Every year since 2001, Caritas Luxembourg has participated in the "Wanteraktioun" initiative organised by the Ministry of Family Affairs, which runs from 1 December to 31 March, with the aim of giving homeless people a refuge that is available night and day during the months of extreme cold.

As part of this initiative, in which the Croix-Rouge luxembourgeoise (Luxembourg Red Cross) and the non-profit association Inter-Actions Asbl also participate, Caritas Luxembourg takes care of the provision of night accommodation, from dinner to breakfast. The night shelter is near the airport. There is a shuttle service that leaves from the station. In total, almost one hundred people (including both professionals and volunteers) work alongside Caritas Luxembourg as part of Wanteraktioun. 

Wanteraktioun is an initiative of the Ministry of Family Affairs, Integration and the Greater Region.

Please note that this year's Wanteraktioun starts on November 16, 2020.


Foyer de Nuit de la Wanteraktioun

Tel.: +352 26 49 68 - 232

How to get to the Wanteraktioun night shelter?

The Wanteraktioun night shelter is located at 12a Beim Haff, L-1751 Findel (Building A), near the airport. Check-in is from 19:15 to 23:00. Please note that pre-registration is required. It can be done during the day at the Inter-Actions coordination service in Building B, same address (open from 11:30 to 16:00).  The day care centre, run by the Luxembourg Red Cross, is also organised this year at Findel (Building A): free meal between 12.00 and 14.30. For any extreme emergency situation, people can go directly to the night shelter between 19:15 and 23:00. A free shuttle bus, indicated "WAK", leaves at 18:55 from Luxembourg City station (Quai 104).

Download the flyer with detailed information and access map

If you are interested in doing volonteer work at the night shelter during the Wanteraktioun, please contact: Andrea Beestermöller, benevolat@caritas.lu

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