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List of useful numbers in the Netherlands

Find below useful information and contact numbers for:

  • Counselling and Helplines
  • Lost and Found
  • Embassies/Consulates

Please note that the the Netherlands country code is 0031.

Counselling

0900 222 2377 (ACCESS Counselling Service Network – There is always a Counsellor on Call)

088 357 1357 (24hr Mental health and Drugs Advice at The Hague – Parnassia is the Netherlands Association for Outpatients’ Mental Health Care)

 

Sexual Abuse

020  611 6022 (Amsterdam)

070  362 0496 (The Hague)

For other locations contact 0900 899 8411. Please note this numbers are available 09:00 – 23:00 on weekdays and 15:00 – 23:00 on weekends.

 

SOS Distress

020  675 7575 (24hr helpline in Amsterdam)

070  345 4500 (24hr helpline in The Hague)

010 436 2323 (24hr helpline in Rotterdam)

079  352 3737 (Zoetermeer area available from 20:00 to 02:00)

030  294 3344 (Utrecht)

Some of these organisations are run by Dutch volunteers. If the volunteer cannot speak English, one will be found who can help. If the answer is a tape in Dutch, listen carefully – how to reach someone in person will be explained.

 

Helplines

0900 204 2040 (AIDS infoline – You can reach them in English on weekdays 14:00 – 22:00)

020  625 6057 (Alcoholics Anonymous – 24hr)

0900 500 2021 (A.A. Contacts – Reach them in English on 020 – 625 6057 – 24hr)

 

Alcohol and Drug Abuse

020  408 7777 (drug advice clinic in Amsterdam area)

070  391 7800 (The Hague)

010  272 3300 (drugs, alcohol & clinic in Rotterdam area)

020   570 2355 (drugs advice clinic Amsterdam)

088 357 1357 (drugs advice clinic The Hague Parnassia)

 

Battered Wives (mishandelde/bedreigde vrouwen)

These numbers will reach the crisis centres:

Amsterdam (09:00 – 23:00, Mon – Fri): 020 611 6022

The Hague (24hr, everyday): 070  392 5774

Rotterdam (24hr, everyday): 010  476 1680

Child Line (02:00 – 20:00 everyday): 0800 0432

 

Lost and Found

Lost Something?

Go to Verlorenofgevonden.nl, register what you lost and see if it is found. Always do a theft online declaration via www.politie.nl in case of theft or visit the policiebureau (police station).

Found Something?

Report an object you found at: Verlorenofgevonden.nl, and keep it at home. If no one comes to collect the object after one year, you can keep it. Handing in at the police station is no longer possible from January 2013.

Credit Cards

Europass/Eurocheques: 0800 0313

Eurocard: 030  283 5555

Giro Pass/Giros (24hr): 058 212 6000

Visa Card issued inside the Netherlands: 020 660 0611

Visa Card issued outside the Netherlands: 0800 022 3110

Amex: 020 504 8000

Amex (after 20:00 and weekends): 020 504 8666

Lost your card on a taxi or public transport?

Taxi Amsterdam: 020 677 7777

Taxi The Hague: 070 317 8877

Taxi Rotterdam: 010 462 6060

In public transport or places:

0900 9292

 

Embassies and Consulates
Find your Embassy or Consulate in the Netherlands at www.government.nl/issues/embassies-consulates-and-other-representations.

For a list of emergency numbers in the Netherlands click here.