At the University of Southern Denmark we try our best to help you as much as possible – this includes giving you the option of talking confidentially with the relevant people who can help you. You also have the option of seeking help from outside the university and below we have a list of external organisations who may be able to help.
If you are unsure, then visit the Counselling Centre and chat with one of our staff.
Krisecenter Odense (women's crisis centre. Website only available in Danish)
Krisecenter Odense helps women who are the victims of violence or are under the threat of physical or mental violence.
Address: Rødegårdsvej 91, DK-5000 Odense C
Tel.: +45 6591 1328 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The crisis centre is open 24 hours a day and the telephone is manned 24 hours a day.
Emergency Psychiatric Help
It is a well-known fact that it can be very difficult for people who are alcohol-dependent or whose drinking has progressed to alcohol abuse to face up to their addictive disorder. It can be equally difficult for their closest relatives to acknowledge this. Read more on Hope’s website and learn about other people’s experiences and how to move on.
Address: Sdr. Boulevard 29, afd. P1, DK-5000 Odense C
The emergency psychiatric centre at Odense is open 24 hours a day.
Tel.: +45 6541 4157, E-mail: email@example.com
The Danish Cancer Society
The society offers advice to anyone who is affected by cancer. You can make an appointment to see a counsellor or join a group whose members are in the same situation as you.
Address: Vesterbro 46, DK-5000 Odense C
Opening times: Monday to Thursday 09:00 – 16:00.
Tel.: +45 6611 3200, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Incest Center Fyn (Website only available in Danish)
The centre provides professional counselling and treatment for adults who have been the victim of incest/sexual abuse in their childhood or youth and who live in the area within the borders of the former Fyn County.
Address: Mageløs 1,2 sal, tv, DK-5000 Odense C
Opening times: Monday to Friday 08:30 – 12:30.
Tel.: +45 6311 0712, E-mail: email@example.com
Center for voldtægtsofre (Centre for rape victims. Website only available in Danish)
The centre offers services to men and women who have been raped or are the victims of a sexual attack. There are no admission preconditions, the police are not informed, and patients do not require a doctor’s reference or any other kind of reference.
Address: Odense University Hospital, Gynaecological Operations Ward Department D, Sønder Boulevard 29, 1. sal, DK-5000 Odense C
Open 24 hours a day. Consultations are free.
Tel.: +45 6541 2348 You can call or come directly to the centre's address, even if you only want to have a confidential chat.
Center for Ludomani (Gambling Addiction Centre. Website only available in Danish)
Do you feel or your relatives feel that gambling is becoming a problem for you? Are you one of those people who believes that winning a huge amount of money is the key to happiness? Or do you think that all of your economic problems and woes will be solved if you won?
Address: Østergade 42, DK-5000 Odense C
Opening times: Monday 09:00 – 15:30, Tuesday and Wednesday 08:30 – 15:30, Thursday 08:30 – 17:30, Friday 08:30 – 12:00.
Tel.: +45 6311 1810.
Unge og Sorg (organisation for young people in mourning. Website only available in Danish)
The organisation provides counselling and help for young people aged between 16 and 28, who live with a sick parent or have lost a mother or a father. Counselling is free and the organisations employees have a duty of confidentiality.
Address: Vestergade 73, 1. tv., DK-5000 Odense C
Tel.: +45 3583 4300, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Help Line: +45 7020 9903 (Mon-Thurs 17:00 – 21:00)
Ensom i Odense (Website run by The Danish Red Cross Youth to help young lonely people in Odense. Website only available in Danish)
The aim of the website is to help lonely people between the ages of 15 and 30, who live in Odense and the surrounding area. The website allows you to contact other young people like yourself.
Opening times: Thursday and Sunday 19:00– 21:00.
Ventilen (voluntary organisation to help shy and lonely young people. Webside only available in Danish)
Everyone needs to talk to someone – but not everyone has someone to talk to. If you need a friend or feel that you cannot talk about something with your friends, contact Ventilen and meet people like yourself.
Address: Jens Benzonsgade 54B, st., DK-5000 Odense C
Meeting place open Thursday 18:00 – 20:00 and Sunday 13:00 – 15:00.
Tel.: +45 5051 4636 (Thursday 17:30 – 20:00). E-mail: email@example.com
Mødrehjælpen (a humanitarian organisation. Webside only available in Danish)
The organisation provides counselling and advice to families with young children who are in difficulty.
Address: Tolderlundsvej 1, DK-5000 Odense C
Opening times: Monday 09:00 – 12:30 and 13:00 – 07.30, Tuesday 09:00 – 12:30 and 13:00 – 15:00, Wednesday 09:00 – 12.30 and 13:00 – 15:00, Thursday 09:00 – 12:30 and Friday 09:00 – 12:30.
Tel.: +45 3345 8680, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org You must book a time for an interview.
Frivilligcenter og Selvhjælp Odense (Voluntary Centre and Self-help Group. Webside only available in Danish)
The centre is a local association helping to improve the quality of life for individuals by forming and supporting social networks. It is a non-political association with no religious affiliations. The association also helps refugees and immigrants. Its services are free.
Address: Jens Benzons Gade 54 B st., DK-5000 Odense C (entrance from courtyard)
Opening times: : Monday – Friday 10:00 – 14:00, Tuesday also open 17:00 – 19:00.
Tel.: +45 6590 8668, E-mail: email@example.com
LOKK – Danish National Association of Crisis Centres for Women (Webside only available in Danish)
The association acts to protect women and children from violence and offers legal counselling, advice and mediation to women/girls from ethnic minorities who find themselves in serious generational conflicts.
Tel. Hotline: +45 7020 3082
Mentor Fyn (Webside only available in Danish)
A mentor scheme managed by the Danish Refugee Council, where refugees and immigrants can be matched with voluntary Danes who can help with information about education and employment.
Address: Danish Refugee Council, Klingenberg 15, 1., DK-5000 Odense C
Tel.: +45 2029 2964, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Odense Legal Aid
Members of Odense Advokatforening (lawyers association) provide free and confidential advice.
Address: Albanigade 30, 2. sal, DK-5000 Odense C. For private consultation.
Opening times: Thursday 17:00 – 18:30.
Center for Rehabilitering og Specialrådgivning (rehabilitation and special counselling centre)
Provides special teaching and special pedagogical assistance to citizens with specific functional speech, hearing or vision impairments and provides special advice related to equipment that can help with vision, mobility or communication.
Address: Rytterkasernen 17, DK-5000 Odense C (speech and hearing) and Heden 7, DK-5000 Odense C (vision and mobility)
Tel.: +45 6540 4050 (vision), +45 6611 0233 (mobility), +45 6314 6214 (speech and hearing). Telephone lines open Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 14:00, Friday 08:00 – 12:00. E-mail email@example.com