Welcome to The Netherlands!
Need some help?
Most expats know that Internet resources are invaluable whether you are planning your trip or are already living here. We have compiled a list of links that we are sure will be useful to you. Enjoy!
(non-profit organization providing information in English for settling in the Netherlands)
- Alcoholics Anonymous Intergroup The Netherlands
- American Cancer Society, promotes health through education and awareness.
- AngloINFO South Holland (Support groups)
- Blue Lynx Employment
- Dutch school info in English
- Employment by Language for International Business Professionals. English, bi-lingual & multi-lingual executive search, recruitment, contracting & temporary staffing specialists.
- DutchNews.nl – the latest news from the Netherlands, in English
- www.ExpatFinder.com – ExpatFinder is a free one stop website for people preparing to move or working and living overseas. Compare service providers, Find Relocation Services, Insurance, Finance and more.
- Expatica.nl – news and information for expats in the Netherlands
- The Hague International Centre
- TheHagueOnline.com – local daily news & views by expats
- The Hungry Mind We are a non-profit community center, providing a variety of activities and events for adults and children, and a warm welcome to everyone who walks into our clubhouse.
- IamExpat for expats of all colors, shapes and sizes
- Move to the Netherlands This site is aimed at helping all those who seek general information about the Netherlands. It gives a general view of tourist activities in Holland and provides useful hints and tips to those who intend to relocate to the Netherlands.
- Quit Smoking Community This organization raises awareness of the consequences of smoking and helps communities become smoke-free.
- Telefoonboek.nl is one of the leading online directories in the Netherlands.
- Traffic Trainer (Study and practice English driving rules for the Dutch driving test.)
- Womens Business initiative
- Women with Dutch Partners
|General Emergencies (police, fire brigade, ambulance)
– throughout Europe. This is an emergency-only number.
|Police Information (Hold the line until after the message.
This can take several minutes.)
|Emergency Doctor’s Office (24 hr, local call rates)||0900 1515|
|Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center
To contact the toll-free crisis line from overseas, first dial your AT&T USADirect access number from the Netherlands 0800-022-9111 and at the prompt, enter our phone number: 866-USWOMEN (879-6636).
|Alcoholics Anonymous (24 hrs)||0900 500 2021|
|ANWB (road service)||088 2692 888|
|Bronovo Ziekenhuis Wassenaar/Den Haag (Hospital)||070 312 41 41|
|Battered Wives (Den Haag, 24 hrs)||070 392 57 74|
|Children’s Hospital (Juliana Kinderziekenhuis)||070 312 72 00|
|Drugs Infoline (menu option 0, then 4)||0900 1995|
|International Social Services (Wassenaar/Den Haag office)||070 356 09 67|
|Leyenburg Ziekenhuis, Den Haag (Hospital)||070 359 20 00|
|Medical Advice for Travelers||070 353 20 40|
|Rode Kruis Ziekenhuis (Red Cross Hospital)||070 312 62 00|
|Sexual Abuse Hotline (Den Haag)||070 362 04 96|
Pet Emergency Services
|Dieren (Animal) Ambulance||0900 0245|
|Lost/Found/Adoption (Den Haag)||070 366 18 06|
|Cat Care Association (Den Haag)||070 345 79 85|
|24-Hour Vet Service (Den Haag)||070 325 59 07|
|Veterinary Service (Den Haag)||070 311 03 07 / (8am – 8pm)|