VSJF assists, advises and supports Holocaust survivors living in Switzerland. Through regular contact and visits the VSJF provides them with the needed backing and support.
Furthermore, VSJF is the national contact point for compensations and requests to designated funds. It also participates in programs from the Claims Conference in New York, from which Holocaust survivors in need can request financial support.
Holocaust survivors in need can also apply for a pension from the Artikel-2-Fond. VSJF supports them in filling out the request.
In cooperation with
Holocaust survivors in Switzerland can contact the following organisations:
Social and psychological support for survivors:
Nationale Vertretung der Holocaust-Opfer in der Schweiz
Tel. +41 (0)44-206 30 60
Fax +41 (0)44-206 30 77
Individuals not residing in Switzerland can submit their written requests directly to the special funds in their vicinity:
Claims Conference Offices:
1359 Broadway, Room 2000
New York, NY 10018
Tel.: +1 (212) 696 49 44
Fax: +1 (212) 679 21 26
60487 Frankfurt am Main
Tel. +49 (69) 71 37 48 30
Fax: +49 (69) 72 11 04