIZ gGmbH picture competition continues until May 31th, 2020. Paint your picture of spring and just send a photo of it to Participating is worth it, there are nice prizes to win!