Name of the organization
Dropout Programme for Right-wing Extremists
Right-wing extremism is a social problem which forces the government to take action in many fields. The dropout programme of the Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz (BfV) is a contribution of the Federal Ministry of the Interior to the Federal Government's action catalogue against right-wing extremism, xenophobia and violence.
The dropout programme was launched by BfV in 2001 to help individuals to leave the right-wing extremist scene. It is designed to motivate in particular young people to opt out of the right-wing extremist milieu and to strengthen their determination.
The BfV wants to address people who have come under the sphere of influence of right-wing extremist groups and who want to get out, but are not able to do so on their own.
- Advice to parents, family members and partners of those concerned
- Personal contact and care during the process of disengagement
- Arrangement of opportunities for further education or job training
- Help in dealing with the authorities
- Contacts with employers and probation officers
- Help, when external offers of assistance are needed, for example in case of alcohol and drug problems or debts
- Support in the event of a threat posed by members of the right-wing extremist scene, e.g. help finding accommodation and arrangement of the relocation.
- In individual cases, for example if moving is absolutely imperative, it will be possible to grant financial support on a one-time basis.