Take care of the whole family in Hamburg and learn about topics from marriage and partnership to childcare, parental leave and much more.
What are the legal requirements for marriage in Germany and how do you organise your wedding in Hamburg? Read more here.
Parents have access to several free counselling and support programmes, including after-birth services and new parents’ advising offices.
Hamburg is a family-friendly city. Whether you're looking for a kindergarten, daycare or private childcare, we've listed the options.
Children living in Hamburg are entitled to 5 hours of free care in a daycare facility per day. Find out how to apply for a daycare voucher.
All children from birth up to the age of 18 years are entitled to receiving child benefit. Get more information here.
The state supports lower income families by providing supplementary child allowances. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply.
Parental leave (Elternzeit) is a period of unpaid leave from work that allows employed parents to take care of their young child.
Parental allowance (Elterngeld) is a state benefit that financially supports parents who take on primary care for their child after birth.