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Child rearing and child care

Where is the nearest daycare center located? What kind of support does the government offer? This is a collection of useful links that focus on family policy, good parenting and child rearing.

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Family Guidebook

Who is entitled to family allowance in Germany? How much maternity leave do you get when you’re only temporarily employed? The family guidebook at is an excellent source of information to answer all kinds of questions on finances, law and child care. This is a service sponsored by the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth.