The SVLS e.V. wants to take part in the “Initiative transparent civil society” of Transparency International Germany. The participants obligate themselves to publish information regarding the goals of their organisations, where there financial ressources are from and who decides about their usage in an dertermined format. They publish those easy to find on the internet. The following summary is structured by this schema.


Information about the association

Name of the association

Place of registration

Eppinghofer Straße 1-3 – 45468 Mülheim an der Ruhr – Germany

Founding year



The statute, dues statute as well as the guiding principle and other documents regarding our work can be found in the downloads section (all documents in german).


Information about common public interest

Responsible tax and renevue office
Finanzamt Mülheim an der Ruhr (120)

Type of grant
Notice of exemption from corporation tax and VAT

Date of the last grant

Tax period of the last grant
2018 – 2020

Grant for inspection:

Our actual grant can be inspected HERE.


Name and position of essential decision-makers

Acting management board

Chairman: Patrick Huberty

Deputy chairman: Patrick Hopfinger

Director: Torsten Schrodt


Extended management board

Special board member for counseling: Niklas Brauer

Special board member for youthwork: Niko Tischmeyer

Special board member for voluntary acts: Zer0 Liß


Progress report of the association

Our progress reports since the year 2022 have been published here for inspection:

Progress report 2022


Personnel structure

Employees full time: 4
Employees part time: 8
Employees Minijob*: 2
Volunteers: ~ 70

*”Minijobs” are a special form of employment in Germany.

Sources & application of funds

Our earnings and expenses can be inspected in our financial statements published from 2022 on:

Financial statement 2022


Relationships under association-law with third parties

“Come Out! Stiftung”, Mülheim an der Ruhr

By the statute of the “Come Out! Stiftung” (Stiftung = foundation) the SVLS e.V. appoints six seats of the advisory board of the “Come Out! Stiftung” out of its members.


Umbrella associations

The SVLS e.V. is member of the following umbrella associations:

AIDS-Hilfe NRW e.V.

ABA Fachverband – Offene Arbeit mit Kindern und Jugendlichen e.V.

Deutscher Paritätischer Wohlfahrtsverband Landesverband Nordrhein-Westfalen e.V.


Homosexuelle Selbsthilfe e.V.


Names of corporate bodies whose annual grants are accounted for more than 10% of our annual earnings

Stadt Mülheim an der Ruhr

Stadt Essen

Land Nordrhein-Westfalen

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