Social Welfare & Education
A good education lays the foundation for an individual's future and opens doors when it comes to choosing an occupation. In Marl there is a wide choice of schools offering the full range of school-leaving qualifications, and there are many vocational training opportunities. Information can be found under "Education and jobs".
Women and families living in Marl are singled out for special support in certain situations and circumstances. Examples of the facilities provided include toddler groups, family counselling services and educational courses for women. All the information is included under "Families and women".
Health is an important aspect of life, especially for elderly people and for people with permanent impairments. There are various organisations in Marl offering advice on health issues and, in some cases, medical care. All the main contact people are listed in the section on "Health".
Families, unemployed people, and workers living on low incomes can claim government benefits in Germany subject to meeting certain criteria. These social welfare payments are called "Sozialleistungen". The main benefits and eligibility criteria are outlined in the section "Social security benefits".
All the information is available in German.