Helplines in Poitou-Charentes

Find out about the support available locally...

While most crisis and support services in France are French-language only, there are some that can provide help in English, specifically those set up by anglophones for English-speakers.

Helpline Support Service
Alcoholics Anonymous
For English-language AA meeting see Angloinfo INFOrmation page
Click here
Cancer Support France
Based in Charente, with branches across France. Website has contact details of each office
Tel: 05 45 89 30 05
Association La Porte Ouverte (Open Door): Support and counselling available in English for people suffering from the effects of long term illness, family crises, bereavement, addiction and loneliness. 
Drop-in centre: open Wednesdays 10:00-12:00 at 18 rue Pierre Pestureau, Civray (86)
Tel: 05 49 87 97 36