Welcome app

We are a platform where newcomers can find valuable connections, activities, and information in one clear and accessible place.

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What can I find in the app?

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Post, book and find activities

Organizations can post activities on the app and newcomers can book activities.

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Connect with people around you

Easily get in touch with people and organizations in the neighborhood.

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Find useful information about life in the Netherlands

Information about living in the Netherlands, locally and across the country.

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Need help?

Our team is available to answer your questions.

Where can I use the app?

We are currently active in Leiden, Venlo, Dordrecht, Almere, Den Bosch, Oegstgeest and Amsterdam. We offer local activities and information in these cities. Besides that, you can also find national activities in the app.

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    In collaboration with local organizations, Welcome app has already organized numerous events in Venlo, such as film nights, an Easter celebration especially for Ukrainians and Dutch language lessons.
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    Leiden is a good example of how newcomers take matters into their own hands and let us know what activities they would like to participate in.
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    Since 2022, we have had a warm collaboration with the municipality of Dordrecht and together we think about how we can work on that newcomers can feel a sense of belonging in their new place of residence.
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    In April 2023 we will go live for our biggest assignment so far: introducing 1500 newcomers - divided over 13 reception locations - to what Almere has to offer!
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    Den Bosch

    As the first, new municipality in 2024, we are getting to work in Den Bosch. In collaboration with the municipality of Den Bosch and Welkom in Den Bosch, we are going to implement the Welcome app in the Brabant capital.
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    A small but pleasant municipality located just outside Leiden, where we have been collaborating since June 2024 to support newcomers.
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    We certainly cannot be absent in the capital and the place where Welcome app itself is based. With more than 65 social maps, we aim to create one accessible and clear platform from June 2024.
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    Welcome app in your city?

    Welcome app in a municipality not on the map yet? That's possible! Contact us at info@welcomeapp.nl. Together, we improve the integration process.
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