A supermarket (Rewe) and a chemist/pharmacy can be reached by bus from the Georg-Christoph-Lichtenberg-Haus in about 5 minutes. The supermarket is located near the bus stop, Alicehospital. By foot the walk is about 1500m. The address is Dieburgerstrasse 24.
A bakery (Bormuth) and a butcher's shop (Hof Gruenau) can be reached on foot in about 5 minutes. The address is Flotowstrasse 21.
The trip to the city centre by bus is about 10 minutes. In the city centre there are numerous shops, cafés, restaurants and various service providers.