Welcome app

We are a platform and social map where newcomers can find valuable connections, opportunities, and information in the search for a new home.

Organizations Newcomers Locals Municipalities

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, as a social map and platform, are currently active in Leiden, Venlo, Dordrecht, and Almere. There, we provide local activities and information sourced from organizations in the vicinity. Additionally, national activities can also be found 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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    Welcome app in your city?

    Do you like to see Welcome app in a municipality that is not yet on the map? Please contact us at info@welcomeapp.nl.

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