Support Groups

Cancer Support France
Official support group registered in France, dealing in the English language. English 24-hour helpline. Growing network in the Loire with the Vendee (85) currently supported.
Friends of Animal Sanctuaries in France
LAARF (Les Amis des Animaux des Refuges en France) is an organisation which exists to encourage people to volunteer at animal shelters and offer support in finding your feet, especially if your French is less than fluent!
No Panic France
Providers of an English-speaking help line support for sufferers of panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders and other anxiety related problems.
SOS Help
Anxious? stressed? feeling down? Professionally trained listeners offer emotional support daily from 3 to 11pm. Confidential and anonymous. Free but for the cost of the call.
Cancer Support Vendee
English speaking support for people with cancer and their families. Affiliated to Cancer Support France.
Calibre Audio Library
UK charity supplying audio books in English to visually impaired and disabled people. Free service available to members (registration can be made via the website). Free postal service to anywhere in Europe.