Support Groups

ASPEC
The Association de Soins Palliatifs en Calvados is a group of volunteers workng at the Baclesse comprehensive cancer centre in Caen or at patients homes. Their main role is to accompany cancer sufferers, quite often in their final stage of life. Bacless
Alcoholics Anonymous
In English! A regular weekly meeting in Avranche on Thursdays. If you have a problem with drinking, this is the place where you can find others who have a good life - one day at a time.
Cancer Support France
Cancer and its treatment is difficult enough in your own country, but in a new land, often with limited language skills it can be very difficult indeed. That is why the Association was created. We hope you find access to the support you need here.
Support During Illness in France
Offering active support for people with relations who are suffering and ill in France. Someone who can speak both English and French, deal with administration, pharmacies, doctors and more. Contact Roger or Lynda for information.
English language funerals in France
Fran Lewis is an accredited Civil Funeral Celebrant. Civil Funerals offer an appropriate and meaningful celebration of life that uniquely reflects your wishes, beliefs and values. End of life planning also available.
The Royal British Legion; Calvados
The Normandy-Calvados district branch of The Royal British Legion exists to provide assistance to ex-servicemen and women and their dependents in the Normandy region of France. Based at 1 rue des Airbornes Ranville (14).
SOS Help
Professionally trained listeners are available to take your call from 3 to 11pm daily. Feeling down ? Call us up Listening to Anglophones in France since 1974
Les Enfants Terrible de Cherbourg - Gay and Lesbian Group
Gay and lesbian group under law 1901 open to any homosexual, active or not, confirmed or not. Meetings every fortnight and local events. (50)
Counselling In France
This website enables confidential counselling in English by qualified counsellors. Contact one of our counsellors by accessing their page on the website or look up a helpline number. If you are a counsellor, please join the website.
Al-Anon
In English! A regular weekly meeting Thursdays in Avranche. If you have a relative with a drinking problem, you can find others with similar problems - and the solutions.
Womens Blog
For women suffering domestic violence, have sexual problems, gender issues, are suffering racial prejudice or have marital problems. Also any other issues affecting women living in France. Please login to view the blogs or to write your own.

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