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Promotion of children, youth and families

In Bocholt, family friendliness is writ large. There are many interesting and supportive offers for families in the most diverse phases and situations of life.

Helpers in all situations

Cover picture Bocholt Family Guide

The Bocholt Family Guide, published in cooperation with the Alliance for the Family in Bocholt, provides information about the various contact points and addresses related to the topic of "family". The information is provided by independent organisations, various institutions and the city of Bocholt. In addition to the presentation of local help offers, supra-regional counselling institutions are also listed.

This is what it says:

  • Counselling in general questions of life, law and upbringing.
  • Early help: Support before and after birth
  • Childcare options
  • Counselling on parenting issues
  • Financial support
  • Leisure, recreation and health services
  • School, further education and professional development

Family pass

Discounts for swimming pools, libraries and more: the Bocholt family pass provides financial relief for families. The family pass is usually sent "free of charge" by post. Alternatively, the family pass can be applied for online.

Youth leader card

Youth leader card

The youth leader card (Juleica) is the nationwide uniform ID for voluntary work in youth work. It serves as legitimisation and proof of qualification for the holders.

In Bocholt, Juleica holders receive discounts on tickets to events in which the City of Bocholt is a co-organiser.

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Promotion of youth clubs and associations

The clubs and associations active in Bocholt that carry out children's and youth work can be funded in accordance with the municipal funding guideline:

  • Leader and staff training
  • Educational events for children and young people
  • Study trips
  • Measures for children and youth recreation
  • Holiday games
  • Materials for children and youth work

Application for a certificate of good conduct

Volunteers in youth work must present an extended certificate of good conduct. Using the following form, the associations can apply for such a certificate of good conduct free of charge for each volunteer at the citizens' office of the city of Bocholt.