Stiftung kreuznacher diakonie – Not stopping starting

The Stiftung kreuznacher diakonie (Bad Kreuznach Diaconal Social Welfare Foundation) is a major regional Lutheran social welfare sponsoring organisation of diaconal-social welfare services. It sponsors facilities in the Rhineland-Palatinate, the Saar­­land and Hessen.

The Foundation’s services are spread over five areas:

  • the Hospital and Hospice Division, with six clinics and four stationary hospices;
  • the “Living with Handicap” division is involved in rehabilitation, special needs school, apartments and workshops for people with handicaps and/or mental illnesses;
  • the Senior Citizens’ Aid Division provides ambulant and stationary  care and residential services for the aged and those requiring long-term nursing care;
  • the Childrens’, Young Peoples’ and Family Aid Division has day-care centres, family aid services and foster care services;
  • its Homeless Care Division offers the homeless decentralised residential and ambulant services such as street-based social work and day rooms.

The Foundation offers some 750 places for care, educational and diaconal-theological initial and continuing vocational training. In accordance with its motto “not stopping starting”, the Foundation works constantly to offer its clients professional diaconal-social services and to be a professional and diaconal-social employer for its employees.


  1. Address

    Ringstraße 58
    55543 Bad Kreuznach
    Tel +49 671 605-0

  2. Management

    Dr. Frank Rippel
    Pfr. Christian Schucht (komm.)

  3. Year of establishment

    1889 in Sobernheim

  4. Employees