The Welcome Center Region Hildesheim was founded on August 1, 2019 and officially opened on February 13, 2020.
One of the core missions of the Welcome Center is to support the welcoming culture or Willkommenskultur in German in the city and the county of Hildesheim. The Welcome Center Region Hildesheim is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) of the EU and by the city of Hildesheim. Each institution contributes 50 % to the project that finishes on July 31, 2020. During this period all services of the Welcome Center are provided for free to all target groups.