Information Centres for prostitutes
Prostitution and Health Centre (Amsterdam)
You can contact the Prostitution and Health Centre (P&G292) in Amsterdam for legal aid ranging from questions such as the entitlement to a benefit or a residence permit, assistance in getting out of debt and right through to making a report.
You can visit P&G292, by appointment, between half-past one in the afternoon to and half-past nine on Mondays to Thursdays (Fridays between nine in the morning and half-past five. Call 020 - 531 86 00 to make an appointment.
P&G292 is in the centre of Amsterdam, at Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 292.
Spot46 (The Hague)
Spot46 is the place in The Hague to visit for free information and advice about (healthy) work in the sex industry.
Spot46 can help you with, for example, career advice, legal advice, advice on working in safety and money matters. The Spot46 staff speak various languages.
You can drop in for advice – or simply for a talk – between one and seven during the day on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
You can also call 070-3457010 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Spot46's address is Herengracht 46a, The Hague.
You can call on Utrecht's HAP at the 'bus' at the streetwalkers' district on the Europalaan in the ‘bus’ or at the 'living room' at the Zandpad.
HAP offers you free coffee and tea, a talk with one of the social workers and advice on a wide range of issues including money matters, work, getting out of prostitution, health, motherhood and the police.
HAP is open between half-past seven and half-past one every evening and night. You can also send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 06-30185915.
At the moment the Zandpad is closed. However, the social workers are still present for you on tuesday and friday evening.
Humanitas Prostitutie Maatschappelijk Werk (PMW) (Rotterdam)
Humanitas Prostitutie Maatschappelijk Werk (PMW) supports everyone who works or has worked in the sex industry in Rotterdam-Rijnmond region.
You may have heard from the organisation as a result of their field work in clubs and brothels, or they may have contacted you via Internet fieldwork.
You can contact PMW for information on issues including debts, applying for a benefit, paying taxes and residence permits.
If you wish to get out of prostitution you can take part in their exit programme. As PMW is familiar with the prostitution sector you can speak freely about all your experiences. PMW has an obligation to maintain confidentiality, so the staff will not pass on your information unless you or someone else are in great danger.
Are you interested in more information about what PMW has on offer?
If so, call 010 – 221 17 15 between 9 AM and 5 PM. You can also send an e-mail to email@example.com
Do you work or live somewhere else? If so, you can contact the municipal health services (GGD) confidant in your neighbourhood for help and advice.
Find the municipal health services (GGD) in your neighbourhood by filling inyour postal code.