Support Groups

SSAFA Forces Help
The French branch of the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association is here to help and support serving and ex members of the Armed Forces and their families. If you need help or wish to help us help others please contact us.
Bordeaux English Speaking Network
Group that visits English-speaking people in hospital and who have experience in helping English-speaking people who find themselves in hospital in Bordeaux. Associated with The English Church in Bordeaux and The Bordeaux British Community.
ACIP (Association Culturelle Internationale du Perigord)
Aims to help anyone of any nationality in the Perigord integrate into the area by encouraging participation in local life. Friendly, practical support and cultural and social activities. Le Bugue area based. Contact Jenny West (24).
Perigord Developpement
Company that has been set up to encourage investment in Dordogne offering help and assistance to businesses in Dordogne in English. (24)
Cancer Support France - Bordeaux & Region (33)
Cancer support association for English speakers living in France. Linguistic, emotional and other practical support available.
Victoria Benevolent Fund
The fund is supported by voluntary contributions and helps destitute British persons in the Bordeaux Consular District. The Funds official receipt will be issued to contributors. Write c/o The British Consulate General, 353 Boulevard Wilson, 33073.
Cancer Support France - South Dordogne
Cancer support group covering South Dordogne, North Lot & Garonne and Eastern Gironde.
Alcoholics Anonymous
The web site for the English speaking groups of Alcoholics Anonymous in south-western France. See their website for more details.
SOS Help Crisis line in English
Empathetic listeners taking calls from 15:00 to 23:00 daily. Listening to the Anglophone community in France since 1974. Based at BP 43, Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts de Seine (92).
Cancer Support France - Riberac
Cancer support association run by English speakers for English speakers living in France offering support whether it is linguistic, emotional or practical. Please visit our Drop-in centre in Palais de Justice, Riberac 4th Friday every month 0930-1200hr
Le Pole Experimental Metiers dArt de Nontron
PEMAs role is to help the cultural and economic development of craft-professions in the area by assisting professional craftsmen to perpetuate their know-how and by organising artist residencies and themed craft exhibitions throughout the year (24).
Franco British Chamber of Commerce & Industry
The Chamber was established in in 1873 and represents itself as the representative body for the Franco-British business community. Ask for Roger Haigh.