Pregnancy counselling; application for voluntary funding by Catholic counselling centres

The Free State of Bavaria voluntarily supports the Catholic counselling centres for pregnancy issues.

Description

Purpose

In the interest of plurality and proximity to the place of residence, an expanded offer of general pregnancy counselling is to be ensured in addition to the counselling offered by the state-approved pregnancy counselling centres.

Subject

Eligible for funding are pregnancy counselling centres in the Free State of Bavaria which mainly provide pregnancy counselling services in accordance with Section I and Section II of Part Two of the Bavarian Pregnancy Counselling Act (BaySchwBerG), with the exception of pregnancy conflict counselling in the state system.

Recipients of funding

Eligible to apply are providers of pregnancy counselling services, provided they meet the requirements of Art. 17 Nos. 1 to 3, 5 BaySchwBerG. Accordingly, they must in particular

  • belong to the area of public or independent welfare work,
  • have the necessary experience
  • guarantee proper counselling and fulfilment of the duties according to Art. 16 BaySchwBerG,
  • ensure that the employees receive supervision and further professional training.

Art. 16 No. 1 BaySchwBerG shall not apply.

Type and amount

Funding is provided in the form of fixed-amount financing within the framework of project funding. A lump sum of 27,000 euros per counselling centre is granted.

Prerequisites

Pregnancy counselling centres must fulfil the requirements of Art. 16 Nos. 2 to 11 BaySchwBerG. This includes, for example:

  • Minimum staffing,
  • Psychologists, doctors, lawyers..,
  • opening hours,
  • annual activity report,
  • no cooperation with abortion facilities.

Procedure

The application and the verification of the use of funds are carried out by the Government of Middle Franconia.

Deadlines

The application should be submitted by 1 October of the previous year at the latest.

The proof of use is to be submitted by 31 March of the following year at the latest.

Required documents

  • The information given in the application must be supported by appropriate documentation

Forms

Please select a location in "Localization" so that the address of the responsible authority can be filled in.

  • Prefillable Form, Bavaria-wide: Förderung staatlich nicht anerkannter Beratungsstellen für Schwangerschaftsfragen
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

  • Prefillable Form, Bavaria-wide: Verwendungsnachweis - Förderung von staatlich nicht anerkannten Beratungsstellen für Schwangerschaftsfragen
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

Status: 12.10.2021

Responsible for editing: Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Familie, Arbeit und Soziales

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