Danish Red Cross

Who is responsible for psychosocial support (PSS)?

Louise Vinther-Larsen (National Department)


Contact for PSS

Louise Vinther-Larsen

Phone: +45 35 25 93 53



Website of the national society or PSS



Field of psychosocial support at the moment

  • Psychosocial Support to vulnerable families – Family Network Groups
  • Psychosocial Support to dying and/or lonely people
  • Psychosocial Support and dialogue groups for children and youth with imprisoned parents
  • Psychosocial Support to women who suffered domestic violence (and support to their children) through the Women’s Network
  • Visiting service for prisoners
  • Psychosocial Support to ethnic minority groups inkl. unaccompanied minors
  • Summer camps for families


PS Training

Ongoing master training for our Roster of volunteer trainers. Members facilitate PS-training for peers/volunteers working with PS activities (list above).


Danish Red Cross Youth

  • Social Clubs for children and youth
  • Play-rooms for children at crisis centers
  • Summer camps for children and youth
  • Loneliness
  • Homework Cafes
  • Mentoring for prisoners and minority groups
  • Hotline for youth in crisis


Asylum Work

  • Play activities
  • Support to unaccompanied minors
  • Psycho-education





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