Harm reduction

The projects offer clean injection equipment, condoms and advice on safe injection methods in order to prevent bloodborne diseases such as HIV and Hepatitis C.

People seeking international protection

The Icelandic Red Cross offers spokespeople for people seeking international protection as well as social support.

Refugees and migrants

The Icelandic Res Cross provides various services to refugees, for example guiding friend, language training, recreational fund and more.

Network after imprisonment

There are many things to keep in mind when imprisonment ends and it is important to have support when such a major change occurs. It can be good to have support and guidance. For that we have the project Network after imprisonment.

1717 helpline and chat

No issue is too big or small for the helpline. Annually we receive about 15.000 contacts that are as diverse as they are many. Our volunteers are professionally trained, well-experienced and of all ages.

Social inclusion

The friendship projects of the Icelandic Red Cross take a variety of forms, but all have the common goal of reducing social isolation.

Psychological first aid

The Red Cross provides education in psychological support and provides psychological support after major accidents and catastrophes.

Tracing services and family reunification

Icelandic Red Cross is part of the Restoring family links network and is the focal point for family reunification in Iceland. Please note that our services are open to all nationals and free of charge.